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5-minute eClips and Brief Hybrid Workshops

by Nan Peck
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Description:
An "eClip" is a pre-recording produced as a single computer file. It may include a variety of media elements: sound, images, text, etc. A "brief hybrid workshop" is an activity usually less than 15 minutes that includes the use of one or more Internet-accessible eClips AND some other files, activities, documents, plans, guidelines, etc. It is intended to help a group of people produce or learn how to do something useful to them. Participants usually interact with each other and with a leader/presenter/facilitator during the activity. Steve Gilbert from the TLT Group is leading an effort to develop eClips and Brief Hybrid Worshops. See: http://www.tltgroup.org/TLT5.htm

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1.

Always Check the Cables


Added 12/03/2010
A funny story regarding helping individuals use technology and the importance of clarity of instructions.
2.

Top Ten Objections to Assessment


Added 12/03/2010
This presentation is designed for those who designing assessment workshops or working with others on accreditation self-studies or program reviews
3.

Exploring the Educational Potential of Second Life


Added 12/03/2010
A short, narrated slide presentation on the virtual 3-D world of Second Life
4.

Getting your Colleagues Excited about Google Docs and Technology


Added 12/03/2010
A short, narrated slide presentation on promoting Google Docs and technology in general
5.

PowerPoint to YouTube using Windows Movie Maker


Added 12/03/2010
A brief, less than 5 minute, video clip describing how to use Windows Movie Maker to create a narrated PowerPoint file uploadable to YouTube.
6.

Interpreting Written Feedback from Students


Added 12/03/2010
A 5-minute, narrated PowerPoint by Todd Zakrajsek which describes a technique to help make sense of end of the semester written feedback from students.
7.

Tips for the Hybrid Workshop


Added 12/03/2010
A four-minute, narrated PowerPoint by Todd Zakrajsek discussing strategies for creating brief hybrid workshops.
8.

Embeding Resources in Wikis


Added 12/03/2010
A less than 2 minute video tutorial on how to embed media in a wiki using HTML code from a Web host service.
9.

Intro to 5-Minute Clips & Hybrid Workshops


Added 12/03/2010
A 5-minute eClip about 5-minute eClips and 5-minute workshops
10.

Producing & Publishing First eClips


Added 12/03/2010
A combination of written and online resources to enable you to produce your first, simple Web-accessible "eClip" as quickly and painlessly as possible. Once you have done so, you will be much better prepared to set your own realistic goals, ask useful questions, and specify the additional help you need to develop eClips and brief hybrid workshops (or brief hybrid teaching/learning modules) that fit your educational needs, goals, and resources.
11.

Using Google Docs & Spreadsheets to Facilitate Virtual Collaboration


Added 12/03/2010
Narrated 5 minute workshop that includes slides, speaker notes, attachments to relevant resources. Topics covered include: (1) what and how we collaborate and why those strategies don't work well, (2) what students want in collaborative projects, (3) programs that facilitate virtual collaboration, and (4) an introduction to Google Docs & Spreadsheets and how it addresses needs in collaborative projects. Prepared in Articulate Presenter. 4:59 in length.
12.

Virtual Office Hours


Added 12/03/2010
A five-minute narrated PowerPoint on suggested ways to maintain faculty-student contact, especially for classes taught at a distance.
13.

Social Networking in Plain English


Added 12/03/2010
This 2-minute video is for people who wonder why social networking sites are so popular. They propose that one reason is because they help to solve a real world problem.
14.

A Vision of Students Today


Added 12/03/2010
A short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes they will experience in their lifetime. Created by Michael Wesch in collaboration with 200 students at Kansas State University
15.

Posting Narrated PowerPoint Slides on YouTube


Added 12/03/2010
A five-minute narrated PowerPoint on how to post narrated PowerPoint slides on You Tube.
16.

Creating Classroom Connections


Added 12/03/2010
Dr. Joseph Trimble organizes his seminars and small classes to build on people's fundamental need to connect with others. To accomplish this objective, he has students participate in a series of activities and projects that emphasize their strengths as well as the importance of working with others in small group settings.
17.

Using a Microphone with a Computer


Added 12/03/2010
Many people using online webinars have difficulty setting up a microphone. This video is intended to give simple instruction on using a microphone with your computer.
18.

Virtual Social Worlds and the Future of Learning


Added 12/03/2010
A 10-minute video describing the 7 Sensibilities that Differentiate Virtual Social Worlds from other interactive media and makes the argument that these sensibilities provide us with unprecedented freedom to create true experential learning opportunities.
19.

Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT)


Added 12/03/2010
A five minute video clip on Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) with an example of its use in Economics.
20.

Three Ways to get to Three Quarters


Added 12/03/2010
This 5-minute video is a description of a new way to think about delivering content to faculty for faculty development efforts. Instead of thinking of HOW to deliver content, you are enouraged to think about a variety of ways in a hope to reach most of your faculty.
21.

Educational Uses of Second Life


Added 12/03/2010
A 7-minute video which gives an overview of educational uses of Second Life including educational locations, tools, and learning archetypes that are applicable to Second Life.
22.

Google Docs in Plain English


Added 12/03/2010
A 3-minute video on Google Docs showing how to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations online.
23.

Teaching Large Classes


Added 12/03/2010
A 14 minute video on the problems that both students and faculty face in large classes and several solutions to making large classes a more meaningful learning experience.
24.

Education in Second Life: Explore the Possibilities


Added 12/03/2010
A 6-minute overview video about Second Life and how educators may be able to use it in their classes.
25.

Science Learning Opportunities in Second Life


Added 12/03/2010
A short video which provides a brief overview of science and research education in Second Life, highlighting Science School, Genome Island, Research Park, ISTE Island and more.
26.

Discussion on the 5-minute Workshop


Added 12/03/2010
A discussion between Ray Purdom, UNC Greensboro, and Todd Zakrajsek, Central Michigan University, about the 5-minute workshop and the online 5-minute workshop
27.

Introduction to Second Life


Added 12/03/2010
A 4-minute video which provides an introduction to Second Life. Meant as an explanation for people from the business world not as familiar with virtual worlds, or Second Life.
28.

Learning Styles


Added 12/03/2010
A 3-minute video which introduces the concept of learning styles. Study strategies for various learning styles are presented.
29.

Podcasting in Plain English


Added 12/03/2010
This 2-minute video provides a brief introduction to and explanation of podcasting and how it works.
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