Results from the Researcher Development Framework

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  • These playlists are in support of a workshop covering the modelling of 3D environments.

    We find that people who spend a little time preparing for the workshop get the most benefit from it. If you will be attending the workshop we STRONGLY RECOMMEND that set aside some time to view the pre-course playlists for the relevant software.

  • Digital images are a valuable part of your research and presentations, sometimes critically so. This session introduces you to some of the key issues that you need to be aware of when sourcing, adapting and using them. Although the focus is the use of images in an academic context, the ideas covered are equally relevant to your personal image collections.

  • Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps online. The interface lets you create 'bubbles', link them to each other, and move them around. You can share your mind maps with others and allow them to contribute. The maps can be embedded in your blog or website, emailed or printed.

  • Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps or brain-storms online. The interface lets you create 'bubbles', link them to each other, and move them around. You can share your mind maps with others and allow them to contribute. The maps can be embedded in your blog or website, emailed or printed.

  • Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps or brain-storms online. The interface lets you create 'bubbles', link them to each other, and move them around. You can share your mind maps with others and allow them to contribute. The maps can be embedded in your blog or website, emailed or printed.

    This video will show how you might use Bubbl.us.

  • Free Studio is a bundle of free software which will allow you to convert video and audio files between different formats and upload and download them to your computer or mobile device. You can also use Free Studio to perform basic editing of video and audio files.

  • Improvements in mobile technology are transforming the way we create video content. Everything from documentaries to feature films is now being shot on mobile phones. This one day course will guide you through the ins and outs of producing quality multimedia content with minimal equipment.

  • Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world. This 3-hour workshop offers a comprehensive introduction to online presence and also gives a supported environment for you to plan, create, and add to your own projects.

  • A brief introduction to key assistive technology and apps that might help you to work and study more efficiently. Tools for planning and organisation, reading and writing will be included. We will show you free or low-cost tools available for both PCs and Macs and provide information on where and how to source the tools yourself.

  • Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching 3D visuals? Do you have data that could be presented attractively in 3D? This course covers the basics of using free 3D modelling software tools to model, render and animate. In this workshop you will learn how to create and manipulate simple 3D environments, set up lights and cameras and apply materials.

  • This playlist is in support of a workshop covering the modelling of 3D objects.

    We find that people who spend a little time preparing for the workshop get the most benefit from it. You do not need to work through the post-course playlist below ahead of the session, however you may like to take a glance at it and be aware of the topics that it covers.

  • This course works with Audacity and OpenShot to produce podcast resources to represent academic practice or outside interests

     

    This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Podcasting: An introduction".

  • A comprehensive 3-day introduction to all the core skills needed to make a short documentary. You will have the opportunity to work on a project that reflects your interests with full support in filming and editing.

    This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Video: Producing a mini documentary".

  • The course will get you comfortable using your mobile device to create short videos to suit a variety of needs.

     

    This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Video: Shooting movies on your mobile".

  • This course introduces the key concepts in developing an online presence strategy.

     

    This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Online presence: Taking control".

  • Before coming along to the workshop, take the opportunity to look at some examples of posters in your own field. These may be 'hanging around' your department, or perhaps colleagues are willing to share posters they have created. You might like to identify aspects of the posters which work (and those that don't).

    You can see online examples of posters at the following web site:

  • This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Video: Editing and post-production". It will take you through the topics you will need when you take part in the workshop activities.

  • Before coming along to the workshop, take the opportunity to think about presentations you have seen in your own field. You might like to identify aspects of the presentations which worked (and those that didn't). You could also recall the best and worst presentations you have seen on any topic.

    You can see online examples of presentations at the following web site:


     

  • This 3 hour session will look at the benefits of using video to explain something and introduce you to a range of different tools to capture stills and video using your computer, tablet or smartphone. Learn about screencasting and its potential uses.
    We'll also learn tips and tricks to help you get started with video.

  • Read about different ways to manage a many-to-many relationship in your data

  • Windows comes with a number of useful tools that will save you time.

  • This course works with Audacity and OpenShot to produce podcast resources to represent your academic practice, departmental work or outside interests.


     

  • Audacity is a free, cross-platform, audio-editing application. It can be used to create digital audio material suitable for a course, a podcast or on a website.

     

    This video activity will help you prepare for the workshop "Audio: Recording the spoken word".

  • This iMovie course shows you the basic workflow involved in editing video on a computer to make a finished project. You will learn how to create a sequence from video footage that is trimmed and edited. Other features include adding text, transitions, music and effects where appropriate to facilitate the creation of a well-polished short film.

  • A comprehensive 3-day introduction to all the core skills needed to make a short documentary. You will have the opportunity to work on a project that reflects your interests with full support in filming and editing.