Prompted by my visit to Edinburgh next week to the “More Effective Lectures” workshop, I have compiled several blog posts and bits and pieces of other writing into a Resource Pack that I hope might be useful to other practitioners entitled: “Podcasting and screencasting for supporting lectures“. The resource is a PDF file and is available at this link: Podcasting and Screencasting for Supporting Lectures or click on the image below. The resource covers:
- Introduction to the use of podcasts/screencasts in education
- Overview of the design of e-resources
- Tips for preparing podcasts and screencasts
- Tools of the trade: Audacity, Camtasia and Articulate
- Using SCORM compatibility
- Publishing a podcast series to iTunes
This is an Articulate interaction which incorporates video demonstrations the various aspects of the iodine clock experiment and then has a quiz towards the end. This could be used as a pre-lab activity, where students could print out their response to the quiz and bring it to the lab, or alternatively link the quiz to the VLE by SCORM. Click on the image to access the resource:
Funding from NDLR and DIT gratefully acknowledged.
Here is a simple tabbed presentation template for use in Articulate. A screenshot is below. It consists of four tabs, but more could be added easily. It is a variation on the blue tabs theme I saw elsewhere. You can see it in action here.
Download: Tabs template (2007)
Published 11th themed resource (along with a few sub resources from these not given below) on my site Maths for Chemistry today. Five more on basic chemistry calculations on the way! It’s amazing how much I’ve learned about Articulate in doing these, and interesting to track my own development ability (slowly improving 🙂 )
11. Titration calculations
10. Basic Statistical Analysis
9. Paired t-test
8. One-sample t-test
7. Mass-mole calculations
6. Completing an F-test
5. Student’s t-test
4. Functions and Calibration Plots
3. Raoult’s Law
2. Logs in chemistry
1. Simultaneous Equations in Chemistry
Having watched @elearning‘s Screenr demonstrations on using icons and following on the same theme from before on my toggle switch demo, I was interested in seeing how to use animation in PowerPoint to mimic a button depress. This demonstration shows how a shape over the button on each slide which rapidly disappears (Exit animation) gives the impression of a button press. It needs tweaking but it *could* look good!
Demo 1 shows an example
Demo 2 shows the effect of different fade rates – seems the faster the better!