Welcome – Aims of the Synote Mobile Project

Synote Mobile will meet the important user need to make web-based Open Educational Resources recordings easier to access, search, manage, and exploit for learners, teachers and others.

  • Synote recordings are available as OER
  • Synote is Open Source and freely available
  • Synote facilitates the repurposing of anyone’s OER recordings.

Virtually all UK students carry mobile devices capable of replaying video and want to use them for learning. However the majority of these devices cannot replay Synote’s accessible, searchable, annotated recordings.

This project will create a new mobile HTML5 version of Synote, able to replay Synote recordings on any student’s mobile device capable of connecting to the Internet. Synote Mobile will enable all students to work together on their coursework, projects and revision in more modern flexible environments than desktop computer rooms not designed for collaborative working.

Students using mobile phones

Thanks to Hollycross college (www.holycross.ac.uk)

 

One thought on “Welcome – Aims of the Synote Mobile Project

  1. E.A. Draffan

    The first meeting of the Synote Mobile team will take place this week in advance of the first OER 3 Programme Meeting to be held on 26th March 2012 at Dexter House, London.

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