Good practice guides and tip sheets have been developed to support quality in both curriculum design and teaching practice. Good practice guides provide a pedagogical overview and tip sheets provide you with practical strategies and ideas for implementation.
Links to engaging content-related resources are provided below.
Snagit is screen capture and basic image editing software that you can use to capture on-screen images and record short videos. It has tools you can use to easily enhance your screen-captured images with visual effects, or highlight important information
with Snagit’s mark-up tools. You can also use Snagit to resize and annotate images from other sources. Download on University computers via the IDS Support Portal. Home-use licences are available (request via Service One).
Snagit is available for both Mac and Windows.
Simple diagrams and graphics where you want to overlay text and image over content that you have screen captured
Resizing images (from any source)
Designed for capturing and annotating screenshots
Extensive editing ability, which can be used on images from any source
Tools, libraries and styles inbuilt to easily add lines/arrows, shapes, stamps, text etc
Tools that allow editing of an image: select areas, erase, smart move
Tools to annotate, including step tool
Crop and resize images, add image effects, capture information
Easy capture of software menus
Limited drawing tools for creating diagrams from scratch
Can apply colour filters but doesn’t have tools to enhance/adjust colour balance
Can open any image file and annotate/edit
Panoramic or scrolling capture types allows you to capture items that don’t fit on one screen
The Digital Content Producer is a highly talented member of the Online Learning Team in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching, who has an extensive skillset with multimedia and digital content, and can work with you on the development of
complex digital learning resources.
If your needs are not met by the existing tools or the resource you are looking to create is complex in some way, please speak with the Learning Designer in your college about your needs
as there is some capacity for digital content production for learning and teaching.