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Add Asynchronous Video to Your Online Teaching Repertoire

Posted on 2/17/2021

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After close to a year of online teaching, perhaps the hardest part of the experience has been the amount of videoconferencing (on Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Skype) that teachers and students have had to do. It's not unusual to hear about "Zoom fatigue" or "Zoom hangovers" after spending so much time in online classes. Digital divide issues such as spotty internet or many people having to share a device have added to the challenge of staying connected to the class and school.

Another alternative available to teachers is using asynchronous video to share teaching and content. Richard West and Jered Borup, two longtime online teachers, share their thoughts on The Power of Asynchronous Video in a series of short articles that cover a wide range of topics:

 
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