Using Video in D2L Announcements

Videos posted in Announcements should communicate important course information to all students as they enter the course.

    Why Post Videos in Announcements?
  • Increase instructor presence
  • Communicate important information that students will see upon entering the course
  • Increase communication
  • Grab students attention
  • Reach out to student, especially audio/visual learners
  • Make important information stand out
    Types of Videos to Post in Announcements:
  • Course Welcome & Instructor Introduction
  • Weekly Introductions (preview of upcoming concepts, assignments)
  • Weekly wrap ups (conclusion of concepts, assignments, brief intro of upcoming concepts)
  • Course/Assignment Reminders (due dates, changes or updates to assignments, etc.)
  • Explanation/demonstration of FAQs or issues