The creation of video is very important in this model of delivery, especially for building trust with students who are learning at a distance.
It is important not to underestimate the potential for making use of videos that have been created by those outside the university. Websites like YouTube, Khan Academy and Ted Talks include resources that can be used in the delivery of a module, and some of these videos are presented in a manner that can encourage student engagement.
Unfortunately not all videos are created equally, and it is important that tutors take time to ensure that any external videos they include in their modules are suitable and contain accurate information.
All efforts have been made to ensure materials created by the EDU comply with current accessibility guidelines (JISC: Support for learners with disabilities).
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