Using a Digital Camera in the Classroom
using a video camera in (or out of) the language classroom can be at least as productive for your students as playing back existing material
- Video Production in the Foreign Language Classroom
Some teachers have also begun to implement video production in the language classroom, whereby students are empowered to use video cameras in linguistic production, not merely relying on video technology for receptive purposes.
- Cameras in the Classroom
All about choosing a digital camera
- Video in the Classroom
Good tips on taking videos.
- Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Marc Prensky
From On the Horizon (MCB University Press, Vol. 9 No. 5, October 2001)
- Revisiting “A Vision of Students Today”
Blog of Dr. Michael Wesch, Anthropolgy, Kansas State University
create learning resource video clips (for use by students or the professional development of staff
prepare educational segments on safety issues (e.g. on roads, in playground, at home)
assist in a variety of ways with the learning of other languages
preparation of mini documentaries, interviews or news reports
record students role playing difficult social situations
record school performances, excursions, special events, field trips, visits by specialists, etc.
collect video of authentic workplace situations that can be analyzed in math or statistics classes
use frame by frame analysis techniques to accurately record rapid change in experiments or sport
compile still images over a long period to produce time lapse movies
use frame grabbing software to record and analyze critical events
increase student awareness of manipulative techniques used in advertising
develop greater critical literacy skills by comparing television or movie segments with own creations
view difficult, dangerous or expensive experiments or activities (recorded with specialists)
assist in the introduction of disabled students into mainstream classes
show skills that are quicker to learn by observation (e.g. sewing a French seam)
record and analyze student or teacher presentations
(Adapted from DIGITAL VIDEO IN EDUCATION)
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