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LTI guide to using digital media

LSE learning technology and innovation guide to using digital media.

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LTI guide to using digital media

  1. 1. Using Digital Media Digital Media in Education Using Digital Media: Digital Media for Teaching and Learning What are Digital Media? Digital media are defined as one or a combination of still images and graphics, moving images including video and audio in a digital form Images, audio and video can be used to: ❶improve retention, by delivering information both verbally and non- verbally ❷ aid understanding through the use of figures and diagrams, ❸ make your teaching materials aesthetically pleasing and provide variety, ❹ provide visual or audible context to reinforce ideas Why use them in teaching? “Digital media is flexible and has a wide range of application in teaching and learning including facilitating communication and enabling rich feedback.” JISC The first port of call for many people may be the internet, but copying images and media has copyright implications and you may need permission of a licence for this activity. Finding and Using Digital Media that are Fit for Teaching
  2. 2. Using Digital Media: Digital Media in Education More information: LTI runs workshops on finding and using digital media Go to LSE’s training system for more information Social Media in Research “social media is not just marketing for academic work. Social media platforms can inform every step of the research process: helping faculty get a pulse on movement in their industry, providing feedback during research and then assisting in the promotion of the published work.” Guardian Higher Education Ways to find out more Show a broadcast TV or radio programme for teaching purposes with the ERA Licence Use Box of Broadcasts, an immense library of TV and radio broadcasts or to schedule your own recordings for use in teaching. Check out LTI’s list of multimedia resources for use in educational settings Digital Media at LSE Some artists and authors are happy for people to use and adapt their content and may choose to licence it under a Creative Commons Licence. These licences mean, provided you abide by certain conditions, you are free to use and adapt the content. If you wish to find material licenced under Creative Commons visit the Creative Commons Search website. Other sources

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LSE learning technology and innovation guide to using digital media.


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