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6 Academic Video Tips That Help You Out-recruit, Outperform and Out-retain

6 Academic Video Tips That Help You Out-recruit, Outperform and Out-retain

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When a student gets accepted to a top-10 ranked program like University of Maryland School of Dentistry, they’re entering the most challenging, rigorous educational environment they’ll ever experience.

But, due to the fact that the school is one of the earliest pioneers and most prolific users of academic video, it’s also one of the most supportive environments. Students are able to review tough lectures and demonstrations to gain a competitive advantage.

Find out how the school has turned the tables on traditional teaching and learning, and in the process cultivated more engaged, successful and higher-performing students.

Dr. James Craig, professor and educational technology consultant, has been tracking student success and study habits for nearly 10 years. Now, a million views later, he’s ready to share how they’ve leveraged video to boost their ranks, retention and student success, as well as some innovative classroom-technology practices.

Join us as Dr. Craig presents his findings and answer your questions live. You’ll learn:

  • How effective use of academic video positively impacts every stage of the student experience, from recruitment to graduation and beyond
  • How the integration of microscopic dentistry, with special cameras and Mediasite, has transformed learning by giving students a first-person point of view of complex procedures and demonstrations
  • Why the School of Dentistry’s adoption of an unstructured curriculum has helped the students master intense content
James F. Craig
Presented By:
James F. Craig

Dr. James F. Craig is a Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Policy and an educational consultant in the Office of Information Technology at the Dental School. He has been in the field of instructional technology for 43 years, 39 of which have been in dental education. He achieved his bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University and his master's and doctorate from Indiana University. His primary area of concentration was Instructional Design and Development He works to integrate technology into the curriculum through assisting faculty in the use of technology-based instruction including Blackboard, Mediasite and Questionmark.

Sean Brown
Moderated By:
Sean Brown
Sean Brown, Senior Vice President, Sonic Foundry. Sean's core focus is simplifying digital media to improve use and outcomes. Before coming to Sonic Foundry in 2002, Sean has 23 years of product management and education business development experience at IBM, Apple and Oracle. He is a past president and board member of the Hopkins Foundation for Innovation in Education. Today, Sean also hosts Sonic Foundry's popular, monthly best practices webinar series for higher education.
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