Flipped learning is great, isn’t it? It is the basis of much of my face-to-face and online courses, and it provides an opportunity to get my students involved and interested in the lesson before they come to my class.
Like most faculty that uses flipped learning, I often use videos that I find online or that I make myself to prepare my students for in-class workshop. Unfortunately, because students are used to watching videos for entertainment, they lack the capacity to view video in an efferent way. More often than not, I find my students letting video lessons simply wash over them without accessing or retaining knowledge that I expect them to hold onto for my lessons. Many students lack the skills to absorb detailed information from videos without specific direction–especially in online courses.
This is where VideoNot.es comes in. It is useful open source Google Drive add-on (and Chrome extension) that provides an easy…
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