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  • Video creates an emotional connection with users through story. A video that motivates and has a story is powerful in engaging learners, especially if a behavioral change is needed. Learners relate to a human character and are more likely to remember the educational concept through the use of a story.
    Video is a valuable method for demonstrations. Designers who are tasked with teaching a procedure with specific steps will find video is an effective tool. Video is useful for processes that are more easily learned through a visual demonstration rather than a narrative explanation.
    Video helps model soft skills. Video is especially useful for teaching behaviors and modeling responses. Courses for professional development, human resources, interviewing, and communications are good examples where actors in the video model appropriate behaviors through language, gestures, responses, body language, and voice inflections.
    Video breaks up content and adds interest. Using short segments of video helps break up content and hold the learners’ interest. Too much of any one type of media is monotonous for learners. A small piece of video can be used to break up text, introduce sections, and provide instruction

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    1. 1. 5 Ways to Engage Students K.D. Borcoman Coastline Community College California State University, Dominguez Hills University of Alaska
    2. 2. What is Student Engagement? • In education, student engagement refers to the degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion that students show when they are learning or being taught, which extends to the level of motivation they have to learn and progress in their education. • The Glossary of Education Reform
    3. 3. How Do You Do It? • Enliven lecture and presentation materials: video clips, cartoons, stories • Encourage students to utilize YouTube and other applications and platforms to respond to lectures and discussions • Extra credit works!
    4. 4. Discussion Forums • Using video and audio to respond to a forum posting • Why? Web 2.0 • How?
    5. 5. Why Use Video? • Video creates an emotional connection with users through story. • Video is a valuable method for demonstrations. • Video helps model soft skills. • Video breaks up content and adds interest.
    6. 6. The Four E’s of Effective Learning: A Useful Heuristic for Teaching St. John’s University
    7. 7. Engaging Interest • Learning begins with focused attention • We can capture and hold student attention through use of: • Personal vignettes • Real-life examples • Interactive exercises • Lecture starters that pique interest, such as movie clips St. John’s University
    8. 8. Mastery Quizzing Study • What is Mastery Quizzing? • pre-post quizzes during the semester of specific concepts discussed during class • Students have two chances to get the right answer and earn credit toward final grade—at the very beginning of class and at the end • Mastery quizzing provides incentives for attendance, punctuality, and attention
    9. 9. The Brain Loves a Puzzle Puzzles Challenge the Mind to Think Pose puzzling questions at the beginning of class:
    10. 10. The Brain Loves a Puzzle Puzzles Challenge the Mind to Think
    11. 11. Self-Tests
    12. 12. Adding a YouTube Video to A Discussion Forum
    13. 13. Discussion Forum Video Response Critical Thinking—Fallacies
    14. 14. Video/Multimedia Projects • Creating a YouTube-or similar- video as a collaborative or individual effort • Why? • How?
    15. 15. Resources • Camtasia • YouTube • iTunes • Audacity • Blackboard Collaborate • Pinnacle • Moviemaker • PowerPoint
    16. 16. Video/Multimedia Project- EBUS Korea: Humanities
    17. 17. Video/Multimedia Project- Critical Thinking Coastline College
    18. 18. Special Online Events-SLOOH ECLIPSE OF THE MOON: APRIL 15, 2014
    19. 19. Contact with the International Space Station • Amateur Radio K6KDB • Telebridge • Direct Contact
    20. 20. Contact with ISS and Kline School, Costa Mesa, CA
    21. 21. How to you arrange Contact with the ISS? http://www.arrl.org/amateur-radio-on-the-international-space-station
    22. 22. Univ. of Alaska--Synchronous “Field Activities” • A “real time” event-SLOOH-Canary Islands
    23. 23. Blackboard Collaborate Student Presentations
    24. 24. Historical Moments: ISDN and the Model Classroom 1999
    25. 25. Summary Student Engagement Multimedia Presentations Wake-up Discussion boards Live Virtual Events Blackboard Collaborate