Rutgers Online Learning Conference

March 12, 2018
Use of Asynchronous Video to Engage Students and Create Instructor Presence
Room 154

Participants in this interactive presentation will see examples of research-based tools and methods for successfully incorporating asynchronous video elements in fully online undergraduate and graduate courses. Participants will be encouraged to share their perspectives, tools, and tips.

The presenters will show examples of effective use of asynchronous video to engage students, build community, and create strong instructor presence. Topics addressed will include: when to use asynchronous (pre-recorded) vs. synchronous (live) video, when to use various styles of asynchronous video (on-screen instructor vs. voiced-over slides), and potential technological challenges for instructors and students.

Session participants will be encouraged to share their perspectives, tools, and tips. 

Speaker Bio(s): 

Dr. Eric Hagan has been the Director, Distance Education and Instructional Technology at DeSales University since August 2014. Before coming to DeSales, Dr. Hagan had a key role in creating and building the online learning organization at a major research university. Prior to his career in higher education, Dr. Hagan worked in the standardized testing industry and in property and casualty insurance. Dr. Hagan teaches in the areas of management, leadership, higher education, and technology-enhanced teaching/learning. Dr. Hagan earned his Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership and Management from Drexel University. He holds an MBA from Wilmington College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Delaware.

Chris Hewatt is an instructional designer for DeSales University. Chris earned his MS from Lehigh University’s Teaching, Learning, and Technology graduate program, and he has been working actively in the field for two years. His experience with Blackboard ranges from basic LMS training for faculty and staff to the design and development of fully online courses with both asynchronous and synchronous learning experiences.

Eric Hagan, Christopher Hewatt
Department Name: 
Distance Education and Instructional Technology
DeSales University

Event Date

RUOnlineCon 2018
12 March 2018
200 Atrium Drive

Somerset, NJ 08873

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