Faculty often approach me, with a technology already in hand, requesting technical assistance in producing a recorded lecture for online distribution. Before diving into the technology how-to’s, most of our time together is spent planning the project, identifying a clear and measurable objective, developing a script/outline, deciding how to engage students, and developing an appropriate assessment piece. More often than not, the technology the faculty came into the meeting with is replaced by something completely different based on identified needs.
Before you select a technology or meet with an instructional technologist, spend a few moments taking the following into consideration for a smooth, successful project. Continue reading Developing Online Lectures as a Supplement to Classroom Instruction