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Students’ attention spans wax and wane, generally believed to drop off after 10-15 minutes, but existing multimedia technologies at USF can help refresh and engage students

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Students’ attention spans wax and wane, generally believed to drop off after 10-15 minutes, but existing multimedia technologies at USF can help refresh and engage students

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To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students. 

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To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students. 

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To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students.

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Criminal Justice Professor Stacy Dewald demonstrates how she created an in-video quiz using Canvas Studio (Arc Video) that can be entered into the Canvas gradebook.  Dewald earned a digital “Innovation” badge for her accomplishments.

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There is a way to place an internet graphic (or video) in a Canvas page that makes it easier to view for students and instructors.  Using the “embed” command accomplishes this, as shown in the screencast that follows.  The screencast …

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A combination of technical proficiency and pedagogy will result in a discussion topic in Canvas that will foster the growth of a learning community. Here is a 4 minute screencast that shows the techniques and conceptual development of a discussion …

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Designing visual content to accompany verbal presentations and written text. In his guest lecture at Harvard University (July 8, 2014), Psychology Professor Richard E. Mayer (UC, Santa Barbara), gave a talk on research-based “Principles for Multimedia Learning“. Mayer’s work focuses …

Cognitive Psychology Applied to Visual Content (e.g. Powerpoints) Read More »

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