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How & why do educators use video in the classroom? by Mind Map: How & why do educators use video in the classroom?
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How & why do educators use video in the classroom?

to make learning authentic and real

bring in outside voices

hearing authentic voices (langauges)

to develop cultural awareness (e.g. South Africa)

as an engagement or motivational tool

(to settle a class)

to stimulate learning

to develop pace. rhythm, flow in a lesson

to cater for different learning styles

Illustrating content

Reinforcing & consolidating knowledge

to transmit content

As a cognitive scaffolding tool (Vygotsky)

to develop higher order thinking skills and concepts

by encouraging them to observe the video

to support independent, autonomous learning

Language Teachers:

user-generated: by enabling students to construct undersdtanding with video

dialogic purposes

with SEN children

Inappropriate usage (e.g. Renne Hobbs)

passivitity - used as a substitute for talking

over-use(does it lessen the impact or is this only if it is seen as a motivational tool alone?)

used as a filler or reward

repeats the problems of instructional TV

why do they use video

importance of pedagogical underpinning