Dr. David Neville utilizes YouTube to educate beyond the classroom

Posted on: May 13, 2015 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Flipped Instruction

A number of faculty members on campus are turning to videos to supplement their courses, and Dr. David Neville of the German department is no exception. With a background in education and instructional technology, Dr. Neville always had a desire to utilize video in his courses, but with the help of YouTube, the impact of …

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Professors Fernandez and Husser use YouTube to explain basics of polling

Posted on: January 13, 2015 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Tech Tips
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Dataset. Regression analysis. Sampling error. If you have had experience with creating and administering surveys, you have probably heard these terms before. But could you define them off the top of your head? That is what Dr. Kenneth Fernandez and Dr. Jason Husser, professors in the political science and director and assistant director of the …

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Countdown: Campus Technologies’ most popular blog posts: #7

Posted on: December 13, 2012 | By: Sam Parker | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Teaching and Learning, Announcements

Number Seven With 123 total pageviews, “Moodle Q&A: Drop the lowest score, YouTube and folders” by Dan Reis secured number seven on our list. The blog post highlights how faculty can drop lowest quiz grades in Moodle, post YouTube videos, and drag and drop files into folders. Read the post. The Countdown As the semester comes to a …

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Getting started with Google+

Posted on: November 28, 2012 | By: Sam Parker | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Productivity

Are you looking for a way to virtually meet and share links, videos and resources with your students? You may want to consider Google+. Overview Google’s social media tool offers unique collaboration and control features that make it very appealing to instructors in higher education. It also works well with Google’s other applications like Google Drive and …

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Moodle Q & A: drop the lowest score, YouTube and folders

Posted on: September 5, 2012 | By: Dan Reis | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings
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Elon faculty have a lot of questions about Moodle. That’s a good thing. It proves Elon faculty are using Moodle and testing its limits. This post includes some questions (and answers) we received from faculty about Moodle.

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Record brief videos to introduce yourself or course content

Posted on: May 3, 2012 | By: Dan Reis | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Productivity, Tech Tips, Moodle
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YouTube includes a largely unknown feature that makes it quick and easy to record video. That’s right – record video! It’s easy because no other video software is needed, it records directly into YouTube. Educators can quickly record a video welcoming students to a course, introduce an assignment or important course concept, or make an announcement. …

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Reduce distractions and embed YouTube videos in Moodle

Posted on: February 22, 2012 | By: Dan Reis | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Productivity, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings

Forty-eight hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute (source). Among all the giggling babies and flying sloths there is great content you could use in your course. Creating a hyperlink to a YouTube video from Moodle works fine but once students are on YouTube they can get lost or distracted by the less …

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