Technology Enabled Learning

6 Ways to Use Videos for Learning & Engagement

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"Six Ways to Use Video to Promote Learning and Engagement" (post) outlines ways to make productive use of video "whether you teach online or face-to-face" -- video options, that is, that are not simply "talking-head lectures."

  • Such "videos can be added to courses without significant extra time and effort."

1. Course-introduction videos

Voicepods: Text to Speech Tool

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Voicepods (subscription required) "turns any typed text or highlighted page text into an automated voice recording."

  • "Voicepods will read text aloud in your choice of voices and in your choice of ten languages."
  • "Use Voicepods as a Chrome extension or by simply entering text into the Voicepods website."

1. The Chrome Extension

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