ViTAL Webinars

2014/15 WEBINARS

The next webinar series will be announced in due course.

Recording of the last webinar:

REC:all webinar TransLectures: cost-effective transcription and translation of videolectures (8 Jan 2013) 

Archived webinars:

Video and OER/OEP. (6 June 2012)

Video and Pedagogical Design

5 Steps to Successful Flipping  (Apr 25 - 2012)

VideoLAB  (Jan 25 - 2012)

Lecture Capture Pedagogy (Jan 18 - 2012)

Learning through Lecture capture (Jun 11 - part of ALT Lecture Capture conference)

Legal issues surrounding lecture capture(May 11)

Video and pedagogy - what questions should we be asking now ?(Mar 11)

Lecturecast - UCL's experience of a large Echo360 roll-out(Feb 11)


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ViTAL - video in education - HEA/ALT Special Interest Group

ViTAL is a group of educators who share an interest in using digital video and media in tertiary education in the UK and beyond.


ViTAL was founded in 2011 as a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association for Learning Technology and had two sessions at the ALT Conference last week.

On Monday we held thewell-attended Video in Education SIG Meeting. Notes to follow but here is a list of some of the areas we discussed;

If you have not done so already please take a few minutes (literally) to fill out our very quick pre-meeting ViTAL-SIG Survey of what are the big issues this year.

Clive Young, one of the ViTAL founders was interviewed by Leon Cych of the Learn for Life initiative, based in London about his interests in educational video and the various projects he has worked on and Clive explains why he finds video so educationally interesting.


joint sig webinar TODAY

I will be presenting for a joint SIG webinar today: welcome!Continue

Tags: oer, teaching, language, video

Started by Teresa MacKinnon Nov 25, 2014.

M&L webinar: 4G pilot “Historical Amsterdam”, discovering the city with mobile devices

M&L webinar: 4G pilot “Historical Amsterdam”, discovering the city with mobile devices6 November 2014, 15:00-16:00 CET (…Continue

Tags: Learning, &, Media, webinar

Started by Joasia van Kooten Nov 3, 2014.

Workshop: Get in the Picture: Innovative Use of Video in Higher Education, Workshop 19 Nov in Brussels

The full-day event will take place right before the Media & Learning Conference (20 - 21 November 2014) in Brussels. The day will include case studies on innovative uses of video in Higher…Continue

Tags: HE, video, workshop

Started by Joasia van Kooten Oct 14, 2014.

5 June, M&L Webinar: Lectures in the Cloud

M&L Webinar: Lectures in the Cloud5 June 2014, 15:00 CET (…Continue

Started by Joasia van Kooten Jun 2, 2014.

Blog Posts

A 4-week MOOC, starting in January: WHAT and HOW to Teach with Video


A 4-week MOOC, starting in January: WHAT and HOW to Teach with Video- updated from my book,  Designing video and multimedia for open and flexible learning (2006, reprinted 2009).

  • WHAT to teach with video: Powerful Teaching/Learning Roles for which video is potentially capable, due to its distinctive presentational attributes 
  • HOW to teach with video: Pedagogic Design Principles to…

Posted by Jack Koumi on August 6, 2016 at 16:56

Video Enriched Virtual Action Learning - Case study REC:all VU University Amsterdam

In the first semester of the one-year teacher training programme of VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, each year around 20 student teachers participate in the course “basic pedagogy”.  

Student teachers enrolled in this course will learn to develop lesson plans based on pedagogical theories. During the course student teachers are engaging in a learning process of collaborative creation, stimulated by a…


Posted by Petra on June 14, 2012 at 13:00

ViTAL/REC:all @ Echo360 Community Conference 2 MAY | UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

Attended a very interesting Echo360 'community conference' at UCL yesterday. Several speakers from UCL including ViTAL webinar star Carl Gombrich, talking about flipping. Echo360 outlined their technical roadmap, including better editing and social learning features, quizzes and so on. All very useful but some saw a potential overlap/confusion with the VLE.

I also did a presentation reviewing how our pedagogical ideas of using video had developed and gave a snapshot of how far we had…


Posted by Clive Peter Lees Young on May 3, 2012 at 10:35

Concept mapping with knowledge clips and webinar feedback sessions.

In the academic year 2012-2013, the Faculty of Arts designs a course (Communication through texts) for the program Communication and Information Studies (VU University Amsterdam). In this course 75 students study theories about text and text quality, and the phenomena that actually play a role in the quality of informative, persuasive and instructive texts.


Last year professor Spooren taught a part of this course (part A) during 4 weeks. Every week the students attended a…


Posted by Daniël Drittij on May 1, 2012 at 10:19


REC:all NEW EU Project

ViTAL worked closely with REC:all (recording and augmenting lectures for learning) a transnational learning technology project led by Clive Young at UCL. Funded by the EU Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus), the two-year project started in October 2011 and finished in December 2013. Check out the REC:all site for reports, case studies and guides from the project.


ViTAL Documentation

The outcomes of the ViTAL community are stored on the Video in Education (ViE) wiki.


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