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Category: video

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Notes & Queries 1: Trimming a video in MediaSpace

May 14th, 2018 at 09:05

This is one in a series of answers to questions we’ve been sent. The answers are included here in case they are of use to anyone else. Today’s question: How do I trim a video in MediaSpace using the MediaSpace tools? Here’s how: first press the ‘Launch Editor’ button on the right hand side. This [...]

MediaSpace video issues in Chrome

May 10th, 2018 at 09:05

If you have the latest version of Chrome (Chrome version 66 or higher) you may find you are unable to play video in Moodle (and anywhere else it’s embedded) from MediaSpace.  This is due to a change Google made to their browser and the way it handles secure certificates. If you are using Google Chrome [...]

Echo360 – replacing block with link in Moodle

October 27th, 2016 at 09:10

There has recently been a change to the way staff and students access lecture capture recordings from the Echo360 system through Moodle.    Previously, a block could be added to the left or right column of a module’s Moodle page which linked to all lecture and other recordings for the module. It’s still possible to link [...]

Google+ Hangouts on Air move to YouTube Live

August 18th, 2016 at 10:08

Google has announced a big change to Hangouts on Air: Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live Many online courses such as MOOCs, as well as meetings and collaborations use this tool, so it’s worth looking at the changes. Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live on September 12 and [...]

Assessing students with video #2: two-minute video pitch

June 28th, 2016 at 09:06

In the second in our series on assessing students using video, Jackie Andrews reports on using a two-minute video presentation exercise as part of the assessment for a Nottingham Advantage Award module, Enactus Nottingham.  As part of this, students work on social enterprises, building and running projects and businesses. They put a lot of work [...]

Assessing students with video #1: video presentation on a topic

June 21st, 2016 at 09:06

Increasingly, lecturers are asking students to upload video as part of their module or course assessment. There are many ways to submit video, including uploading to YouTube and submitting a URL, and adding a video to a shared drive. At the University of Nottingham one of the options available for assessment in Moodle allows students [...]

Can I upload materials to Moodle without breaching copyright?

June 8th, 2016 at 09:06

If the material you’re uploading was written by you, or you have permission from the copyright holder, then you can freely upload material to Moodle or use it in lectures and presentations.  With the usual disclaimer about us not being lawyers, there are some common sense approaches to take when considering copyright in preparing materials [...]

Video team wins Learning on Screen Award

April 29th, 2016 at 02:04

Congratulations to Learning Technology’s Video Production team for their success in 2016’s Learning on Screen Awards. The team have scooped this prestigious award for the film From the ‘Just War’ to the Unjust Peace which was produced as part of a suite of films made for the FutureLearn MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Propaganda and [...]

Moodle Outage 4th July & Mediaspace upgrade

June 26th, 2015 at 01:06

A day of outage for Moodle is planned for Saturday 4th July (9 am – 5 pm UK time).  The outage is for Information Services to undertake an upgrade on part of the Moodle infrastructure and this will require a day of outage (in Moodle). An upgrade is also planned (8th July) to the cloud infrastructure [...]

T & L Seminar: Experiences of Lecture Capture Wed 4 March

March 2nd, 2015 at 10:03

The subject of the talk on March 4th is Experiences of lecture capture. We have invited speakers from three different faculties to describe how lecture capture is being used in their schools and to report on the experience of staff and students with this very topical technique. The speakers are: Joel Feinstein (Mathematical Sciences) Alison [...]