(press "CC" under the timeline for subtitles) The first episode in the series is an introduction to Online Learning and why we use it in the Nordic Armed Forces.
This piece aired on PBS NewsHour on February 23, 2012. As reported (and produced) by John Tulenko of Learning Matters, it discusses the pros and cons of going to school completely online for K-12 learners. You likely know the traditional model of schooling: a teacher, in front of a class, imparting lessons and knowledge. But what happens when you involve webcams, not seeing your students, lack of personal engagement, and more? Check out this piece for insight.
Internet safety for kids is a topic getting much attention because children are being exposed to the Internet at a younger and younger age. IUP Communications Media professor Erick Lauber and his student production team at IUPs Digital Media Institute recently produced this video on Internet safety for kids for the Indiana Area School District. It is currently used as part of the in-school training for students in kindergarten through third grade. For this video, Lauber received the Broadcast Education Associations Award of Excellence in the Educational and Instructional Video category. Find out more about IUPs Department of Communications Media: www.iup.edu Find out more about IUPs Digital Media Institute: www.iup.edu