Reference No. : ITTI06 Title : Graphics and Visualisation Training Courses (Gravigs) Project Leaders :Terry Hewitt, Toby Howard Organisation : The University of Manchester Department : Computer Graphics Unit e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia :developing teaching materials Brief description :Gravigs
Reference No. : ITTI09 Title : CAL Authoring Provision: Standards, Environments & Training Project Leaders : Dr Peter Davies Organisation : University of Nottingham Department : Bio-Informatics Research Group, Department of Life Science e-mail : email@example.com (Peter Davies) Main use of multimedia : Research into multimedia Brief description : To produce toolkits and guidelines for multimedia courseware development.
Reference No. : ITTI13 Title :Educational Technology Service Project Leaders : Dr Adrian Longstaffe Organisation : University of Bristol Department : Education e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : Supporting and promoting the use of technology in teaching and learning at the University of Bristol.
Reference No. : ITTI16 Title : UNIX Documentation in Hypertext,numerous funded hypertext projects Project Leaders : Prof. P J Brown Organisation : Univ. of Kent At Canterbury Department : Computing Lab. e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description :
Reference No. : ITTI17 Title : UNIXhelp for Users Project Leaders : Bob McGonigle Organisation : Edinburgh University Department : Computing Services e-mail : Bob.McGonigle@ed.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials/teaching Brief description : Provides hypertext of useful information for new users of UNIX over the Internet.
Reference No. : ITTI02 Title : Relational Database Management Systems : Self-teaching Materials Especially for INGRES and ORACLE Project Leaders : Dr Lorna Weatherill Organisation : University of Newcastle Department : Computing Laboratory e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference No. : ITTI05 Title : Finite Element Training Materials Project Leaders : Mr William Swindells Organisation : Manchester Computer Centre Department : UMIST Support Unit e-mail : email@example.com
Reference No. : ITTI19 Title : ITTI Support Services Project Leaders : Dr Patricia Partington Organisation : CVCP/USDU Department : e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference No. : ITTI22 Title : X Windows Training Project Leaders : Bob McGonigle Organisation : Edinburgh University Department : Computing Services e-mail : Bob.McGonigle@ed.ac.uk
Reference No. : NTSC35 Title : EMMA - Enhancing Multicast for Multimedia Applications Project Leaders : Dr. Jon Crowcroft Organisation : UCL Department : Computer Science e-mail : J.Crowcroft@cs.ucl.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : research tool Brief description : Multimedia communications is one of the key technologies for the future, and can bring substantial benefits to the HE community. However, the current multicast has to be enhanced before we can make wide area multimedia communications available for regular use. The purpose of this research is to enhance the multicast software in terms of scaling, resource management and regulation of use, and then to bring wide area multimedia communications to the HE community. We intend to set up the UK-MBONE among HE institutions, and to provide system and application software, and technical support.
Reference No. : NTSC40 Title : Networked Delivery of Multimedia Resources Project Leaders : Dr Jane Williams Organisation : Bristol University Department : ETS e-mail : J.Williams@bris.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : developing teaching material Brief description : The project aims to create a central multimedia information store, available to all higher education establishments. The initial phase of the project will create a digital image archive using the 20,000 medical, dental and veterinary images which form the Bristol Biomedical Videodisc. This archive will be accessible by the World Wide Web. As a first step, copyright clearance is currently being sought for the use of these images. Programs for the automated digitisation of images from the videodisc and to convert the captured images to a required resolution, colour depth and format are being developed.
Reference No. : NTSC42 Title : Multimedia Handbook for Engineering Design Project Leaders : Chris McMahon Organisation : University of Bristol with University of Bath & University of the West of England Department : Mechanical Engineering e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : To develop an engineering design handbook to include standard components, materials, design guides and good practice information. The handbook is being authored using Review, an in-house multimedia/hypermedia windows application. Review allows entities to be indexed using arbitrary collections of attribute name-value pairs of various data types. Each entity may consist of an operating system file together with a hypertext frame, and links may be established between frames either directly or through search for entities that match a given set- theoretic combination of attributes (using an SQL-based query language).
Reference No. : NTSC42a Title : The Automotive Knowledge Support System Project Leaders : Jon Sims Williams Organisation : Bristol University Department : Engineering Maths (jointly with Mechanical Eng.) e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : Research into hypermedia/multimedia Brief description : We've developed a user oriented environment for viewing and interrogating a wide range of dissimilar data items from multiple sources via a unified interface. The resulting system - Review - uses a combination of hypertext and novel database techniques to provide very flexible data structures which can be browsed or searched interactively.
Reference No. : NTSC48 Title : Multimedia Database of Dental Images Project Leaders : Mr Alan Griffiths / Mr Ray Winstanley Organisation : University of Sheffield Department : Department of Information Studies Department of Restorative Dentistry e-mail : A.Griffiths@Sheffield.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Developing teaching materials Brief description : Aims: - To create an open access image library of dental images - To link images to explanatory text in a multimedia database - To overlay the multimedia database with structured courses - To provide a core of images for other projects - To be able to access the images from JANET The construction of a multimedia database of Dental images which will be used as a national teaching resource.
Reference No. : NTSC63 Title : The Homer Project Project Leaders : Joel Greenberg Organisation : The Open University Department : Academic Computing Service e-mail : J.Greenberg@open.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Research into multimedia Brief description : The project is based on the teaching materials from the University course A295 Homer: Poetry and Society. This course was conceived as a highly integrated course in which video, audio and print would work together in a complimentary way. The project hopes to establish that multimedia enhances the freedom with which students can move around the course material. It intends to develop a specific part of the course into a multimedia presentation and developmentally test the multimedia material with around 20 students in 1994, who have already studied the material in 1993, in the traditional way.
Reference No. : NTSC97 Title : 3D Graphics Workstation for Medical Databases Project Leaders : Dr AD Linney Organisation : University College London Department : Medical Physics Department e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching material Brief description : The project will extend a 3D graphics medical imaging system by adding a multimedia front end. This will allow structured access to voxel medical data sets. We also intend to produce a networked medical moving image resource.
Reference No. : NTSC146 Title : A Super JANET shared Image Resource for Synchronous Applications (SIRSA) Project Leaders : R.J. Hynds; Project manager R. Beckwith Organisation : Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Department : Centre for Computing Services e-mail : R.Hynds@ic.ac.uk R.Beckwith@ic.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Developing teaching materials Brief description : The purpose is to provide a teaching resource of images, sound and video clips for on-line teaching. Initially it will be tested on campus, then other Centres will be able to input their own material and access the server over Super JANET.
Reference No. : NTSC232 Title : Multimedia Medi-CAL Project Leaders : Dr N.M. Hamilton Organisation : University of Aberdeen Department : Medical Faculty CAL Unit e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : Teaching Brief description : Use of interactive multimedia to elucidate stages of Child Development. More information available in our own newsletter, Medi-CAL
Reference No. : NTSC242 Title : Integrated Resources for HE: The Linguists' Workbench Project Leaders : Dr. Judy Delin (Leader), Mr. Patrick Allen (Manager), Mr. James Lothian (Software Developer) Organisation : The University of Stirling Department : English Studies e-mail : J.L.Delin@stir.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Developing for teaching Brief description : We aim to provide an integrated toolkit of software for teaching and learning linguistics. Some of this software will be integrated to form a basic language exploration kit, other items will be stand-alone. The idea is for teachers to be able to construct pathways through the system for specific sessions, and for students to have access not only to individual tools for language analysis but to means of chaining them together. Access to other kinds of media --- particularly on-line linguistic corpora -- is being looked into.
Reference No. : SIMA01 Title : Video Conferencing on UNIX Systems to support Help Desk and Advisory Services Project Leaders : Dr. Steve Morgan Organisation : University of Liverpool Department : Computing Services e-mail : J.S.Morgan@liverpool.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : research into videoconferencing Brief description : Investigation of use of videoconferencing to support Helpdesk and advisory services between remote locations.
Reference No. : SIMA03 Title : Desktop Video Conferencing on Apple Macs Project Leaders : Sean Clark Organisation : Design Research Centre Department : School Art and Design, Derby University e-mail : S.M.Clark@lut.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : research into multimedia Brief description : We have set up a six node video conferencing system at Derby University and are currently evaluating it in terms of usability and network impact. We have also carried out a survey or appropriate research literature.
Reference No. : SIMA05 Title : Report and Guidelines on Image Capture : 2 Project Leaders : Dr Simon Heath Organisation : University of Aberdeen Department : Centre for CBL in Land Use and Environmental Sciences e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : research Brief description : The aim of the project is to evaluate a range of hardware and associated software options for the capture of images, and to draw up guidelines on system specification and image capture for developers of multimedia applications in higher education
Reference No. : SIMA08 Title :INSURRECT (Interactive Surgical Teaching between Remote Centres) Project Leaders : University College London - Audio Visual Dept. Organisation : University College London - Audio Visual Dept Department : Audio Visual Dept e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : We are running interactive video over the SuperJANET ATM pilot to provide links into operating theatres and for multisite lectures (ie a lecture given in one site will be received at a number of the other sites). The project involves six major teaching Universities (Manchester, Newcastle, Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh, and London). We are using the WWW for off-line courseware - in the prototyping stage at the moment. It is aimed at Medical undergraduate students.
Reference No. : TLTP01 Title : Teaching with Independent Learning Technologies Project Leaders : Dr Gordon Doughty Organisation : University of Glasgow Department : 20 different departments e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : formative and summative evaluation of teaching with multimedia and changing institutional structures Brief description : TILT aims to improve the goal-action-feedback-revise learning cycle for students. In doing this, TILT contributes to the learning cycle of the whole organisation. Reference No. : TLTP03 Title : Hypertext Campus Project Project Leaders : Wilma Strang Organisation : University of Kent Department :Hypertext Support Unit e-mail :W.Strang@ukc.ac.uk H.Khan@ukc.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : development of teaching and learning materials Brief description : The Hypertext Campus Project started on October 1st 1992 to encourage the pervasive use of hypertext through all disciplines across the campus. To this end a Hypertext Support Unit was established to provide a centralised unit of expertise and development. The HSU provides workshops, documentation and general consultancy on multimedia to both staff and students. The project is supported at the highest level and staff with ideas for implementation of multimedia teaching and learning applications are provided with staff development support and replacement teaching time. The HSU works closely with staff to develop their ideas so that the application benefits from a mixture of IT and subject expertise. The HSU also provides workshops and seminars for other higher education institutions. Reference No. : TLTP05 Title : Cross Discipline Implementation of CAL into Mainstream Teaching Project Leaders : Professor A. Dodson Organisation : University of Nottingham Department : e-mail : email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : The University has divided the project into three separate years internally. Each year a set of projects is supported by the CAL support officers. The ideal is at least one project in each faculty. These projects last for one academic year and should be available for delivery the following academic year. Priority is given to cross discipline projects e.g. introductory statistics. A second priority has been an attempt to transfer authoring skills into the academic community. Reference No. : TLTP13 Title : STEPS (Statistical Education through Problem Solving) TLTP Project Leaders : Dr Adrian Bowman Organisation : Glasgow University Department : Statistics e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : The STEPS Consortium was set up to design, implement and disseminate foundation level computer-based materials in statistics for students of Geography, Biology, Business and Psychology. By the end of the project, each application area will have produced some 12 - 15 problem modules (circa 24 - 30 teaching hours) Reference No. : TLTP15 Title : CBL modules for the Remedial Teaching of Mathematics to Scientists and Engineers. Contacts : Dr. Sui Cheng, Dr Phillip Kent Organisation : University of Leeds, Imperial College London Department : Applied Mathematical Studies e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Main use of multimedia : Developing teaching materials and for teaching Brief description : The aim of our project is to produce a suite of fully interactive, multimedia modules covering the basic mathematical topics required for 1st year undergraduate science and engineering courses. These self- tutoring modules will help to alleviate problems caused by increased student intakes, lowering standards of mathematics among the students and the increasingly diverse content covered by A-level (or equivalent) syllabuses. Reference No. : TLTP19 Title : TLTP - Engineering Consortium Project Leaders : Dr A R Johnson Organisation : University of Sheffield et al Department : Mechanical and Process Engineering e-mail : A.R.Johnson@sheffield.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Developing for teaching Brief description : Preparation of CAL teaching modules for engineering degree courses Reference No. : TLTP22 Title : Software Teaching of Modular Physics Project Leaders : Dr R A Bacon Organisation : University of Surrey Department : Physics e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : developing for teaching Brief description : This project is concerned with the generation of computer based teaching material that can be used on a variety of standard hardware platforms. The two physics subject areas being targeted are i) waves and vibrations and ii) the treatment of measurement uncertainty. Reference No. : TLTP23 Title : Bio-diversity Consortium (TLTP, Phase 1) Project Leaders : Dr Peter Davies Organisation : University of Nottingham Department : Bio-Informatics Research Group, Department of Life Science e-mail : email@example.com (Peter Davies) Main use of multimedia : Developing teaching materials Brief description : To produce multimedia courseware and related learning support materials for first year students of the biological sciences Reference No. : TLTP24 Title : BioNet - Changing the pattern of teaching in Biology Project Leaders : Dr Andrew Booth Organisation : University of Leeds Department : Biochemistry & Molecular Biology e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : teaching Brief description : To incorporate IT-based teaching into our mainstream TIMETABLED courses. To produce the institutional change necessary for this to occur. To train a cadre of academics who can author, re-author and maintain IT-based courseware without the need for specialist programmers. Reference No. : TLTP30 Title : PsyCLE: Psychology Computer- based Learning Environment Project Leaders : Dr Jean McKendree Organisation : University of York Department : Department of Psychology e-mail : JM25@york.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : PsyCLE is a three year project to develop software teaching resources for Introductory Psychology. It is part of the TLTP programme. PsyCLE is scheduled to finish in December 1995. Reference No. : TLTP32 Title : Fully Evaluated Problem based Practical and Tutorial Courseware for Life Science Students Project Leaders : Dr M.J.George Organisation : Queen Mary and Westfield College Department : Physiology e-mail : M.J.George@qmw.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : teaching Brief description : Practicals with tutorial support Reference No. : TLTP34 Title : TLTP Archaeology Consortium Project Leaders : Dr Ewan Campbell Organisation : University of Glasgow Department : Dept of Archaeology e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : Development of a range of hypermedia CAL modules for undergraduate archaeology teaching. Reference No. : TLTP36 Title : TELL Consortium Project Leaders : Director: Professor Graham Chesters Organisation : CTI Centre for Modern Languages Department : University of Hull e-mail : CTI.Lang@hull.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : This programme, which covers a wide range of academic disciplines, aims to produce computer-based materials of high quality which will enhance the efficiency and quality of UK higher education teaching and learning. The primary focus of the consortium's activities is on the widely-perceived need for a languages for all policy, catering both for specialist language students and for non-specialist students, learners with special needs, and professional updaters. Within this policy, the consortium aims to integrate the use of technology into current teaching and learning of the major European languages, and to develop methodologies which will be transportable to other languages. Reference No. : TLTP39 Title : Approaches to Quantitative and Basic Skills Teaching in Geography Project Leaders : Dr. Geoff Thomas Organisation : University of Liverpool Department : Geography e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Main use of multimedia : research tool Brief description : The project as its main goal is producing geographical methods exercises for first year geographers using MINITAB and SPSS. The multimedia approaches of the project are minor goals and include evaluating the use of computer based assessment with large classes and writing guides to introduce a range of examples of computer based geographical applications. Reference No. : TLTP41 Title : MENTOR (Multimedia Educational New Technology for Operational Research) Project Leaders : Dr Val Belton and Dr Mark Elder Organisation : University of Strathclyde Department : Department of Management Science e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : The Mentor Project is a 3 year Teaching and Learning Technology Project (backed by the Committee of Professors in Operational Research) whose aim is to produce 17 computer based modules in a variety of commonly taught Operational Research subjects. The modules contain hypertext, still/interactive graphics, animations, video and technique software integrated in a complete learning environment. The project is based in the Department of Management Science at the University of Strathclyde and involves universities throughout the UK. Reference No. : TLTP43 Title : QUTAL Project Leaders : F McBride Organisation : The Queens University of Belfast Department : Institute of Computer Based Learning e-mail : R.Thompson@QUB.AC.UK Main use of multimedia : teaching material Brief description : We are involved in producing 200 hours of courseware for 12 different departments across the University. The courseware ranges from hypermedia based material to models and simulations. Reference No. : TLTP48 Title : Human Tutor Emulating Software Project Leaders : Professor Greg Wilkinson-Riddle, Ashok Patel Organisation : DeMontford University Department : Department of Accounting and Finance,Leicester Business School e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : Developing software and research into the potential of multimedia applications Brief description : The project is unique in providing a Human Tutor Emulation in teaching of multi-variate, applied and numerical skills. Though the applications being developed pertain to Accounting, the approach has significance for all areas of engineering. The software has the knowledge of all inter-relationships involved in a specific domain and is capable of intelligent and graded feedback including direction to an intermediate stage where necessary, just as a human tutor would guide a student. Reference No. : TLTP57 Title : Computer Aided Technology & Engineering Education Consortium Project Leaders : Mr. J. M. Bailey Organisation : CATEEC Lead Site:UMIST Department : Textiles e-mail : Jonathan.Fisher@umist.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : Assist teaching of laboratory sessions Brief description : Developing teaching package aimed at 1st year Undergraduates in mechanical engineering and textiles to augment laboratory sessions Reference No. : TLTP58 Title : Geotechnical engineering computer aided learning : GeoCAL Project Leaders : Dr L R Davison Organisation : UWE, Bristol Department : Faculty of the Built Environment e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org (soon to change to lr-davis@uwe) Main use of multimedia : (1) developing for teaching (2) teaching Brief description : Reference No. : TLTP60 Title : Interactive Teaching of Surgery to Remote Centres (INSURRECT) Project Leaders : Prof. M Hobsley and Dr D G Jameson Organisation : Dept of Surgery and AudioVisual Centre Department : e-mail : email@example.com Main use of Multimedia: 1. developing teaching material a) Multimedia resource on SuperJANET network ATM video network b) WWW 2. teaching Brief description : This project seeks to harness advanced telecommunications technology to the teaching and learning in surgery, an area of higher education where visual information is critical to the learning process. This proposal is the natural extension of TE01 (Teaching Project No.1) in the SuperJANET Demonstrator Programme. The programme will involve students undergoing surgical training in a collaborative programme using interactive video teaching and learning techniques over the new high speed data network SuperJANET. Reference No. : TLTP71 Title : The Development of CAL Course Material for the Teaching of Corrosion in Engineering Project Leaders : Dr R.A. Cottis Organisation : UMIST Department : Corrosion and Protection Centre e-mail : R.A.Cottis@umist.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : The project is concerned with the provision of material to support the teaching of corrosion control to engineering undergraduates. It is based on the use of case studies, with students being given access to a 'hidden' set of modules on corrosion theory when they need it. It is hoped that this will show the relevance of the theory to practice very clearly, and help to maintain motivation. Reference No. : TLTP72 Title : Caring Professions (but about to change) Project Leaders : Howard Nattrass (day to day run by Bryan Glastonbury of Southampton University) Organisation : Bournemouth University Department : Institute of Health and Community Services e-mail : Bryan@soton.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : courseware development Brief description : Output will be a number of quite small CAL modules, integrated with other teaching learning approaches, in the areas of inter-personal skills and research methods. We have to target courseware at basic training programmes for nurses and social workers. Reference No. : TLTP73 Title : eLABorate (Computer Simulations For Teaching Practical Design and Data Handling) Project Leaders : Dr C. J. Garratt Organisation : University of York Department : Chemistry e-mail : project secretary : Sue Holmes firstname.lastname@example.org project co-ordinator : John Garratt email@example.com project mailing list : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : Developing teaching materials. Brief description : The eLABorate project aims to produce computer simulations of laboratory experiments in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Their use should enable students to gain experience in the design, planning and interpretation of a serious investigation which would, if done in a real lab, take too long, be too expensive or dangerous or be unlikely to give interpretable results. Reference No. : TLTP75 Title : CLIVE - Computer-based learning In Veterinary Education Project Leaders : Dr Andrew D Short Organisation : The University of Edinburgh Department : Preclinical Veterinary Sciences e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : The project will make Computer-based Learning (CBL) an established and expanding feature of veterinary education in all the sub-disciplines of veterinary science in the 6 UK veterinary schools. This will be achieved by template production, authoring, training and dissemination within the consortium and between this and other related consortia. Reference No. : TLTP76 Title : pharma-CAL-ogy Project Leaders : Ian Hughes (director) Organisation : University of Leeds Department : Pharmacology e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : developing teaching materials Brief description : To implement existing and and develop new CAL materials for use in the teaching of pharmacology.
Non-multimediaReference No. : TLTP11 Title : Project ALTER: Assessment of Learning through Technology, Efficiency and Rigour. Project Leaders : Co-directors: Dr George Brown, Mr John Partington Organisation : We are part of a small consortium, including USDU, Universities of Leeds and Kent and NEAB. Department : Universities' Staff Development Unit - an agency of the CVCP e-mail : J.Bull@sheffield.ac.uk Main use of multimedia : none. Brief description : The project is looking at ways in which staff time devoted to assessment can be reduced, whilst maintaining quality, through the use of technology and other methods, such as peer and self assessment. Reference No. : TLTP14 Title : Courseware to Support the Teaching of Programming Project Leaders : Neil Gutteridge Organisation : University of Nottingham Department : Department of Computer Science e-mail : email@example.com Main use of multimedia : none. Brief description : Reference No. : TLTP17 Title : Co-ordinated Development and Evaluation of Courseware for Basic Mathematical Skills in the North-east Project Leaders : Dr J Appleby Organisation : University of Newcastle upon Tyne Department : Department of Engineering Mathematics e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Main use of multimedia : none. Brief description :
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