Thursday, August 16, 2012

Tech Tips Newsletter: Video, Flipped Classroom, Game Based Learning

Tech Tips Newsletter
August 16, 2012
Editor: Karen Franker
This e-newsletter is brought to you by University of Wisconsin-Stout School of Education. If you do not wish to receive future issues, please see instructions to manage preferences at the bottom of this message.
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In this issue...
  1. Top Web Tools for Creating and Curating Videos in the Flipped Classroom
  2. Program Spotlight - Final Call Instructional Design Certificate 
  3. Tech Tip: Turn Your PowerPoint 2010 Presentation into a Video
  4. New Fall Online Courses including Flipped Classroom Design
  5. Last Date to Apply for the Masters Degree Program
Top Web Tools for Creating and Curating Videos
This newsletter features the top educator-recommended online tools for creating and organizing videos. Explore a variety of free tools that make it easy to incorporate video in a flipped classroom.
How Do You Make Your Videos? (Video 1minute:36 seconds)
Katie Gimbar explains how she uses a flip cam and whiteboard to create quick and simple videos for her flipped classroom.
10 Ways to Create Videos without Installing Software
Richard Byrne lists and describes his favorite Web-based tools for creating videos.
35 Sources for Curated Educational Videos
Carrie Schneider has gathered a useful list of websites that take the guesswork out of locating high quality videos by desired topic.
5 Free Tools for Curating Educational Videos from Across the Web
Richard Byrne describes some excellent tools for collecting and organizing playlists of educational videos.
5 Free Screen Recording Apps and Services
David Andrade describes the best free screen-recording tools for creating tutorials, review sessions, and presentations.
10 Awesome Free Video Editing Tools for Teachers
Med Kharbach shares a list of the best free tools for creating and editing video clips.
To make PowerPoint 2010 presentations viewable by students who don’t have access to the software, you can save your presentation as a wmv file.

Program Spotlight: Instructional Design Certificate Program

Register by Monday to reserve a spot in the first ID course that begins on August 27th.

Online Course Sequence:
EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design August 27 - October 19, 2012
EDUC 766 Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods October 22 - December 14, 2012
EDUC 767 Designing Computer-Based Training (CBT) January 7 - March 1, 2013
EDUC 768 Project Management for Instructional Development March 11 - May 3, 2013
  • Eight-week online courses
  • Complete the certificate in 8 months
  • 12 graduate credits
  • Apply project management skills to instructional development
  • Focus on real-world projects and build your e-portfolio to aid in job searches
  • Includes career mentoring via LinkedIn
  • Taught by currently practicing instructional designers
  • Credits may be applied as electives in the Master of Science in Education graduate degree program
What Our Students Say…
"Within 60 days of finishing the program, I had three interviews for ID positions. I accepted and started one of the positions."~ Julie Kling, Ed.D.

"I am inspired! Then there is the part about the instructor as a person that I enjoyed... his sense of humor, attentiveness, and encouragement throughout our learning. This combination made my experience taking EDUC 765 valuable and even enjoyable."

~ Julie Zaloudek Program Director, Human Development and Family Studies

New Fall Online Courses
List of 2012 Online Courses 

Register now to reserve a spot. 

Meet your goals for continuing education professional development. No tuition is due until September 18th. A payment plan is available with 10% of tuition due at that time.

Check out the new courses.

Last Date to Apply for the Masters Degree Program

Apply by August 30th for the UW-Stout Online Master of Science in Education Program
UW-Stout offers a Master of Science in Education degree, entirely online, which allows you to earn a graduate degree from home on your schedule. UW-Stout’s online degree is convenient, flexible, and from a highly regarded, NCATE accredited university.  
Apply and send your transcripts by August 30th. If you complete two courses each term, you will earn your degree in two years! Visit:

Request Information Online
School of Education
Online Professional Development
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Phone: (715) 232-2253

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1 comment:

  1. Wow, its really fantastic. This blog will really benefit the students for furthur learning. Working in an online environment through distance learning courses and study courses also helps improve the student’s technological ability, and many students who enjoy working with E learning technology love that they can engage with other students and teachers around the country and the world.


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