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Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Creating Videocast
Lectures for Online
Courses
Rob Kadel
Pearson...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
How to engage Students?
• Some common complaints from students i...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Why Videocast?
• Video podcasts (videocasts)
are becoming more p...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Tips for Effective Videocasts
• Limit length — provide highlight...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Getting Started
• Have a place to post video
YouTube (public or ...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Tools for Video Capture and Editing
• Apple iMovie
Part of iLife...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Our Next Steps
• Let’s create and embed a short movie in iMovie
...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Let’s go to the Handout...
Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010
Rob Kadel
Pearson eCollege
robka@ecollege.com
http://www.ecolleg...
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2010 Creating videocast lectures for online courses

  1. 1. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Creating Videocast Lectures for Online Courses Rob Kadel Pearson eCollege
  2. 2. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 How to engage Students? • Some common complaints from students in online courses There’s so much to read – I don’t know what’s most important I never get to meet the professor. Or, What does my professor look like? I need a better explanation than the book provides The instructor never communicates with us
  3. 3. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Why Videocast? • Video podcasts (videocasts) are becoming more popular and easy to use • Alleviate students’ feeling of disconnect in online courses • Instructors have an opportunity to engage students
  4. 4. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Tips for Effective Videocasts • Limit length — provide highlights, topics you want to be sure students read, a “teaser” for a discussion forum Try to limit to 8 - 10 minutes • Find a stationary, well-lit location • Have notes available
  5. 5. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Getting Started • Have a place to post video YouTube (public or EDU) Adobe Connect • Have a tool to capture video iMovie (Mac OS X) Windows Movie Maker (XP and later) Adobe Connect and YouTube can capture directly
  6. 6. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Tools for Video Capture and Editing • Apple iMovie Part of iLife (’09) Low cost; free on new Mac purchases from Apple Advanced editing tools similar to Final Cut Ease of use and automated tasks • Windows Movie Maker Free with Windows XP and Vista Interface is a little more difficult to work with than iMovie Fewer automated tasks than iMovie (finishing video, sharing via Web) • Windows Live Movie Maker Free with Windows Vista and 7
  7. 7. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Our Next Steps • Let’s create and embed a short movie in iMovie (about 30 minutes) We’ll upload it to YouTube We’ll then embed it in a Pearson LearningStudio (eCollege) course • We’ll have a Q&A session at the end (15 minutes) If you have a quick question for clarification during my presentation, please ask
  8. 8. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Let’s go to the Handout...
  9. 9. Confidential - Pearson © 2009Pearson © 2010Pearson © 2010 Rob Kadel Pearson eCollege robka@ecollege.com http://www.ecollege.com On Facebook: http://facebook.com/eCollegeATC On Twitter: http://twitter.com/eCollegeATC

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