If you are looking for ways to improve your e-learning courses, then you’ve surely thought about using videos. People studying online are looking to get the most information in the shortest amount of time, and there’s no better tool to accomplish that than educational video content! In this piece, we are going to talk a bit about five major reasons why you want to start introducing effective video pieces into your e-learning courses (and how to make the most out of them.)
Are you teaching an online class and meeting with students via videoconference?
Interacting with students via videoconference is a great way to maintain a personal connection and make your online course engaging and interactive. Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Google Hangouts are all great options for hosting your videoconference, but keep in mind that videoconferences can be a disaster if you’re not prepared.
Here are 5 essential tips to keep in mind to avoid common videoconference lecture mistakes.
Want to prevent the “zone out” effect for students watching your video lectures online?
Try using eduCanon to keep your students awake and actively engaged. eduCanon is an online tool that allows professors to easily add questions at key points during video lectures. Simply upload a screencast, YouTube video, or Vimeo video to the eduCanon site, and choose where you want to insert the questions.