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  • 1. Andrew Middleton
    Sheffield Hallam University
    how digital audio is being used in HE as an adaptable and meaningful extension to the learning environment

2. How the recorded voice is being used in HE by staff and students to create engaging situations that connect across the physical and virtual spaces that are already familiar to us.
3. Listening to examples
Consider,
what technology is available to us and our students now
7 techniques for media-enhanced learning
4. Users and Producers
Who here is using,
Podcasting
Digital video
Screencasting
Audio feedback
Other digital media techniques
who is the producer?
user-generated media
5. Are you ready?!
Hands up if you have on your person,
an audio recorder
a video camera
a smartphone
another kind of mobile phone
Keep your hand up if you have used your personal device to make recordings that relate to teaching, learning or assessment.

The technology is more accessible to us
6. Motivating
Promoting learning
Active learning
Collaborative
Formal, semi-formal, informal
Personalised
Inclusive
Flexible
HOW?
listening
discussing
thinking
presenting ideas
acting(together or alone)
recording
reporting
assessing
feeding back
WHY?
7. Audio
Learning environments
What do we value?
The best [learning spaces] are likely to assist all within the institution to work more productively and to produce learners who are confident, adaptable, independent and inspired to learn. In short... responsive, inclusive, and supportive of attainment by all."
A space for,
listening
discussing
thinking
developing and articulating ideas
acting (together or alone)
recording
reporting
assessing
feeding back
Designing Spaces for Effective Learning
A guide to 21st century learning space design
JISC, 2006
Online at:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/learningspaces.pdf
8. Digital voices?
Conversation
Engaging
Person-centred
Meaning
audio
media
Voice
Adaptable
e
Timely
Access
technology
Digital
podcasting
recording
Asynchronous
Manageable
9. Engagement throughthe Richest Resource
Context
Technology
Ourselves
Platform
Environment

  • Mediating

10. Connecting 11. Active 12. Authenctic 13. ...Tutors
listening
discussing
thinking
developing and articulating ideas
acting (together or alone)
recording
reporting
assessing
feeding back
Talking
Listening
Conversing
Peers
Terminology
e.g.
Podcasting
Audio
Media
Voices
Experts andprofessionals
Publics and others
Ways of thinkingpreconceptions and possibilities
14. formal: notes from the planned curriculum
semi-formal: unplanned notes from the formal curriculum
informal: notes from beyond the formal curriculum
(Nortcliffe and Middleton 2009a)
15. Digital Voices as learning environments
Where?
Everywhere. Anywhere. In between and across locations
Lecture theatres, classrooms, corridors, outside, pub, home office, student rooms, workplace, placements, professional settings, international settings, online, on the move
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16. Media
Audio
Video
Screencasting
Conferencing inc. Skype
(other media in which the recorded voice is important e.g. Voicethread.com)
17. User-generated
Who is pressing the red button?
Staff
Students
Others
18. Red button
The technology is ubiquitous
19. Lo-fi
We are not the BBC
So,
Realistic, authentic, timely, meaningful, manageable...
20. Highly granular
Short!
Media interventions(orientate, motivate, challenge, reflect)
21. Timely andimmediate
Responsive
Repeatable
Reflective
Ready
Re..!
22. Authentic
Connecting to the real world
External voices
Role play
Student publishing
Performance
Active
23. Learner-centred
Active rather than transmissive
Meaningful
Integrated and open ended
Supporting and promoting discourse
24. Asynchronous
Just-in-time
Reusable
Capturing, gathering, sharing
Listen again
25. Blended
Embedded
Connecting different spaces, times and people
Virtual/physical
Part of something bigger
Part of something emerging
26. Formal-informallearning continuum
Formal
Semi-formal
Informal
27. Digital Voices as learning environments
How?
Audio Briefing: timely assignment setting
Audio Feedback: feedback for learning
Audio Summaries: not lectures?
Digital Posters: briefer and longer lasting
Digital Storytelling: capturing essence
Podcast Assignments: enquiry and rhetoric
Student Audio Notes: formal, semi-formal, informal and autonomous learning
100s of ways!
But here's 7 to start with
28. Digital Voices: 7 Ideas
Imagining digital voices
Pick 2 or 3 of the following:
Imagine and create descriptions:

  • Who is producing?

29. Why? 30. Who else is involved? 31. What is involved? 32. Where does it happen? 33. Where is it used and who uses it? 34. How does it fit into the curriculum (specific or general thoughts) 35. What are the strengths of your approach? 36. What are its weaknesses?1. Audio Notes
2. Audio Summaries
3. Digital Posters
4. Podcast Assignments
5. Digital Storytelling
6. Assignment Briefings
7. Media-Enhanced Feedback
37. Start with something that will be really easy (audio announcements, generic feedback)
Can you find a buddy/mentor? (Here and now?)
How will you share back what you discover with others here?
Media-Enhanced Learning SIG
(was PPP SIG)
Melsig.com
a.j.middleton@shu.ac.uk