All in a frenzy

We have some great times at MELSIG events, but we don’t have to wait until the next one to see how fun CPD can be when it involves making media for learning. The idea of Media Frenzy, an approach I have used for several years at Sheffield Hallam, is to create an immersive space full … More All in a frenzy

Join us online for #MELSIG_SHU 21 June 2018

Our #MELSIG_SHU event is happening all day 21st June. There are several ways you can join us through the day as we address the theme Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media and build three toolkits together using our Toolkit in a Day methodology. We will have 100+ people with us in Sheffield following this programme. … More Join us online for #MELSIG_SHU 21 June 2018

Flipgrid – sharing ideas about media-enhanced learning

Deb Baff (@debbaff), one of the facilitators of the Social Media for Learning strand of this week’s #MELSIG_SHU event Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media, has been using for collecting ideas and sharing experience around academic innovation. It’s a perfect fit for our toolkit building endeavours. It’s a social video app – you … More Flipgrid – sharing ideas about media-enhanced learning

Introducing Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes

The Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes focus provides us with an opportunity to revisit MELSIG’s roots and the widespread interest of innovators in the role of the recorded voice to supported learning, teaching and assessment. In this strand, we will take a broad view of the idea of podcasting and identify ways in which the ‘digital … More Introducing Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes

Media Frenzy – host a party for academic innovators

On Thursday 21st June hold a Media Frenzy celebration wherever you are. Get your inspirational innovators together for an hour to make, a ‘Voice of the Innovators’ audio case study lasting less than three minutes (see method) a ‘howto’ screencast an infographic or answer one of our toolkit FAQs using Flipgrid – we will post questions … More Media Frenzy – host a party for academic innovators

Open Badges to recognise contributions

MELSIG is a voluntary association dependent on the collective energies of people who engage with it. With our commitment to making and sharing knowledge in the form of toolkits through co-production, Open Badges allow us to recognise the contributions of participants. MELSIG now has three badges it will award to recognise participation in building our … More Open Badges to recognise contributions