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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Sample Quick Time Player web camera recordings that I have made that can be used for Judaic instruction or for the mentoring/training of pre-service and in-service Judaic educators

When mentoring our pre-service and in-service teachers we need to describe and model both research-based and clinically tested best practices, and demonstrate how these best practices can be applied in the real (i.e. physical) and virtual (i.e. online) classroom for both teaching and teacher training. The combination of face to face instruction in a physical setting and online learning is called blended learning. In this section of the blog we will describe how the internet can serve as a supplemental resource for instruction and the mentoring of pre-service and in-service Jewish educators. In this post we will continue our discussion on how  students in a Judaic Studies blended learning classroom can use Quick Time Player to enhance learning.

Assumption: The teacher or mentor teacher has a interactive white board (i.e. SMART Board, Promethean, etc.), a Tablet PC (also called a Slate or Blade), a computer presenter or computer with internet access attached to an LCD projector in the classroom. It would be ideal if students or mentees had access to their own laptop computers or Ipads as well.

Note: Although Quick Time Player can be applied in the Judaic Studies blended learning classroom, it can be also be used for training pre-service and in-service Jewish educators for professional or staff development. It is our hope that Jewish educators around the globe will form an online community of practice, a CoP, a group of people who share an interest, a craft, and/or a profession, to enhance the delivery of instruction and training of Jewish educators. For example, here is a CoP you might want to join. 

Note: Quick Time Player can also be used in a face to face classroom.

Click on the links below and find sample Quick Time Player (QTP) web camera recordings that I have made. These sample QTP web recordings can be used for Judaic instruction or the mentoring/training or pre-service and in-service Judaic  educators:

Note: The following videos uploaded onto Vimeo, a video hosting website, were created by using the Quick Time Player  web camera recording tool.

On the next post we will share how Mailvu can be used as a web camera recording tool.

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