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Five Alternatives to the Talking Head Video for MOOCs & Online Courses

Five Alternatives to the Talking Head Video for MOOCs & Online Courses | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Most xMOOCs, and some for-credit online courses rely heavily upon what many refer to as the 'talking head' video format. The 'talking head' is usually the subject-matter expert delivering a lecture...
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I like providing online students with screencasts (using Jing or Snagit) and Softchalks with screenshots. Other instructors like to provide a video intro each week using YouTube MyWebcam, and still others like to use myBrainshark to add audio to their PowerPoints for their students.

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10 ways YouTube can engage your classes now

10 ways YouTube can engage your classes now | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
YouTube is a behemoth. Each month, more than 1 billion unique users visit the site to view 6 billion hours of video per month. It’s the second-largest search engine in the world, bigger than Bing, Yahoo!
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Excellent list of tips-I've used many of these tips but there's always more you can do with videos..

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Could Video Feedback Replace the Red Pen?

Could Video Feedback Replace the Red Pen? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Stills from a video critique by Monash U.’s Michael Henderson.
Writing useful comments on students’ work can be a fine art.
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You can use free products like YouTube MyWebCam or Jing.. to record your feedback.

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