Surprise at Professor Simon’s Statistics

Predicting the Future In preparing for the lecture capture pilot project (now branded Replay), a great deal of thought went into anticipating problems that may arise, how to make the recording process as unobtrusive as possible for lecturers, and how … Continue reading

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The Rise of Replay

Re-branding The pilot lecture capture service at Oxford has been branded as ‘Replay’. A lot of great ideas were put forward, but ‘Replay’ ultimately won out. This does not signal a massive overhaul of the software or lecture capture project, but … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far

The Technical Trial The 2014 lecture capture technical trial has ended! Throughout 2014, the lecture capture team worked closely with several departments to explore the uses and challenges of lecture capture. The general experience of the system has been positive, … Continue reading

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Lecture Capture Continues Onwards

We Never Left We’re back! It may have been a few months since this blog was last updated, but the lecture capture project has continued unabated. The technical trial, that took place in 2014, was completed, and provided the lecture … Continue reading

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Panopto is a presenter’s best friend

As part of the IT Service internship, all interns are required to present on their respective projects. Discovering I was going to be away at this point seemed like a fun opportunity to reverse the typical use of Panopto – … Continue reading

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How does Oxford University’s trial compare to the Russell Group?

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If Lecture Capture keeps ringing with success, play on….

It is a truth universally acknowledged that being a student at Oxford University is a tough experience. For students who are physically impaired, the old buildings, beautiful as they are, can render studying here even more challenging. Thus when a lift … Continue reading

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A positive portrayal of Lecture Capture from History of Art

    Fourteen students, one lecturer, an audio recorder and a microphone: Lecture Capture proved a straightforward installation and an instant success in the History of Art Department Before Panopto was introduced, daily lectures were typically captured by using an audio … Continue reading

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Panopto pulls through at Egrove Park

Panopto’s capabilities for recording conferences were not just tested by Digital Humanities. Egrove Park, an annex of the Saïd Business School, ran a half-day workshop that was recorded by Panopto. The workshop was structured around flash talks lasting 3-4 minutes … Continue reading

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Recording 9 ’til 5…

Five days a week, two cameras and around eight hours of footage generated per session: the CDT of Oxford University is a pioneer when it comes to the use of Lecture Capture. An interdisciplinary department, the CDT’s need for Lecture … Continue reading

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