Using Video in D2L Announcements

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Videos posted in Announcements should communicate important course information to all students as they enter the course.

Why Post Videos in Announcements?

  • Increase instructor presence
  • Communicate important information that students will see upon entering the course
  • Increase communication
  • Grab students attention
  • Reach out to student, especially audio/​visual learners
  • Make important information stand out

Types of Videos to Post in Announcements:

  • Course Welcome & Instructor Introduction
  • Weekly Introductions (preview of upcoming concepts, assignments)
  • Weekly wrap ups (conclusion of concepts, assignments, brief intro of upcoming concepts)
  • Course/​Assignment Reminders (due dates, changes or updates to assignments, etc.)
  • Explanation/​demonstration of FAQs or issues

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