DOTS: Best Practices for Using Video
This presentation accompanies the "DOTS Best Practices for Using Video" session and is available in three formats:
In this short presentation I presented fourteen suggestions for best practices. I also used this opportunity to test some hardware and software - the material presented on the projector was recorded with ScreenFlow, and a BT-1 Bluetooth Webcam was used to stream live video from the back of the room. The test did not go exactly to plan, I lost the feed from the BT-1 about 10 minutes into the presentation. I will continue to refine my testing to see if the BT-1 is suitable for faculty use.
Each week I ask six basic questions in my online and blended courses. The feedback helps me understand what I am doing right, and what I need to improve upon:
Richard Mayer has published widely, I would suggest reading Multimedia Learning:
The four texts I would recommend are: