Category: Flipped Classroom

Using a smartphone to create a video

MobileVideoCreationUsing mobile devices to create videos – a blog by the University of Derby’s Technology Enhanced Learning Team and other practitioners to provide a step by step guide to basic video creation using mobile devices and online editing software, to help you create informative educational videos. Through a series of short videos this is divided into sections including Planning your video, Filming with your mobile device, Camera techniques, Editing, and Case study example. Each of these sections is then broken down into parts so that you would readily be able to find the information most relevant to your needs, or to work through parts in sequence, whichever you or a group of learners would find most useful.

So whether it’s instructional explainer videos or video log diary reflections this blog has advice, tips and guidance for anyone setting out to use their mobile device to create and share a video.

Flipped Learning

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Flipped Learning is a method of teaching that turns the traditional classroom model on its head. A Flipped classroom switches the teaching method- delivering the content of a lesson online outside of the classroom, and using the classroom time to embed the learning. Click here for an infographic on the main features of Flipped Learning.

The following video shows a Flipped Classroom in action, with pupils using a range of personal mobile devices to support and demonstrate their learning.

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For more information please visit Teaching and Learning or Learning and Teaching.