Join Renaldo Lawrence for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting project goals, part of Teaching Techniques: Creating Multimedia Learning.
- When deciding on you project goals,…ask yourself the following questions.…I've included some of the questions in the exercise files…for you to use as a guide…as you're working on your own projects.…"What is it I'm trying to accomplish?"…Think about your end goal.…Are you trying to bring up the grade level?…Are you trying to prepare students for an exam?…Are you trying to help students learn a different language?…Or learn dates?…Is the content for the students or teacher's assistants?…Or parents?…Write down the top three or four things…you want to accomplish with this project.…
"What parts of the curriculum are my students…"finding more difficult to understand?"…The answer will vary depending on what you're teaching.…Identify any area that you need to address…with your students, like specific math formulas,…dates in history, software procedures,…or pronunciation of another language.…This will help you narrow down the most important…content to communicate with your students.…The more specific you can be with your answer,…
Elearning expert Renaldo Lawrence takes a typical lecture-style lesson and breaks down which parts can be transformed into a multimedia project. Renaldo then guides educators through rewriting lesson plans and goals, creating video and audio assets, publishing the project online, and incorporating the new multimedia curriculum into the classroom.
- Using multimedia to reach students and parents
- Planning your multimedia project
- Setting goals
- Recording and editing video and audio
- Staying organized
- Sharing the project with the class