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Date: Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Time: 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Add to CalendarTeaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Video Podcasts and Collaborative Writing03/14/2017 03:00 PM03/14/2017 04:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverVideo Podcasts: Supporting First Year Students with Video TutorialsPresented by: Wendy Sims, Biology Department, Faculty of ScienceThere are millions of “how to” videos online that can help people set up their computer, repair their dishwasher, or learn a new yo-yo trick. What happens when we apply this universal “howcast” concept to a course? Recently, the Biology program at VIU began incorporating short videos on VIULearn for their students. The videos were initially meant to help reduce anxiety in first year students, however, the podcasts have evolved to include laboratory skills, key concepts, and review material for lab exams. In this session, Wendy Simms, Laboratory Demonstrator, describes the process of creating support video for students, and discusses what she has learned from the experience.  The Wiki Assignment: Engaging Students in Collaborative Writing Presented by: Doug Corrin, Forestry Department, Faculty of ScienceDoug Corrin was looking to provide his students with an activity that would replicate the collaborative nature of professionals in his field.  Knowing that his students would need collaborative writing and editing skills, Doug designed a project around professional, collaborative writing using a wiki as the platform. In this session, Doug describes his wiki project, how he came to it and what it looks like.  As well, Doug will reflect on what he has learned from this experience, and the feedback he has received from both students and colleagues.Date | Tuesday, March 14Time | 3:00 - 4:00 pmLocation | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 444Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | Kathleen.Bortolin@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

Video Podcasts: Supporting First Year Students with Video Tutorials

Presented by: Wendy Sims, Biology Department, Faculty of Science

There are millions of “how to” videos online that can help people set up their computer, repair their dishwasher, or learn a new yo-yo trick. What happens when we apply this universal “howcast” concept to a course? Recently, the Biology program at VIU began incorporating short videos on VIULearn for their students. The videos were initially meant to help reduce anxiety in first year students, however, the podcasts have evolved to include laboratory skills, key concepts, and review material for lab exams. In this session, Wendy Simms, Laboratory Demonstrator, describes the process of creating support video for students, and discusses what she has learned from the experience.  

The Wiki Assignment: Engaging Students in Collaborative Writing

Presented by: Doug Corrin, Forestry Department, Faculty of Science

Doug Corrin was looking to provide his students with an activity that would replicate the collaborative nature of professionals in his field.  Knowing that his students would need collaborative writing and editing skills, Doug designed a project around professional, collaborative writing using a wiki as the platform. In this session, Doug describes his wiki project, how he came to it and what it looks like.  As well, Doug will reflect on what he has learned from this experience, and the feedback he has received from both students and colleagues.

Date | Tuesday, March 14

Time | 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 444

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | Kathleen.Bortolin@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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