Student Assignment Videos

If you have ever taught online, you'll know how difficult student engagement can be. It's not enough to simply add slides and lecture, as you might do in a classroom setting.  There are many strategies to enhance the online learning experience for your students.  One is to incorporate principles of Universal Design for Learning  An aspect of this is to allow students to express what they know in different ways.  My approach to this was to allow students in a course to choose between writing a paper or creating a video for an assignment.  Several students chose the video option and they are amazing!  

Click the link below to watch a 5 min video submitted by Corey Doughty NP.  It is his response to the assignment where students chose an article from prior to 1940 in the Canadian Nurse Journal and compared the philosophy of nursing presented in the article to their own.