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* How Can I Create a Tutoring Library Using Podcasts and Videos from my Course?
Date: Monday, April 29th, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: via Zoom
Instructor(s): Dawn Sweet

Description: Today’s students want flexibility and variability in the classroom. They can find the standard practices of lectures, activities, and tests too monotonous which causes disengagement. After all, they live in the information age where content is available anywhere at any time. Providing alternative content delivery like videos, audio, and podcasts can breathe new life into the classroom and greatly enhance their engagement with course material.

In this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, Robb Beane, MEd, guides you through the key to reinvigorating the learning experience—the multimedia tutoring library. With this innovative approach, you will not only increase student engagement but also improve accessibility and cater to the unique learning needs of every student in your classroom.

In just 20 minutes, you’ll acquire the essential knowledge to kickstart your multimedia tutoring library:

*​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Content Creation and Upload Tools: You’ll learn how to craft and upload captivating multimedia content that resonates with your students. This program equips you with the necessary tools and strategies to simplify the process.

*Classroom Implementation Strategies: Discover practical and effective methods for seamlessly integrating your multimedia tutoring library into your teaching. You’ll gain insights into how to harness its full potential, elevating the learning experience for your students.

*Easy-to-understand Program: This program is tailor-made for simplicity and accessibility, with no need for advanced technical skills. You’ll confidently navigate the world of multimedia tutoring libraries with ease.

​​​​​​​Topics Covered: 

*An overview of the basics of multimedia tutoring libraries
*Student perceptions of multimedia tutoring libraries
*Benefits of implementing a multimedia tutoring library
*Recommendations for helpful programs to create multimedia content

Seats Available: 27