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Monday Morning Mentor: How Can I Make My Video Lectures Effective and Engaging?

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Link to presentation:  mondaymorningmentors.com/category/traditional/

Password:  lectures251

The impersonal, text-heavy nature of many online classrooms makes it challenging for instructors to engage students with course material in an interesting, meaningful way. Video lectures provide an effective way for online instructors to teach content, personalize the learning experience, and evoke social conventions that promote students’ engagement with course material. But, for students to benefit from a video lecture, they must be willing to watch it.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

Design a video lecture that is uniquely suited to the online classroom

Use Web 2.0 technologies to create a video lecture

Understand the role of video lectures for enhancing student learning, engagement, and satisfaction