Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) + Added Resources for Digital Video Assignments

Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) Dumova (2008) situates digital video and active learning within a Vygotskian construct of learning to indicate that digital video, when paired with other traditional teaching methods, can help students, particularly in higher education, to better understand the material and make connections betweenContinue reading “Annotation of “Using Digital Video Assignments as a Tool for Active Learning” (2008) + Added Resources for Digital Video Assignments”

Annotation of “The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning” (Gee 2008)

Gee, J. Learning and Games. The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning. Edited by Katie Salen. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008. 21–40. In his work, Gee (2008) discusses the relationship between good game design and good learning. He begins byContinue reading “Annotation of “The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning” (Gee 2008)”

Annotation of “Understanding the effects of a teacher video on learning from a multimedia document: an eye-tracking study” (2018)

Annotation of “Understanding the effects of a teacher video on learning from a multimedia document: an eye-tracking study” (2018) Colliot begins by suggesting that even though students seem to enjoy video-based content, findings are mixed with regard to how these videos impact student learning. Colliot uses Berner and Adams (2004) to demonstrate how student reactionContinue reading “Annotation of “Understanding the effects of a teacher video on learning from a multimedia document: an eye-tracking study” (2018)”

Annotation of “Hypertext or Textbook: Effects on Motivation and Gain in Knowledge” Conradty and Bogner (2016)

The authors begin by overviewing the student perception of learning media in the classroom. An important assertion upon which this study is later based is that the responsibility for learning has shifted from the teacher to the student. With computers as the primary tool for learning, students are now required to take on more responsibilityContinue reading “Annotation of “Hypertext or Textbook: Effects on Motivation and Gain in Knowledge” Conradty and Bogner (2016)”

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