Student-​Created Videos for D2L Course Assignments

Students can create videos using Kaltura and post them in their D2L courses in the same manner as instructors by following these step-​​by-​​step directions: http://​elearning​.openlcc​.net/​s​t​u​d​e​n​t​s​/​k​a​l​t​u​r​a​ — ​o​v​e​r​view/​. When adding video (required or optional) as part of a course assignment be sure that the technology does not change the overall outcome of the assignment. For example, in a writing […]

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Using Video to Communicate Personalized Student Feedback in D2L

Video can be used to communicate personalized student feedback for course assignments, as well as overall course progress. This can be accomplished by adding a personalized feedback video to the ​‘feedback’ area within the Enter Grades screen for Discussions and Dropboxes, as well as items in the Gradebook, or communicate overall course progress by sending […]

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April 11th, 2017

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Using Video with D2L Email

Communicate with an individual student or whole class list by sending videos through D2L Email. Emailing video communications should be used strategically to avoid overwhelming students with too many videos.   Why send video through D2L Email?  Reach students with a variety of communication preferences Grab students attention and spark curiosity Review email video communication multiple times, whenever […]

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Using Video in D2L Content

Videos posted in Content should be directly related to the concepts or assignment(s) within that module folder. Why post videos in Content? Increase student motivation Develop potential for deeper learning of the subject Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners Provide a common experience for students to discuss Grab students attention and spark curiosity Allow students the ability […]

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Using Videos in D2L Dropboxes

Videos used with D2L Dropboxes should provide information that is pertinent to that assignment such as further explaining the assignment requirements, examples, demonstrations, etc. Why post videos with D2L Dropboxes? Provide an explanation of assignment expectations and grading details Increase student motivation Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners Grab students attention and spark curiosity Increase […]

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September 27th, 2016

Using Kaltura Video in PowerPoint Lectures for use in D2L Courses

Videos included in PowerPoint Lectures should directly relate to the lecture topic(s). Videos included with lecture presentations should aim to deepen a student’s understanding of the lecture topics. Why add videos to PowerPoint Lectures? Increase student motivation and engagement with lecture content Develop potential for deeper learning of the subject Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially […]

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September 27th, 2016

Using Video in D2L News

Videos posted in News should communicate important course information to all students as they enter the course. Why Post Videos in News? Increase instructor presence Communicate important information that students will see upon entering the course Increase communication Grab students attention Reach out to students, especially audio/​​visual learners Make important information stand out Types of Videos to Post in News:  Course Welcome & […]

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September 27th, 2016

Using Video in D2L Discussions

Videos posted in Discussions should directly relate to that discussion topic. Videos could provide discussion prompts, suggestions or examples specific to the topic, as well as assignment instructions, etc. Why post videos in Discussions? Develop deeper learning of the subject Strengthen student understanding of video content Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially audio/​​visual learners Grab […]

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September 27th, 2016