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Mary RowanFollow

Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

A recent university video use and needs survey indicated that faculty and students need and want more understanding of narrated slide or multi-media tools for presentations and assignments. This presentation will provide an overview of how several faculty have used an online multi-media presentation and collaboration tool to enhance teaching and learning. Tool features and strengths, as well as pros and cons will be featured. Strategies for using this tool to establish course community and faculty presence as well as for student individual and group assignments will be described. Techniques for integrating presentations in the online course environment and successfully facilitating student assignment completion will be demonstrated. Samples of instructor and student presentations as well as support guides will be provided through the presentation website.

Keywords

video collaboration, online presentations

Related Website

https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/using-voicethread/

Audience Focus

Higher Education

Start Date

7-30-2015 1:45 PM

End Date

7-30-2015 2:45 PM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Dr. Mary Rowan is a Clinical Professor and Director of Nursing Prelicensure Programs at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the U of M Academy of Distinguished Teachers and has received multiple teaching awards. She has been teaching online for 20 years.

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Using VoiceThread to Enhance Learning

A recent university video use and needs survey indicated that faculty and students need and want more understanding of narrated slide or multi-media tools for presentations and assignments. This presentation will provide an overview of how several faculty have used an online multi-media presentation and collaboration tool to enhance teaching and learning. Tool features and strengths, as well as pros and cons will be featured. Strategies for using this tool to establish course community and faculty presence as well as for student individual and group assignments will be described. Techniques for integrating presentations in the online course environment and successfully facilitating student assignment completion will be demonstrated. Samples of instructor and student presentations as well as support guides will be provided through the presentation website.

http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/minnesota-elearning-summit/2015/program/32