Category Archives: Online Learning

Online Learning Workshop Series

Join the TLT Center for the Online Course Development Tools and Best Practices Workshop Series.  This series steps participants through the major elements of the online course development process while highlighting tools and best practices. In addition, the new Quality Matters rubric and its implementation will be discussed. This series is perfect for anyone interested… Continue Reading »

Incorporating a Video Introduction or Summary

Looking for a way to add something to your online or face to face courses?  Why not consider adding video!

Video can be utilized as an introduction to the entire course, or to a specific unit.  Video can also be utilized to summarize a discussion board or assignment.

For a quick and simple method for creating a video, try the YouTube Record from Webcam feature:


Borup, J., West, R.E., Graham, C.R. (2011). Improving Online Social Presence Through Asynchronous Video. The Internet and Higher Education, 15(3), 195-203. doi: 10.1016/j.iheduc.2011.11.001

Sherer, P. (2011). Using Online Video to Support Student Learning and Engagement. College Teaching, 59(2), 56. doi: 10.1080/87567555.2010.511313

Please leave a comment below if you have previously used this feature, are considering using it in your upcoming classes, or have done something similar with another tool.