So academics have found themselves at home, trying to create learning materials that stand out as good quality in a virtual world. If you were thinking the simplest path was just to record your lecture, you’re in for a rude awakening. It’s a maze of pitfalls and you will lose this game. Here’s eleven things you need to consider first.
Sure, recording video is democratised; anyone with a smart phone can produce something. But especially in a time when everyone is turning to virtual pedagogy, you need to consider the quality of what you are producing. Let me explain.
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I’m guessing you’re all seeing a lot of these and I’m no exception. As you can imagine, for the safety and protection of the people we love, we’re all in a bit of a strange situation. So you will see from my events and past events pages, pretty much everything I do has been cancelled and that brings sadness, especially to me.
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Just finished the first draft of the script for Jonny’s Big Little Show. It’s been a joy, but also one I’ve learned a lot from already. So many of those tropes about writing any are all true. Here are a few of my thoughts so far.
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