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More info on how to “flip” the classroom.
… it’s possible to abuse the flip, and use it to abdicate your responsibility as a teacher by assigning videos or podcasts every night …
Some strategies mentioned in the article:
- … introduce chunks of new information for home study and then use interactive labs and activities in class so that my students have to wrestle deeply with concepts they’ve just been introduced to.
- … allowing students who are struggling with new material to watch and re-watch the parts of the concept outside of class.
- … create curiosity in my students.
Why spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars to purchase software like camtasia to produce elearning material? Microsoft have free technology to create videos from powerpoint, webcam/video cam and microphone!
Microsoft Producer allows you to take an existing presentation file, capture and synchronize video and audio narration, add additional media content, and produce a unified set of content ready for viewing in a browser on your corporate intranet or a generally accessible web server.
A powerful tool for e-learning, corporate communications, sales… many corporations and schools have been using Producer on a regular basis for many years.