Increasingly, staff are looking for ways they can use video, audio and multimedia to enhance their teaching materials. Students, too, look for opportunities to use digital skills in their work, for example creating video, podcasts, infographics or animations.
The Multimedia Team in LEaD can help. We provide specialist advice, support, equipment and facilities to enable staff and students to create and use multimedia resources for teaching and learning. In these pages you can find out more about the facilities and tools available to staff.
|Engagement||Teaching Complex Concepts||A personal touch||Accessibility|
Effectively-designed multimedia can increase
students’ engagement, as well as retention
Complex material can be presented in a visual
way which aids understanding
Video or audio messages allow you to
connect with students personally
Multimedia can be more accessible for students
with learning differences or disabilities
Here you can see what projects your colleagues have worked on, multimedia and otherwise, and what kind of support they received from LEaD.
Embedding or linking to YouTube videos (or similar) for examples of how to use computer software; artistic or musical performances; or clips from film, radio and TV
Find out about how you can meet and connect with remote students, guest lecturers or field experts using Skype or Adobe Connect, both of which are available to City staff.
Want to create your own multimedia teaching resource at your desk? Find out how here!
Give students the opportunity to create their own multimedia content. This can help them develop their creative and presentation skills.
Once you have created your multimedia resources, you can learn to organise them here. You will also learn about creating clips from your video or audio resources, as well as other possibilities such as adding captions. Staff who do not have editing access to Moodle can also use Mediaspace to upload and record multimedia resources.
An introduction to The MILL which includes the digital production studio for recording high quality video and multimedia production booths for a quiet space to create your own resources.
Here you will find a list of our assets and guidance on how to use them.
If you need some inspiration, have a look through these examples.
Click here for some advice on how to plan your project.
Excitement by Yamini Ahluwalia from the Noun Project
molecule by Muharrem Fevzi Çelik from the Noun Project
person by Javier Cabezas from the Noun Project
Key by Claire Jones from the Noun Project