23rd Aug 2016, 10:00am to 11:00am

Why do we need to use video in higher education

Presented by Distinguished Professor Tony Bates, G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

  Tony Bates is Distinguished Visiting Professor of The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

  Tony has an illustrious career and at one stage was Professor of Educational Media Research at the British Open University, where he worked for 20 years as one of the founding members of staff.  He is the author of twelve books,    including his latest, a free, open online textbook for faculty and instructors, called Teaching in a Digital Age, which has been downloaded over 32,000 times within three months of its publication in April, 2015. Other books    include ‘Managing Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning‘, co-authored with Albert Sangrà of the Open University of Catalonia, and published by Jossey-Bass/John Wiley in 2011,   ‘Technology, e-Learning and Distance Education‘, published in 2005 by Routledge.

  Tony produces a blog titled Online Learning and Distance Education Resources and has written a number of posts on using video in higher education. You might like to read ‘ Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of video’.

  This virtual seminar will be offered in a variety of ways to allow for flexible participation. Participants will be able to attend face to face, in locations across campus or by watching the live presentation on Youtube at:



  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through a facilitator at each location or by using the hashtag #mediaucreate via Twitter.

Alternative location and contact:


Watch virtually here:  http://bit.ly/29p9LnM


Register for this seminar here



Event Details
Staff Only Event open only to UNSW Staff
1000 Seats available


Room 1025, Level 10, Library (back entrance near the IT service centre)

Key Contact
Christina Kingen