How to find ‘free-to-use’ images for educational purposes

Nowadays it is easy to find images online.  However, many online images have copyright implications.  Here is a list of sites (in alphabetical order) where you can find images that you can freely use for educational purposes. Note: although many … Continue reading

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LTG Announce – week 2 @ltg #elearning #video # research #vle

Featured LTG case study – WikiNets: organising and sharing your research Editathon Success on Ada Lovelace day The Research Skills Toolkit workshops are open for booking Using digital media Upcoming WebLearn and Turnitin courses How to compress large video files … Continue reading

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LTG Announce: Michaelmas Term 13 – week 1

Featured LTG case study – Blavatnik School of Government iPad app: a new take on WebLearn Engage – Digital technologies for public engagement, knowledge exchange and impact How to display public tweets in a WebLearn page Engage: Engage: Communicating in … Continue reading

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How to compress large video files without losing quality using Handbrake

Large video files are slow to upload and download. One of the most popular tools that can significantly shrink the file size without losing quality is Handbrake. It is popular due to three reasons: It can convert video from nearly … Continue reading

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A refreshing way of running a committee meeting

I had an interesting day yesterday in Birmingham at the #ALT (Association for Learning Technology) Joint Optional Committees and Strategy meeting. ALT is the UK’s leading membership organisation in the learning technology field. Its purpose is “to ensure that use … Continue reading

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How to display public tweets on a webpage

If you used Twitter’s feed to display public tweets in WebLearn, you may notice that it has stopped working. This is not caused by WebLearn but by a change in Twitter which no longer supports RSS feeds. This blog post … Continue reading

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