Affecting connecting: High instructor presence through videos

Liza Hita shares important lessons on using videos as a way of boosting instructor presence when teaching online

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11 Sep 2020
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Arizona State University

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Videos can be a very effective tool when teaching online. After several years of using video on her courses, Liza Hita shares useful insight on what works and what doesn’t, filmed as part of REMOTE, the connected faculty summit. The virtual event showcased best practice, techniques and tools for online teaching in higher education. If you’re in a rush, browse the timeline below for the key topics covered and where in the video to find them. 

04:44 What is high instructor presence and why is it important? 

05:28 Why do video when teaching online? 

10:31 Wistia software for making and storing videos 

11:11 Practical advice and lessons on making instructional videos 

22:35 Using the online learning environment as an opportunity for creativity 

24:22 The key barriers or challenges when learning how to use video effectively, and how to get over them 

28:06 How many videos should one prepare before the course starts and how many should one create as the course is ongoing? 


This video was produced by REMOTE, the connected faculty summit, hosted by Arizona State University.  


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