There is a vast area of video and audio content on the internet. People spend countless hours watching YouTube videos and listening to podcasts. One way you can grab your students' attention, spark curiosity, and provide value to your course content is by creating your own videos or podcasts to use in your teaching. You can also give your students the opportunity to let their creativity run free. Using audio and video allows your students to take ownership, develop content mastery, and turns any assignment into a unique, interactive experience. Check out this article titled "Asynchronous Video: A Powerful Way to Teach, Present, and Communicate with Students".
Why Create Audio or Video?
Video Creation for Educators
One feature that PowerPoint has that many people don’t know about is the ability to turn a static slide show into an interactive video, including audio, video and screen sharing. Check out this video to learn more.
Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows you to have live video sessions with others, as well as share content from your device. You can also record in Zoom and share that with others. You can learn more about Zoom recording here.
Edpuzzle is an amazing tool that allows you to create interactive video lessons in minutes. With Edpuzzle, you can embed your own questions, cut sections to show particular portions of the video, or embed voice-over to explain things in your own words. Check out these videos on how to get started using Edpuzzle.