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Five reasons for using video


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Video can enhance an online class in many ways. Here are 7 simple suggestions.

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Five reasons for using video

  1. 1. Why Use Video in an Online Class simple techniques for using video to enhance personalization and interaction ANVILL 2 Course System Wednesday, July 10, 13
  2. 2. The Main Reason: Context Rationale: Video provides context to an online course: it can fill important gaps in meaning, personalities, and cultural situations. This short presentation looks at 7 ways you might want to use video in your online course. Quicktime Player Pro: A Live Version of What You’re Teaching Online Wednesday, July 10, 13
  3. 3. Personalization-Inserting Yourself and Your Learners Personalization: Besides their communicative/ linguistic value, your voice, your face, or better yet, both, add “familiarity” “trust” and “ clarity”. ANVILL 1-TCast Feature Wednesday, July 10, 13
  4. 4. Amplified Learning: Understanding and Building There’s more to do and more ways to understand and create when you have multiple ways of accessing content. iMove HD Editing Exercise Wednesday, July 10, 13
  5. 5. Amplified Learning: Narration Any video editor lets you replace one sound track with another, so, for example, can you describe what’s going on in this conversation? iMove HD Sound Editing Exercise: Replace the Audio Track Wednesday, July 10, 13
  6. 6. Amplified Learning: Note-taking and Research Any video editor lets you cut pieces from a movie and re-use them, e.g.: Find 2 instances where Healey talks about “constraints” in online learning. Upload them to ANVILL and summarize. Simple Editing: The “trim” command in Quicktime X. Wednesday, July 10, 13
  7. 7. Amplified Learning: “Chalk Talks”, Tutorials ScreenCasts, etc. If you’re dedicated, you can become famous (and maybe pay the rent) by posting “small snippets of learning” online. Or maybe just help your students and others. Shoot, edit, upload to YouTube (iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, etc. Wednesday, July 10, 13
  8. 8. Evidence of Learning: Social Media & “Can-Dos” Whether it’s a simple assignment, like a Voiceboard message, or a complex role-play submitted as part of a “Can-Do” to LinguaFolio, video is compelling evidence (that can be shared). LinguaFolio: An example of an ePortfolio Wednesday, July 10, 13
  9. 9. More Questions? You can always post them to the Help Desk discussion board! Wednesday, July 10, 13