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It has become apparent in the last few years that online learners either avoid reading or cannot read specific and important information in an online class. However, with the advent of social networking and multimedia on the web and cell phones, online faculty have the opportunity to present important concepts to their online...
It has become apparent in the last few years that online learners either avoid reading or cannot read specific and important information in an online class. However, with the advent of social networking and multimedia on the web and cell phones, online faculty have the opportunity to present important concepts to their online students.
The ability to enhance online courses with simple video elements helps students to complete assignments, readings, and discussions, and it motivates them to check into their classes more often which in turn helps instructors retain their students.
The students will how to create a simple video, compress it, and access code to embed the file into a course management system or even upload it to a website, blog or YouTube. No expensive equipment or software is required, there is little to no cost, and the process is fairly quick and straightforward.
This is a useful tool depending on what you would like to use if for. Enhancing the learning experience for students is always necessary, but before using this item, I would make sure it will do what you need it to do.
3 years ago
I have used Jing in many classroom presentation to help students learn more about complex issues or application uses within their assignments. Students have also started to use the Jing tool to show how they completed an assignment in order to help me trouble shoot their work.