Launch of ViE and ViTAL SIG - 8th September 2010

The launch of the joint Video in Education and Video in Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group took place at the ALT-C conference in Nottingham on the above date. If you could not attend the launch you can view a recording of the presentation by selecting ViTAL presentation

Please feel free to sign up and contribute in what ever way you can - Big or small - all comments are most welcome.

There is also a 'Ning' community associated with this SIG and you are invited to sign up to it here: ViTAL Ning Community

ViE SIG would like to hold a virtual event, using Adobe Connect software, hosted at Lancaster University. If you have not used Adobe Connect before, please visit and also install the flash plugin to attend meetings @

Dates of the initial event is to be confirmed, but I am looking at holding it in the first week of July. Details to follow on the wiki and via the ALT mailing lists.

If you would like to present a case study of what your institution is doing as regards global support for video, please email

Virtual Event 2nd July 2pm - 4pm

There will be a virtual event to be hosted on Adobe Connect on 2nd July at 2pm.

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, you will need to test your connection. Click on the following link to do this:

The Meeting Space itself can be accessed on the link below:

When you click on the link, sign in as 'guest' and wait to be accepted into the room. Use the 'Chat' panel to ask questions during the presentations, then we can pass the microphone around for Q, A and Collaboration.


There will be a short presentation opening the proceedings about the mission of the SIG, followed by a case study from Lancaster, and how we are dealing with the issues here.

If you have a case study, or presentation you would like to make, please email

Questions can also be sent to the email address above.

I look forward to seeing you all there!