Guidelines for a Promotional Video

This video is intended to go on a splash page for promotional purposes.

A different video with detailed topics/structure would be recorded later will go into Canvas.

Feel free to prepare a brief script. If we are recording outside, you can have the points in your tablet.

Things to include (and not restricted to)

  1. Your introductionsName,
    1. Designations,
    2. Area of specialization,
    3. your interests both academic and otherwise
    4. Why/How this course is important for students
  2. Any pre-requisites
  3. Encouraging/welcoming students to join the class
  4. Contact information

Technicalities

  1. Maximum – 1 minute
  2. Eye contact with the Camera
  3. Use of physical gestures/hand movements
  4. Enthused manner of speech
  5. Practice before the shoot!!
Summary
A great option for instructors to add video discussion topics.
Features
User FriendlyCopy/paste a link to your Grid in Canvas
Cost
Free for all educators.
Where to get help
Company's website
 
Summary
A useful tool to store and share your documents with all of your classes and colleagues. You create folders and decide how to share them.
Features
Canvas integration through embeddingEasily used across devices
Cost
Free available to all ISU faculty
Where to get help
ISU's IT
 
Summary
Allows for threaded, asynchronous communication between students and instructors. Great option for instructors who want to encourage more in depth online discussions.
Features
AL-Supported Online Discussion Platform
Cost
Purchased • Information available on Packback website
Where to get help
Company Website