Video Leadership for Educators, White, Spring 2020

Course Number: EDU 5515 C13
Instructors: Benjamin White
Location: This course will be held in an online environment using Canvas and will also include two meetings using Zoom videoconferencing.
Dates and Times: January 12 - March 1, 2020
Credits: 3 graduate
Tuition: $1,400 with technology, $975 without. Note: $1,400 tuition includes the following digital camera: Panasonic DC-ZS70K Lumix 20.3MP, 4K Touch Enabled 3" LCD, 180 Degree Flip-Front Display, 30x Lens 64GB.

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Course Description

In an age where perception is reality, educators need to begin getting ahead of forming their own image and influencing the perception of their stakeholders. In this course, participants from K-12 both educators and school leaders will learn about the power of video as a communication tool with the school communities. This course will breakdown the essence of why use video, how to use video and provide you with a toolset to leaving this course being able to begin using video to enhance your practice as educators. You will look into the basics of video blogging and how you can begin to create an environment of innovation with your students. This is an excitingly engaging course that will revolutionize how you view school/classroom communication and ultimately lead you to becoming not only a better educator but an innovative communicator.

Audience: All educators prek-12.

Course Goals

Participants will learn how to put into practice video vlogging, video communication and a toolbox of innovative video-driven strategies to include into their daily practice as educators. This course will involve heavily the use of recording and editing video while teaching educators how to effectively use video to spark not only innovation in themselves and their students but communicate a perception of innovation to the community. 

  • Understand the importance of why we should be using video as educators.
  • Practice video creation skills and editing videos for the use of educational purposes.
  • Develop a professional plan for implementing innovative video leadership as an educator or school leader.
  • Learn how to track and monitor the impact and measure of success through video.
  • Learn how to Vlog for education

Required Readings:

Required readings are not included in the course tuition.

Sinanis, T., & Sanfelippo, J. (n.d.). The Power of Branding: Telling Your School′s Story (1st ed., Vol. 1). Corwin.

For additional course information

Benjamin White
(802) 578-0529 

For additional registration information

Bethany Sprague
(802) 468-1325

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