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Using Video Lectures to Teach a Graduate Career Development Course
Debra S. Osborn
Technology and career development should go hand in hand. People are using the Internet for all aspects of career development, from taking inventories to job searching. The instructor of a graduate career development course can expose students to a variety of technological resources by infusing them into course delivery and activities. One way to help students feel more connected to an instructor is through the use of a video lecture. A video lecture can be as simple as uploading a video recording of an instructor discussing a topic, or it can be much more complex, being paired with a PowerPoint presentation, having interactive quizzes and demonstrations. This article will review the “how to’s” of creating a video lecture, including considerations and suggestions.