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We have started our bi-weekly tutorials aimed at improving student communication and engagement in your course. If you would like to receive instructional design assistance, send an email to fdc[at]umit.maine.edu.

Course Introduction Video

We are starting our weekly mini-tutorials designed to bolster communication and engagement with students in your online classes.

There is a measurable positive impact when starting your online courses with a brief 3-5 minute orientation video tutorial similar to this example:

1. Time to develop and post 3-5 minute tutorial: Only 30-45 minutes
2. Technical skills required: Beginner
3. Cost of screen recording software: FREE or you can purchase a full-featured program with zoom and other enhancements. QuickTime or iMovie are available on a  Mac. PC solutions include Screencast-O-Matic and CamStudio.

4. Support available: Faculty Development Center, 149 Memorial Union, 207.581.1925, fdc@umit.maine.edu
5. Inspiring and empowering your students: Priceless

Please let us know if you need any assistance with implementing video introductions into your online course!