Educational media production

Educational media production

The following are services offered by the Learning Innovation Hub's educational media production team.

If you are a faculty representative, please consult your Faculty Learning and Teaching teams for pedagogical guidance before you submit a request to the LIH.

Video production

Short studio piece to camera

A succinct video filmed in the studio where a presenter speaks directly to the camera. Useful for a quick delivery of information. Not a lecture.

Key Features:

  • Shorter video (up to 3 minutes)
  • Can have images or slides shown over the presenter
  • Use of a script is highly recommended
  • Suitable for DIY production

Long studio piece to camera

A longer video filmed in the studio where a presenter speaks directly to the camera. Useful as lecture content.

Key Features:

  • Longer video (3 - 10 minutes in length)
  • Preferable to have images, slides, or additional footage shown over the presenter
  • Supporting animations can be created, and need to be scoped with Educational Media Producers
  • Use of a script is essential

Examples: MECO399, Big History MOOC

Documentary

Recounting stories and explaining concepts using a narrative.

Key Features:

  • Longer video (3 - 10 minutes in length)
  • Preferable to have images, slides, or additional footage
  • Supporting animations can be created; these need to be scoped with the Educational Media Production team
  • Use of a script is highly recommended

Example: Teche INSIGHTS: Ronika Power

Interview

A simple recording of subject matter experts or key individuals where their personal expertise and opinion are essential to delivering a message.

Key Features:

  • Does not have to include the interviewer
  • Suitable for DIY production

Highlight reel / promotional video

Short video to promote Learning and Teaching events or initiatives.

Example: Towards Gender Equity, Learning and Teaching Exchange - Students as Partners

Animated voiceover

Bespoke animations of concepts that may be challenging to visualise.

Key Features:

  • Shorter video (up to 3 minutes)
  • Use of a script is essential

Example: What is the Learning Innovation Hub?

Instructional / how-to

Videos used to explain or demonstrate a process.

Key Features:

  • Effective as groups of shorter videos (up to 3 minutes each)
  • Use of a script is essential

Recording

Lecture, workshop or event recording for archival purpose. Suitable when automated Echo360 recording services are unavailable at the location.

Key Features:

  • Recommended as DIY production using loaned equipment

Example: 3 Minute Thesis

Photography

Individual headshot

For professional use and award (e.g. AAUT) applications.

Editorial

Photos to support an article or story on Teche (MQ's Learning and Teaching Blog), and other office or faculty learning and teaching uses.

Examples: Simulation lab, Geophysics drones

Workshop and training delivery

Just-in-time equipment loan training

Raise your level of competency in using video and audio production equipment when loaning equipment from the LIH.

Bespoke workshops and training

In collaboration with faculties and offices, skills training can be organised depending on your requirements, including:

  • DIY video production
  • DIY workshop and event photography
  • Blogging and online personal branding

Contact the Learning Innovation Hub Shared Services Team to discuss how we may be able to provide suitable training for your needs.

Equipment loans

DIY Video recording

The LIH maintain and loan to the university community a small number of video recording equipment for learning and teaching use only, including:

  • Prosumer level HD video camcorders
  • Tripods
  • Compatible microphones

DIY Photography

The LIH maintain and loan to the university community a limited number of still photography cameras (DSLRs) for learning and teaching use only.

DIY Audio recording

The LIH maintain and loan to the university community a small number of audio recording equipment for learning and teaching use only, including:

  • USB microphones for recording podcasts or improving sound quality of screen recordings
  • Audio recorders
  • Wired and wireless microphones to use with audio recorders and video cameras
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