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Using the iPadio WordPress Plugin

I have been using and demonstrating ipadio over the last year or so, as a potentially really useful tool, as it allows someone to dial a standard UK phone number from a phone, and record an audio file (or ‘phlog’ – short for phone log). This can then be later downloaded from the iPadio website, […]

Using my phone to record audio for Moodle

This blog post is about how a mobile phone and a free internet service called iPadio, helped me to recover an awkward situation by recording audio from my phone – then adding this to a Moodle course. I was running Moodle training for a client in Worcester. The day that was arranged I had access […]

Why educators should use creative commons images?

I have regularly blogged about different tools to locate creative commons images, however I thought it would be useful for me to go into more information about ‘why’ we should use these – and not just from the logical response of staying on the right side of copyright law. To start with, we need to […]

The accessibility benefits of using audio in teaching and learning

My last 2 posts in this blog, have looked at the use of audio within teaching and learning as follows: Top tips for sharing audio files with learners. Using meta data when using audio files with learners. In this post I want to think about some of the accessibility benefits and issues for this area […]

Using a phone to capture audio and make learning more fun

This is the 4th entry in a series on making learning more fun. Students carry mobile phones around with them, and something that mobiles phones can do very well is record audio, either into the phone itself, or into a web based system such as Ipadio. (Which I have blogged about before) We can use […]