Educreations Workshop Slides Megan Thornton 2013

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Slides on my use of Educreations, for the Deakin Learning Conference Workshop "Educreations: Bringing complex and boring concepts to life!"

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Educreations Workshop Slides Megan Thornton 2013

  1. 1. EDUCREATIONS: Bringing complex and boring concepts to life! Megan Thornton Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  2. 2. HSN104: THE SCIENCE OF FOOD • 250 Nutrition students • Chemistry concepts • Practical classes Previous chemistry studies University High School None Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  3. 3. PREPARATION • Youtube Videos • Set up slides • Recorded • Uploaded to Educreations • Linked URL to CloudDeakin Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  4. 4. KJELDAHL METHOD Educreations Kjeldahl Method Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  5. 5. ADVANTAGES • Flip the Classroom • No repetition (3300 views!) • Cloud Concept DISADVANTAGES • Time input (paid off) • No ‘Save’ button halfway through • Students want more! Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  6. 6. STUDENT SURVEY • Chemistry studies • Usage level • Understanding • Motivation • Learning • Biased Sample: CloudDeakin Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  7. 7. SURVEY RESULTS 1 the videos helped me to understand chemistry concepts Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither agree nor disagree Agree the videos made me want to learn more about food science and food chemistry Strongly Agree N/A 0% Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  8. 8. SURVEY RESULTS 2 I would prefer to read a journal article than watch a video Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither agree nor disagree Agree the videos were a waste of my time Strongly Agree N/A 0% Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  9. 9. SURVEY RESULTS 3 What did you like the most about these videos? (45) • Helped understanding (20) • Easy to follow (13) • Visual learning style (9) • Ability to pause (8) • Repetition, watch anytime & short (5, 5, 3) Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  10. 10. FUTURE IMPROVEMENTS What did you like least? Suggestions for improvements? • Reference slide/ list (PDF) • More detail (??) Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  11. 11. INSERTING AN IMAGE Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  12. 12. THANK YOU  •Contact me! –megan.t@deakin.edu.au •Come and see me! (Speed Dating) –Thursday afternoon tea Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B
  13. 13. HOW TO USE THE APP • Educreations Profile • Images • Text • Pages Set Up • Record (Pause) • Save Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B

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