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Video Tools in Blackboard Learn Can Help Enhance Your Course

For faculty looking to create videos to provide supplemental instruction to students, there may be questions on how to effectively deliver the videos to students. There are three important considerations when creating videos for your students: Blackboard Learn has a … Continue reading

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Interactive Video

When instructors are redesigning their courses to engage students in active learning, passively watching video clips isn’t a great pedagogy. Interactive video technique could be adopted to blend interaction and linear video. YouTube has Video Annotations feature for instructors to add … Continue reading

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Creating Mobile-Ready Videos

As bandwidth and computer technologies improve for the general consumer, it is becoming more and more apparent that online options for support, training, and course work will continue to increase in demand.  In the past, online course materials have, out … Continue reading

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Adding Captions/Subtitles to Your Video and Audio in PowerPoint

Tips for Using the Subtitling Text Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Microsoft recently made STAMP (Subtitling Text Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010) available as a free public beta. STAMP makes it possible to add closed captions to video and audio … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: iTunesU hits 300 million downloads

Launched in 2007, iTunesU has quickly become a leading tool for participating institutions to upload, manage, and share custom course content online.  Over 800 Universities around the world have joined Apple to create one of the world’s most popular, and prolific online … Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Copyright Office announces huge DMCA changes

Educators and amateur filmmakers everywhere rejoice!  The US Copyright Office released a statement yesterday from the Librarian of Congress listing six (6) new exemptions of fair use to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) allowing more flexibility for consumers/educators/everyone to … Continue reading

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The Case for Mindgate Media

As an instructor, you may have experienced the need to reinforce concepts with video resources in class. You may have produced your own instructional videos, or you may have spent many hours finding relevant video resources online that will reinforce … Continue reading

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Instructional Technology Grants Showcase: Mr. Five

Mr. Five (Mathematical Reform From Interactive Video Experiences) is an online hyper-media learning environment that integrates video clips. The application is able to store and play videos upon request. The videos can be referenced by the topics of teacher, theme, … Continue reading

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