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Effective educational videos

Effective educational videos
Video has become an important part of higher education. It is integrated as part of traditional courses, serves as a cornerstone of many blended courses, and is often the main information delivery mechanism in MOOCs. Several meta-analyses have shown that technology can enhance learning (e.g., Schmid et al., 2014), and multiple studies have shown that video, specifically, can be a highly effective educational tool (e.g., Kay, 2012; Allen and Smith, 2012; Lloyd and Robertson, 2012; Rackaway, 2012; Hsin and Cigas, 2013). In order for video to serve as a productive part of a learning experience, however, it is important for the instructor to consider three elements for video design and implementation: One of the primary considerations when constructing educational materials, including video, is cognitive load. Cognitive Load Theory, initially articulated by Sweller and colleagues (1988, 1989, 1994), suggests that memory has several components (see the figure). Recommendations Keep it short.

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The Highest-Paid YouTube Stars Of 2020 A nine-year-old is still number one, but the runner-up is a newcomer who came armed with a forklift, an exploding Toyota and the most expensive firecracker ever made. And he’s just getting started. The Fourth of July this past summer was a muted occasion across most of the country. But not on YouTube, where Jimmy Donaldson, the digital celebrity known as MrBeast, released a special holiday episode containing a $600,000 fireworks show. The show’s highlights included lighting 100 or so rockets bound to a mannequin, blowing up a Toyota and detonating the world’s most-expensive firework, a 400-pound, $160,000 device moveable only via forklift. The aerial display even forced MrBeast and his crew to consult the FAA, lest it interfere with overhead air traffic.

Don't teach students the hard way first Imagine you were going to a party in an unfamiliar area, and asked the host for directions to their house. It takes you thirty minutes to get there, on a path that takes you on a long winding road with slow traffic. As the party ends, the host tells you “You can take the highway on your way back, it’ll take you only ten minutes. I just wanted to show you how much easier the highway is.” Wouldn’t you be annoyed? And yet this kind of attitude is strangely common in programming education.

How do I create a lesson page on TED-Ed? TED-Ed offers a set of tools that allow you to create interactive lesson pages around great YouTube video content. Follow these three steps to create your own! To get started, visit our video search page to select a video. You can search by keyword, or paste in a YouTube URL. TED-Ed Lessons can be created around either public or unlisted YouTube videos. Note that the videos here have not been filtered or vetted by the TED-Ed team, so make sure that you review the contents of any video you're not already familiar with!

Add a Video Assignment in D2L Brightspace – Bongo: Knowledge Base D2L Brightspace users: explains how to add a Video Assignment within BrightSpace. Within Brightspace, there are 2 different methods to access the Assignments page. Click on the Video Assignment link in the Navbar. From the Video Assignment page, you can choose the type of Video Assignment you can add. Click on the menu icon in the top left corner of any Bongo page and select Assignments. This will take you to the Assignment List page. A Brief Timeline of the History of Blogging Greetings, readers. Welcome to the HubSpot Marketing Blog. We’re very happy to have you here. You might not realize it, but getting here was no easy task.

The nuances that separate good educators from the great educators Most of us are making our decisions in education based on how we wish the world was working. Here’s a prime example. We take offense when we are sitting at a restaurant or a café and we see a couple paying more attention to their phones, then to each other. In this same way, we are upset when a student enters our classroom looking at his or her smart phone. eduCanon: Interactive Video. Unleashed. - The EdTech Roundup eduCanon is a free service that is designed to help educators flip their classrooms by adding interactive questions to videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and Teacher Tube. It has a lot of potential to help teachers improve flipped lessons and it's incredibly easy to use. Let's take a closer look! Now, I know you're probably ready to jump right in and start exploring eduCanon in detail, but let's slow down for a second and check out a quick overview video from the team.

The Giving Tree: A Retelling of a Traditional Métis Story This charming story, richly steeped in Métis culture, focuses on the boyhood reminisces of Moushoom as he describes finding the “great giving tree” with his mother and father. This vibrantly illustrated children’s book is a beautiful retelling of a traditional Métis story. Both Leah Marie Dorion and the Gabriel Dumont Institute are very pleased to share this story with the Métis and larger communities since it emphasizes Métis core values and beliefs including strength, kindness, courage, tolerance, honesty, respect, love, sharing, caring, balance, patience, and most of all, the important connection with the Creator and Mother Earth. This resource also includes a Métis values chart, and an accompanying narration CD in English and Michif. ISBN: 978-0-920915-90-5 Author/Illustrator: Leah Marie Dorion Translator: Norman Fleury Grade Level: Primary Format: Book/CD, English/Michif-Cree Awards: Nominated—2010 Shining Willow Award, The Willow Awards Description

History of Vlogging, the First Vlogger, & How Vlogging Evolved After following a few Vloggers for over a year I started to wonder how long vlogging had even been a thing. To me, it seemed like vlogging had just exploded within the last five years or so, but I was curious so I did some digging into the history of the vlog and how the whole thing got started. After a little research, this is what I found. How long has vlogging been around? Vlogs have existed since January 2nd, 2000 when Adam Kontras posted his first video of his journey to Los Angeles to his personal blog for friends and family to follow along in his journey. Student Engagement Tip: Give Each Lesson its Own Theme Song The challenge of engaging students in a large, introductory political science course, motivated Christopher Soper [article referenced below] to start exploring whether music might help him better connect students and course content. He now opens every class session with a song, and selecting those songs is part of an extra-credit assignment in the course. The assignment works like this: students recommend songs, given the topics designated for coverage each day in class. They nominate the song and write a short paper explaining why and how the song relates to the topic for the day.