As we go along we often stumble upon some cool software and resources. Our little blog is a place where we like to share those with you. Occasionally we may brag a little bit about the nifty completed projects or web applications we've developed. Hope you'll enjoy the read!
We're counting down to July 1st! Many people think that this is a really busy time for Digilogue but the reality is that come July 1st, all our work is (fingers crossed!) done. If we have planned, implemented and tested to our usual standard, then the courses, teacher enrolment, content release, course approval, certificate deliverywill all happen quietly behind the scenes. Still, no room for complacency!
Congratulations to DNG-MHL (www.dnggalway.ie) on their webcast last Friday. 11 properties were auctioned and Digilogue web design Galway webcast the event live via the DNGGalway website as well as the Galway Advertiser and other websites. Technically it went really well, with media from a number of sources:
I attend a fair few courses and conferences. One thing I've learned about communication is encapsulated in one word - Drama!
I've seen dozens of speakers making excellent, sequential, instructionally-perfect presentations - excellent, but ultimately forgettable. Occasionally I've seen someone stand at the podium and do something dramatic - as simple as telling a short story, making an analogy, bringing some unusual prop(s), showing some dramatic images and speaking around them. This is impactful and connective drama - you are engaged, connected, alive and receptive.
This looks like a pretty good overview of Flipped Learning. From the course: "participants will learn about the educational research behind flipped learning. We will share best practices and practical examples. We will also share how-tos such as how to effectively use your interactive whiteboard to create content and other technology tools such as Moodle, Screenr, Screen-o-matic, Snag-it, and Camtasia"
Here's the link: http://www.eclass4learning.com/courses/course/category.php?id=6
There's nothing worse that spending time and money buying and setting up equipment - doing some recording - and at the end of the session discovering that the audio is not great, is too low, or that fan in the background was waaay louder than you thought! Here's an overview of my preparation