Creating Community in an Online Course Using Asynchronous and Synchronous Video Communication

Wednesday, February 11 | 11:15AM–12:00PM | California Pavilion Promenade, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Asynchronous and synchronous video discussions and posts were used to create a sense of community in online teacher technology education courses. Evidence is presented that video communication was more effective in creating an environment more conducive to learning when compared with text communication. Methods employed to help onboard students in the use of video, as well as methods of how to incorporate asynchronous and synchronous video as part of the curriculum and class structure, will be demonstrated.

OUTCOMES: Understand how video communication increases teaching and social presence * Practice implementing video * Learn how to obtain student buy-in on using video * Get guidelines on incorporating video into curriculum