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Using video to spark critical discourse


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Using video to spark critical discourse

  1. 1. Using Video to Spark Critical Discourse : Tips for Instructors<br />Presented by:<br />Drs. Joanne Chesley and Ian Toppin<br />Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, WSSU<br />March 24, 2009<br />slides include audio<br />
  2. 2. Free Template from<br />2<br />Using Video Clips to Stimulate Discussion in Online Courses (Kelley, 2008) highlights these points:<br />1) Be sure the video selection is aligned with the course objectives.<br />
  3. 3. 2)Preview the entire video so that you have the opportunity to prepare appropriate questions for your students, which will inspire critical thinking.<br />Free Template from<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 3) Consider having students write about the concepts being taught and viewed in the video. Videos tend to have a more emotional or psychic component than lectures.<br /> You may find students more ready to compose a written narrative upon viewing a video.<br />Free Template from<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Videos can be used in face-to-face, hybrid or fully online courses as discussion starters. They can also be used as critique /evaluation instruments. <br />For instance you can have a student videotape his own classroom presentation and then post this to Teacher Tube for peers to evaluate him using established criteria/ rubrics. Discussion can follow.<br />Free Template from<br />5<br />
  6. 6. These are just few ideas that come to mind. <br />We welcome yours! <br />Free Template from<br />6<br />