Technologies for developing multiple
• Information about me (very quick).
• How learning styles have influenced my teaching and
• What that means in the classroom for me.
• Lots of examples of ideas of what I have actually done.
Freelance teacher trainer/speaker.
Part-time lecturer at the University ofWarwick and a NILE associate
Run www.teachertrainingvideos.com @
Won 3 major educational awards
30,000 visitors a month
A newsletter with more than 18,000 subscribers
Provides FREE help videos to show teachers how to use technology.
How it all started
How can I accommodate more learning styles?
How can I make my teaching/learning more inclusive?
What can I do in the class and out of the class?
Let’s focus on
something more visual
How can I do that?
Screen capture software
Records the screen of your computer as if you had a video
pointing at it.
Includes your voice.
Can add real video to screen capture.
Can add callouts, subtitles, arrows etc
How it works
Massive response to idea
Videos received enthusiastically
Created website for the videos
Currently 350,000 visitors a year
In surveys the number one reason for their popularity is the
fact they are‘
Visual and oral
People can work alone
It is self paced
My journey begins..
This has value everywhere
How can we make feedback more inclusive?
How can we make assessment more inclusive?
What about other areas?
The idea starts
First example just correcting grammar.
Providing general feedback to the whole class
Providing feedback on vocabulary
Providing feedback on grammar
Began to realise it could be applied to all subjects and contexts
Feedback on blogs
Long essays on MA programme
Research in Norway @
Article in theTimes Higher @
Article Independent @
Article in the Guardian @
JISC report @
Research in Canada @
Report in the HEA
Research at JISC
Research in Japan
Research at the Open University @
Research at Coventry University
Research at Cardiff Metropolitan
Impacting on Quality
• Student’s like the voice.
• Students’ feel it is more personal.
• More information is conveyed.
• Feedback can be elaborated on.
• Feedback can be very timely.
• Like‘having the teacher sitting next to you’.
• Student learning styles.
• Motivating/authentic listening material
• Special needs students
• Stylistic benefits
Making course material more
When we set coursework
When we create marking schemes
Original work done withTechsmith Camtasia
I then began to use JING ( free tool)
More recently began to work with SnagIt ( about $25 for
Experimented with other free tools like ScreenR and
Help videos for all these tools can be found on my website @
More inclusive assessment
How can I change my assessments?
-Less focus on always writing
Allows teacher/students to upload PP/Prezi/Google doc
Add their webcam and voice
Share on the internet
We can offer students the choice
How does Present.Me work?
Upload PDF files,WordFiles, Pictures,Video
Add your voice
Compressed and available to share
Speaking activities for students
Teacher presentations for blended/flipped classroom
Used on the University ofWarwick MA in ICT.
Students keep a reflective blog of what they learn on the
Images, text, video
Present their blog at end of the course
Engage with other learners.
There is a key message about learning styles that can help us in
our whole approach to teaching and learning.
Start simple ( I was thinking about 4 styles)
Thinking about how your teaching and learning can be more
Highlighted 3 key technologies that I think can help us
Can be used in a whole range of different ways
Recent article published in Norway
Recent piece on JING in the Guardian-
•For extensive information about the idea and examples go
Russell’s page on feedback and JING @
Help videos for all the tools
• PresentMe @
• Jing @
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