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Asking the Wrong Questions About Captioning

I first read about this at Stephen Downes’ blog, a study entitled “The Effects of Captioning Videos on Academic Achievement and Motivation: Reconsideration of Redundancy Principle in Instructional Videos” by Muzaffer Ozdemir, Serkan Izmirli, and Ozden Sahin-Izmirli. In their abstract … Continue reading

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Seoul Man: Viral Videos and the Shrinking World

I have been thinking recently about Psy and the K-pop phenomena of his video “Gangnam Style” that broke out of the internet and onto mainstream television and media. This video was destined to become the Numa Numa of the year (Gary … Continue reading

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DE 101: Online Student Success

I wanted to share a few notes here about our orientation to online learning. Here at College of the Redwoods, Barry Tucker and I have created “DE 101” – our free, not-for-credit, fully online student orientation to online learning. This … Continue reading

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Finding Creative Commons Videos on YouTube

We are in the middle of helping faculty develop courses for a grant that requires that all of the content be openly licensed: Creative Commons or public domain. YouTube is making it easier to find such content: The “Filter & … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education from Mike Wesch

Image by poptech via FlickrMike Wesch posted this video to YouTube via his channel. I like his work. I have been in classrooms that size before, and he seems to make his work just as much about that class as … Continue reading

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Kaltura Video in Sakai

Image via CrunchBase Unicon’s Aaron Zeckoski is a software engineer and open source software developer. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in the Sakai open source collaborative learning environment. His nine years of experience include work both as part … Continue reading

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