Between January and May JISC Digital Media is offering four exciting new
Digitising Analogue Audio – 2nd February
Managing Digital Media Collections – 8th March
Digital Media Restoration – 14th April
Video Production 1: Lectures and Interviews 2-day course - Full
The Video Production course in March filled almost immediately but a new one
has just been scheduled for the 21st and 22nd April. There are only 5
places available so see the website
<http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/training/> for further details and how to
In addition to the above, JISC Digital Media is running a great range of
other courses during January and early February. All courses are now held
in our new, spacious, dedicated training room with all new facilities.
Building a Departmental Image Collection - 19th January
For those of you wanting to start on making sense of your digital image
collection/s there is still time to book on our “Building a Departmental
Image Collection” course.
This course will provide you with a hands-on experience of creating,
managing and delivering a departmental image collection. You will acquire
the foundation knowledge required to make well informed decisions about
building an image library. You will also have the opportunity to discuss and
share information with people from the HE/FE/Cultural sector facing similar
issues in order to help you develop practical solutions.
Using Digital Media in VLEs – 21st January
This one day workshop focuses on the effective use of digital media in
presentations and online usage including the Virtual Learning Environment
(VLE). During the workshop attendees will discover how to improve the design
of their presentation resources, know when and how digital media can be used
to enhance learning materials and be able to successfully embed material in
Scanning with the CLA Licence – 26th January
This course provides a thorough practical overview of how to digitise images
and text from print-based materials. You will use a desktop scanner and
related technology to effectively enable you to leverage the rights granted
to you by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) scanning licence. A must for
anyone using this licence.
Finding Free-to-Use Images Online – 27th January
Ofqual – the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator – has
issued advice to students, parents and teachers on citing information
sources appropriately to avoid plagiarism and have referenced a cut down
version of this course as an ideal guide to working with images!
If you’ve ever needed to find images online that you can use in your work
materials then this course is for you. It will guide you to all the best
places to locate free-to-use, copyright cleared images for use in both
teaching and learning. You’ll never use Google to find images again!
Digitising Analogue Audio – 2nd February (NEW!)
This brand new course has been designed to meet the skills required by
libraries, archives and institutions to digitise their existing analogue
collections. It aims to provide a complete introduction to the theory and
practicalities of successfully digitising analogue audio resources.
Copyright and Digital Media – 4th February
If you’re very quick you may be able to book one of the few remaining places
on our ever popular Copyright training course led by experts in the field.
This informative and stimulating course looks in-depth at how copyright and
other legal issues impact upon digital media and it will enable you to
develop practical approaches to clearing and managing those rights within
your own collections.
If you miss out on the February date, the course is running again on the
Audio Production: Recording Lectures, Seminars, Interviews and Podcasts –
8th or 9th February
*** These two one-day courses are being held at the University of Warwick ***
Held in the cutting edge Teaching Grid at Warwick University this course
will provide you with the knowledge and skills to record and produce
recordings of spoken word audio, with specific emphasis being placed upon
the recording of lectures, seminars and events.
You will learn the basic concepts of recording technologies and through
practical exercises you will learn how to confidently apply these to
practical situations. The workshop will also introduce you to ideas for
delivering new media such as podcasting, and suggest methods for managing
your digital recordings.
To see further details of all these courses and to see the full range we are
offering until the end of April please visit
Last but not least - Have a very Happy New Year from all at JISC Digital Media.
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