amplifiEDucation Courses: 5 Steps for Creating Powerful Screencasts for Learning

amplifiEDucation Courses: 5 Steps for Creating Powerful Screencasts for Learning

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Coming Soon: 5 Steps for Creating Powerful Screencasts for Learning

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AUDIENCE:

This course is for teachers who are interested in scaffolding student learning by making thinking visible and easily available. No matter your comfort level with technology, there is a learning opportunity for you:

  • If you are a novice technology user, you will follow easy step by step instructions that will allow the exploration of screencasting as a powerful tool for learning.
  • If you are a more experienced technology user but not yet familiar with screencasting, you will be able to quickly learn a new technology and use your creativity to explore its use.
  • If you have already experimented with screencasting, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your practice and expand its applications.

DESCRIPTION:

Welcome to the “5 Steps for Creating Powerful Screencasts for Learning” course by amplifiEDucation. Have you heard about screencasts but don’t have a clear idea how it can be used for student learning? Have you ever wondered, “Why screencasting” ? Do you have any idea how easy it is to make a screencast? Would you like to experiment with easy-to-use tools and explore screencast possibilities that have impact on students? This course explores possibilities for screencasts that can be developed by teachers and students, focusing on the following ideas:

  • Knowledge that can be broken down in SMALL PIECES facilitates step-by-step learning.
  • Making explicit what you you do implicitly as a teacher MODELS learning for students.
  • Students can be CONTENT CREATORS and contribute to the learning of others.
  • METACOGNITION can be easily visible through screencasting.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

In this course you will learn about:

  • How you can choose a screencast tool that adjusts to your needs.
  • How to feel comfortable doing a screencasting without much preparation.
  • How you can identify powerful screencasting opportunities in your teaching.
  • How you can explore screencasting with students to empower them as collaborative learners.
  • How you can select screencast sharing options that enhance learning.

WHAT YOU WILL GET:

  • Checklists: to help you choose a screencasting tool that becomes part of your practice workflow.
  • Printable cards: to help you choose and remember benefits of different screencasting options.
  • Printable cards: to help you follow steps for screencast creation.
  • Printable cards: to help you remember options for teacher and student screencasting.

 

 

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