Introduction to Audio & Video Tools

Track : Online Tools
Delivery Mode : Asynchronous Workshop
Levels : Beginner
Eligible for Online Teaching Certificate elective : Yes

Audio and video provide faculty and students with unique opportunities to present information, communicate, and provide content and logistics support in online and blended classes. Additionally, according to research, the use of audio and video can foster a sense of presence, increase engagement, and improve learning outcomes. In this workshop, you will learn how to effectively create and use audio and video for your courses using various free tools.


Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate various web-based audio and video tools.

  • Create audio or video content for your online course applying educationally effective strategies


Prerequisite: None



This is an asynchronous, week-long workshop which will begin on a Monday and end on the following Sunday. The workshop will require approximately 6-8 hours of work, including reading research-based articles, viewing presentations, engaging in online discussion forums, and submitting assignments. Total length of time to completion: 7 days.

What are the key takeaways from this workshop?

  • Examples of audio and video tools for eLearning
  • An evaluation checklist for audio and video tools
  • A resource site with strategies and considerations for effective creation and use of audio and video content
  • Creation of an original audio or video content piece for your course

Who should attend?

  • New online faculty

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If you register and pay for a OLC workshop and are unable to enroll (due to personal schedule conflicts, illness, etc), we will be happy to apply your payment to another OLC workshop in the same calendar year upon your written request to No refunds will be given.