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This free course, Teaching using digital video in secondary schools, explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focusing on video in particular. We will examine the process of how you can start to use digital video in the classroom, and how to manage your project from objective setting, through story boards and filming, to assessing the success of your project.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- appreciate the impact digital video (DV) has on learning and teaching
- assess what hardware and software is needed to deploy DV in the classroom
- recognise filming and editing techniques
- plan and deliver a project that uses DV as a teaching tool.
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Teaching using digital video in secondary schools
This course explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focussing on video in particular. We will examine the process of how you can start to use digital video in the classroom, and how to manage your project from objective setting, through story boards and filming, to assessing the success of the final result.
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This free course includes adapted extracts from an Open University course which is no longer available to new students. If you found this interesting you could explore more free Educational Technology courses or view the range of currently available OU Educational Technology courses.
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Originally published: Thursday, 21st July 2011
Last updated on: Monday, 7th March 2016
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