Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Screencasts to show examples to students

This video shows an example of using Camtasia Studio screen recording and video editing software to create example videos for students. The video was one of many made by an instructor for an online statistics course in a graduate program … Continue reading

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VoiceThread for presentation and group discussion

This video shows an example of the use of a tool called VoiceThread, with which presentations and group conversations are collected and shared in one place. The VoiceThread website says “A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds … Continue reading

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Social Networks for courses

These images show two examples of the use of a Social Networking Application in courses in the College of Business. The image above shows a Facebook page that is used for informal communication among the students and instructor in the … Continue reading

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Screencasts for JIT teaching

This sample is a screencast made using Jing Pro, a desktop application which allows you to record your desktop computer screen combined with webcam video. Such videos can be used to provide software instruction to your students that they can … Continue reading

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Microlecture made by narrating a PowerPoint

This microlecture was created with a PowerPoint add-in called Adobe Presenter. With Adobe Presenter the instructor’s voice was recorded as she narrated her presentation. Then, the presentation was converted into a flash movie that was easily embedded in her course … Continue reading

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Social bookmarking for organizing course readings

This is a sample of the use of a social bookmarking tool called delicious to organize online readings for a BADM course.  An RSS feed of the list of bookmarks was then embedded into the course website in Illinois Compass.  … Continue reading

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