PDT400 - Creating Educational Videos

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Subject Title
Creating Educational Videos

Subject Description
Video is an amazing teaching tool and thousands are created by educators every day.  So what are you waiting for?  Believe it or not, really effective instructional videos are easy to create.

Credit Status
Students that participate and submit a written post-module assignment will receive a SAT grade for this course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Construct a narrated video with animations using PowerPoint.
  2. Create Demonstration videos using screencasting.
  3. Film and edit live action videos using inexpensive equipment and free software.
  4. Create a professional looking video by utilizing PowerPoint, screencasts, and live action video.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Please note that this is an advanced level workshop and it is strongly suggested that you complete the existing 6 professional development and training workshops before taking this workshop.

Topic Outline

  1. Engaging PowerPoint Videos
  2. Demonstration videos with screencasts
  3. Live Action
  4. Putting it all together

Mode of Instruction
IN Class

  1. A six hour workshop
  2. Discussions, group discussions, and skills application.
  3. A written post-module assignment.

Prescribed Texts

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
The assignment is to be completed within 2 weeks following the module.  Details to be provided in class.

Approved by: Sandra Noble