Interactive Video: Reviewing science, stereotypes and society

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Video viewing is typically considered a passive experience for students and an opportunity for direct instruction by teachers. Information is conveyed, and students are expected to receive this information and assimilate it into their cognitive frameworks as responsive learners. Some teachers will prepare students with an outline, a list of questions to answer, or the requirement to summarize important points in the film. Teachers may pause the film periodically to discuss what students have just seen or may give a follow-up quiz to ensure that students pay attention. Inquiry-oriented, interactive video viewing can turn an expository teaching situation into an opportunity for inquiry learning by altering the sequence of a video, encouraging written responses to a series of video clips, and initiating class discussion after each written response.

Additional Information

The Science Teacher, 61 (3), 20 - 23
Language: English
Date: 1994
Video viewing, Teaching

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