Learning On Demand: Educational videos for the Elon community

Posted on: January 20, 2015 | By: Samantha Allen | Filed under: Tech Tips

lod-logoLearning On Demand, a new website released by the Office of the Provost and Teaching and Learning Technologies, is an archive of educational videos produced by Elon’s faculty, staff, and students.  This learning resource aggregates videos from campus events like Numen Lumen reflections, panel discussions, and popular guest speakers, as well as offers instructional videos,  tutorials, and other educational material.

“There was a need to bring it all under one roof,  
make the content easier to access so you don’t need to hunt and search.”  
– Maurice Levesque,
Associate Provost for Assessment and Academic Operations


Did you miss the event?

Elon students and faculty are busy people. With the number of events going on throughout the week, it’s common to miss a speaker you were really excited about.  With Learning On Demand, you can watch the event you missed!

Self-guided learning

Whether you want some help learning to speak German, or would like to know more about Taoism from Professor L.D. Russell, Learning On Demand has it. Easy to navigate, you can browse by category, series, or tags. Some categories include Arts & Humanities, Diversity & Global Engagement, and Social Sciences.

Popular videos

To date, Learning On Demand has over 150 educational videos dating back to 2012. Here’s a sampling of popular videos:

mshermer   Why People Believe Weird Things | Michael Shermer
reckford   A Conversation with Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford
russell   Hinduism (World Religions: A Whirlwind Tour) | LD Russell
aronson   Rising to the Challenge of Stereotype | Joshua Aronson
edminjpg   Transforming Education Through Hip-Hop | Christopher Emdin
german   Wege in den Beruf: German for Your Career (series)
rocero   I Am Gender Proud | Geena Rocero

Stay engaged

Learning On Demand goes beyond current students and faculty, and allows for alumni and friends of the university to stay connected.  In addition, anyone in the community can add to the great content.

“In the end, it helps the community engage better.  
There are only so many hours in the day,” says Dr. Levesque.

Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen is a Strategic Communications student who works as a Technology Consultant for Elon's elite program at Belk Library.

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