Using Video in D2L Content

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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 to review content multiple times, whenever & wherever, at their individual pace
  • Increase instructor presence

Types of Videos to post in Content:

  • Weekly introductions- preview of upcoming concepts, assignments
  • Weekly wrap ups- conclusion of concepts, assignments
  • Introduction to a topic/​assignment
  • Course lectures/​ Mini-​lectures
  • In-​class activities, labs, experiments
  • Explanation/​demonstration of FAQs or issues
  • Launching point for group discussion
  • How-​to’ videos (if applicable to the concepts being covered)
  • Virtual field trips (if applicable to the concepts being covered)
  • Simulations /​ demonstrations/​ real life examples or case studies
  • Show experiments that can’t be done in class
  • Bring great literature, plays, music, or important scenes from history into the room

Come visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance.
If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email
at lcc_​elearning@​lcc.​edu, or by phone at (517) 4831839.

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