Transcript of "Sloan C 2009 - Promoting Critical Thinking Through Student-Created Vodcasts"
Promoting Critical ThinkingThrough Student-Created Vodcasts Christine Nickel Old Dominion University & Regent University Richard Nickel Old Dominion University
How podcasts can be used• Distribute lectures• Supplemental material; information• Practice (learning languages; oral skills; music; dance)• Student-created work 1; collaboration• Guest lectures; interviews• Tours/field trips• Student presentations• Journals• Entertainment• http://epnweb.org
Research Literature• Mostly investigates instructor-created podcasts (lectures, supplemental material) – Inconsistencies on effectiveness• “Really neat IT does not equal student engagement and success” - Richard Katz• Are collaborative constructivist pedagogies transforming higher education, or are emerging technologies supporting existing practices? (Garrison & Akyol, 2009)
Research Literature• A few studies on student-created podcasts – Better theoretical understanding, more effective practical skills (Lazzari, 2009) – Students felt empowered to think more creatively (Dale & Pymm, 2009) – In-depth, engagement, collective problem solving (Lee, McLoughlin & Chan, 2006)
ART 407• Teaching practicum course• Art Education students• Varying level of technological savvy
The Gordon Collection• Collection of 20th and 21st century American folk art – 375 pieces, over 70 artists
Positive Outcomes & Issues• Critical analysis of artwork• Educating students on copyright• Student engagement• Student attitudes• Editing issues
Future• Create a library of podcasts, lesson plans and activities for the gallery• Collaborative vodcasting projects• Grant for ipods in the gallery• Better educate students on copyright issues• Research – likelihood of podcasting use in future classroom, motivation, engagement, satisfaction, visitor use in gallery
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