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The Multimedia Classroom (Flex) is a Course

The Multimedia Classroom (Flex)

Feb 29 - Mar 1, 2020
1 credit

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Full course description

This flex course helps teachers learn to effectively use several multimedia tools, such as Adobe Spark, Flipgrid, and Canva, to enhance and transform the educational experience of their students. Course participants will gain experience using a framework to evaluate multimedia tools and decide whether or not to adopt them.

Location: Sorensen Arts & Education Complex
Address: 1721 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Room: TBD
Date: Saturday, February 29th, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Flex
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning

Flex Course
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Understand and explain the research-based principles of multimedia learning
  • Use Canva to create educational graphics and images
  • Use GoSynth and/or Anchor to create and post simple educational podcasts
  • Use Adobe Spark to create effective educational posters, graphics, narrated slideshows, and web pages
  • Use Flipgrid to create video-based assignments and discussions for their students
  • Create zooming presentations by using Prezi
  • Locate and effectively use educational video from online sources such as eMedia and YouTube
  • Use principles of media literacy to teach their students how to identify what media are more credible and what media are less credible
  • Use the SAMR model and various frameworks to evaluate multimedia resources and tools

Final Assessment
Create a teaching/learning resource by using either Canva, GoSynth, Anchor, Adobe Spark, Flipgrid, or Prezi. Depending on what you create, your submission might be in the form of a hyperlink, or it might be a file that you upload.

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