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Now I See It! Video Tools for Formative Assessment and Media Production

Explore and create
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Explore and create : Workshop

Saturday, June 22, 4:00–5:30 pm
Location: Room 124

Dr. Troy Hicks  
Discover how to use video for instruction and how students can create video, too. We'll show you how to use a wide range of free and open source tools to create screencasts, provide feedback and use video for assessment, create community, and support class discussions.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google Account (other services are accessible with Google sign on such as Screencastify, Flipgrid, etc) and ability to download open source software (Open Shot, Clip Grab).
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose: Introduce participants to a variety of digital tools to support the use of video for instruction, creation, and assessment.

Participants will explore a variety of digital tools for video that can be used for instruction, remediation, and discussion, as well as student creation of video artifacts to demonstrate understanding.
Participants will explore a variety of digital tools that can be used for video feedback and assessment.
Participants will utilize several of the introduced tools to create, modify, or transform a video resource.

Tentative outline:
Discuss video uses in the classroom and associated pedagogies
Introduce video as a tool for
Digital tools supporting these uses
Video as a tool for feedback
Digital tools supporting
Video as a tool for assessment
Digital tools for supporting
Planning use of video in the classroom
Teacher viewpoint
Student viewpoint
Discuss ideas
Create artifacts with presenter support.

A version of this workshop was presented at ISTE 2018


Content and activities:
Discuss video uses in the classroom and associated pedagogies (Introduction by presenters and Group discussion - 10 minutes)

Introduce video as a tool for:
*Digital tools supporting each (30 minutes showing examples, participants interacting with tools, peer to peer interaction through discussion about topics and tools)

Planning use of video in the classroom
*Teacher viewpoint
*Student viewpoint (5 minutes - presenters show artifacts from same tools created by teachers and students for each use)

Discuss ideas (5 minutes - group and peer discussions)

Create artifacts with presenter and peer support (30 minutes to brainstorm, create, innovate ideas for video use in participants' classrooms)

Share-out (10 minutes for several individuals to discuss ideas).

Supporting research

Bishop, J. L., & Verleger, M. A. (2013, June). The flipped classroom: A survey of the research. In ASEE National Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, GA (Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1-18).

Fulton, K. (2012). Upside down and inside out: Flip your classroom to improve student learning. Learning & Leading with Technology, 39(8), 12-17.

Robin, B. R. (2008). Digital storytelling: A powerful technology tool for the 21st century classroom. Theory into practice, 47(3), 220-228.

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Dr. Troy Hicks, Central Michigan University

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