Recent advancements in hardware and software have made digital media production more accessible to a broad range of people. For example, it is now relatively easy for anyone with a smartphone to record a high-quality video, edit it, and share it online with a worldwide audience. For educators, the growing democratization of media-based practices has the potential to transform both how instructors teach and how students learn.
In this post, we answer two pertinent questions related to creating and using digital media as a teaching and learning tool: Why should you consider using digital media in a course? What resources are available at Brown to help create digital course assets?’
Why use digital media and video in a course?
When used correctly, digital media and video can enhance the design of a course in several ways. It can…