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  • Blog Post: Partner in learning Global Forum, Washington 7th-10th November 2011

    At this year’s PiL Global Forum, over 700 of the most innovative global educators from over 75 countries came together in Washington D.C to share and and celebrate creativity in education. One element of the Forum is to recognize teachers excellence and how by using technology in their teaching and how...
  • Blog Post: Using Photosynth to show off your Campus

    Just in case your applicants are wondering how great your campus is over Easter, why not use Photosynth to remind them and stick some images on your website? Here’s one I did of Sheffield Hallam University’s student union building: Perhaps it’s best to wait for the sun to shine and the white vans to...
  • Blog Post: Creating my first Photosynth

    Today, I’m in London, and inspired by Mike’s Aberdeen Photosynth yesterday, I thought I’d have a go. And I am astounded at how easy it turned out to be. I took my photos of Westminster Cathedral , which is right outside of our office. Just before you say “But that’s not Westminster”, then re-read the...
  • Blog Post: Aberdeen gets busy with Photosynth

    Mike Whyment from the University of Aberdeen has had a go at entering my amateur Photosynth competiton , with an amazing synth of the Elphinstone Hall, during the open day recently. He was not only very busy with it – 498 photos! – but also very comprehensive – pointing the camera towards the ceiling...
  • Blog Post: University of Leeds and Photosynth

    This is the first example I’ve seen of a university taking advantage of Photosynth to show of its wonderful buildings.  I’ve been a big fan of Leeds University for more than 20 years and have been a frequent visitor and admirer of the Baines wing and doesn’t it look good in Photosynth?    ...
  • Blog Post: Exploring photos in 3D

    How do you keep one step ahead of your students? When they are used to living in a multimedia rich world, are you finding it increasingly difficult to grab them and engage them? I know that I find my own children don’t want to sit through a 300 photograph slide show any more...but I’ve found a way to...
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