Screencasting: the safety net that encourages creativity and spontaneity

Ireland“The jury is in. I love online teaching. I love making screencasts where I can relax in the knowledge that if students haven’t followed me the first time around, they can replay my ‘lecture’ or dig a bit deeper into the notes I’ve provided in Word. I love the fact that online assessment means I can introduce them to tools like Excel Solver and WolframAlpha and not have to say, ‘obviously I can’t assess you on these techniques in the final exam’ …” (more)

[Tales from Academia, 29 October]

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