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AutotKitty Google Code project launched

The source code and documentation for AutoKitty has been made available via a new Google Code project.

Linked Data Approaches to OERs – the end?

In our nutshell post at the beginning of the project, we said that our tool would ‘extend MIT’s Exhibit tool to allow users to construct bundles of OERs and other online content around playback of online video’. Here’s a short video about the history of AutoKitty to show how it does just that: And the … Continue reading

The Final Package – Linked Data Approaches to OERs

In our project plan we outlined three phases of work. The initial preparation phase (April-June) was based on the creation of initial demonstrators and early investigations of digital literacies and reuse issues. Initial participatory design workshops with staff in the faculty of Education, Community and Leisure (documented here) pointed out a desire for the type … Continue reading

Editing an Autokitty Presentation

On this page, you can find all the documentation to help you create and edit online presentations with Autokitty. This is available as an ebook or pdf. For a video, see our #grandfinale post. MOBI file EPUB file Printable PDF Guidance on using the packaging application is available here, as a screencast and as a … Continue reading

Making an IMS content package

The IMS content packager application which accompanies the Autokitty tool is now available for download here. Once you have downloaded the app the video below will take you through the process of creating a content package for use in repositories. Alternatively, you can download a printable version here.

ViPER documentation

ViPER stands for Video for Personal Electronic Reflection. This online tool gives you as an administrator the ability to make a collection of videos and clips from them, which both you and other users can then use to write your own analyses and reflections against. These reflections can be private, only viewable from within the … Continue reading

What’s In a Name?

Here at the ensemble@ljmu project we’ve never really got the hang of names.  While others may devote copious amounts of time devising acronyms and clever word puns to title their projects, our work often gets named after random prototypes or research tests. Then we forget to give them real names. So the obvious question for … Continue reading

Xtranormal Presentation

We needed a default video for the AutoKitty software, for when it first loads and the user is yet to select their own video.  “This is a job for…. XtraNormal !!”

Administrator and User Demonstration

The following videos have been composed to demonstrate to admin and users how to use the tool.

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