Recording using Mediasite

Following on from last week’s post on Recording Online Teaching Materials, this week DigiKnow looks at how to record yourself and/or your screen using Mediasite (in Queen’s University), and how to add this to your online teaching materials. Before you start recording materials for online delivery, ask yourself are you Read more…

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Recording Online Teaching Materials

This week’s DigiKnow post looks at recording online teaching materials, and will detail the recording methods and systems which can be used within Queen’s University and beyond. This touches on Cognitive Load and Multimedia Principles of learning, when designing teaching materials for online use. Using these concepts, DigiKnow will detail Read more…

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Using Canvas Conferences

For those teaching at a distance and using Canvas, here’s a quick guide to get started. A downloadable resource is available at the end of this post. Canvas Conferences is a quick and easy way to teach students remotely. In Canvas, Big Blue Button (the conferences app) will store recordings Read more…

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MS Teams – Top Tips

Yesterday, DigiKnow posted two blogs on Teaching at a Distance – MS Teams and Recording Lectures in PowerPoint. Teaching and meetings at a distance are made easier using MS Teams (via Office 365). Here’s a few tips to help teachers and staff using MS Teams. Be sensible Teachers – take Read more…

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MS Word Accessibility

If you missed our introduction to Accessibility for digital content, you can read it here: Accessibility. Firstly, consider why you are using MS Word. Assignments or brand guidelines may specify the formatting (i.e., font, size, line spacing, etc.) to be used. Toward the end of last week’s blog, there were Read more…

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Accessibility

Here at Queen’s University, staff and students produce digital content for a variety of reasons. This can be assignments, posters, learning materials, video or web-based content, to name a few. It is important to make digital content accessible to users of the content (i.e., the intended audience). By content, we Read more…