HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will

Download an MP3 file (2.4 MB) to listen to this blog post: HTML5 goodness Or, browser willing, play it back here: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. A few posts ago I was po’ed at IE 9 because I couldn’t see video captions or HTML 5 content. Neither could my husband. Before you recommend other browsers, yes – I use other browsers. The students whose lives I am trying to make…

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What I learned from writing tutorials

Play this article as audio: Right click to download: What I learned from writing tutorials¬†(MP3, 1.9 MB) Play back on site: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. This week I’ve been busy creating tutorials for learners on how to use Moodle. I looked on YouTube and couldn’t find any generic enough to suit my needs. As I explored what students were likely to need to know and some ideas for tools…

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Mark Smithers on why lecture capturing is a woeful use of technology

I wish I could add something pithy to this – but when someone makes the point so very, very well – all you can do is point others to it. Being me and unable to NOT state an opinion, I will preface this link as follows: As an online student who had to sit through hours of crappy video of somebody lecturing in front of a white board I can’t see clearly – lemme tell…

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