There are many ways of producing videos. It might be great if students engage in videography and animation for their projects. See this post from FT4T about “Create Stop Motion Animations with KomaKoma“. Potential usage in the classroom:
- Demonstrating mathematics understanding with manipulatives and/or hand writing
- Showing the process carried out of a science experiment step by step
- Using the time lapse feature to study a slow moving process
We are all familiar with BYOD (bring your won device). BYOE stands for bring your own everything. See how 4 higher ed IT leaders discuss this phenomenon, its impact on teaching and learning, and its challenges and opportunities. More.
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“OpenStax College, the Rice University-based publisher of free, peer-reviewed textbooks, has partnered with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Press to produce a new introductory microbiology textbook.” Should become available for free online in Spring 2016. More here.
Great collection of blogs related to IT on campus. A must read and browse in the future! More…
“Educational videos lasting 10 minutes or less may be the optimal length, according to The State of Video in Education survey, which highlights trends in video use in schools. Data also show a majority — 91% — of respondents believe video can boost student satisfaction. More
“According to eCampus News, the concept combines elements of Twitter and massive open online courses to offer a feed of short videos and other educational content to subscribers.” More on latest EdDive.