I was never one to record a video for MyBU. Let’s face it, it was clunky. You needed to have a YouTube account, and then needed to upload there and embed links… it was just way too many steps for a busy academic like myself! But Brightspace? The video can be created within the VLE and it’s automatically there with the press of a record, stop and upload!
And my students LOVE them!
I’ve been leaving the students what I call, “thoughts to ponder”, instructions for what I want them to do that week, questions to answer while reading journal articles, and I may have put a congratulatory video in there on making it to reading week and surviving my class!
It’s brightened up my unit, added a bit of pizazz and I’d encourage you to do the same.
I’ve created a video to show you how to do it. Be sure to get in touch with your Learning Technologist if you need further guidance!
Ann Luce (TEL Theme Leader)