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How to Create and Use Instructional Videos (Primary)

Course Details

Course Details Summer Course

Availability

Open Now, Term time

Sector

Primary

Course dates

24-01-2022 to 24-06-2022

Study time

1 hour

Target Audience

All (primary) teachers

Places

Unlimited

Course Summary

This short course aims to help teachers use digital technologies to enhance existing resources and create new resources using screen recording and other tools. Participants will be introduced to ways in which instructional videos can be used to differentiate and personalise the learning experience and they will learn how to create a short instructional video for use with their class. The course provides advice on specific tools and examples of how they can be used, as well as copyright considerations in relation to digital resources. This course is applicable to all learning scenarios and is particularly useful for blended learning or flipping the classroom.

Information about this course

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe how instructional videos can enhance learning
  • Find copyright free resources online to help create digital content
  • Create a short instructional video that could be used to support learning in your class.

Course Content

The course lesson has five short sections:

  • Introduction
  • Finding Resources
  • Copyright for Digital Resources
  • Using Screen recording to enhance existing resources
  • Creating Instructional Whiteboard Videos
  • Conclusion / tips for teachers

Requirements

Technical Requirements: A good broadband internet connection and a laptop, desktop pc or tablet (with the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari installed).

Certificate

A course certificate is provided upon completion of this course.

You may be able to consider this course for Croke Park hours, subject to school management approval, particularly in relation to up to ten ‘Croke Park’ hours that may be allowed for potential individual/small group use (Circular 0042/2016 Primary and Circular 045/2016 Post Primary).

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