The research is clear: online learning works best whenfaculty build regular, positive, and interactive relationships withstudents. A strategy that helps forgesuch a relationship is the use of videos. Student satisfaction and courseengagement levels also increase with the use of instructor-generated videos –the subject of this book.
Beginning by outlining the different types of videos you cancreate, and what the research says about their effectiveness, Karen Costaexplains how they can be designed to reinforce learning, to align with andpromote course outcomes, and to save you time across your courses. She thendescribes how to create successful videos with commonly available technologiessuch as your smartphone, and without a major investment of time, demonstratingthe simple steps she took to develop her bank of videos and build herconfidence to deliver short, straightforward learning aids that are effectiveand personal.
EmbeddedQR codes in the text enable you to view sample videos and screencasts thatbring the book's advice to life as you read.If you've been wanting to include videos in your teachingbut haven't found the time or confidence, this book will help you to develop asimple and sustainable video development process, supporting both your successand the success of your students.