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New Boclips Content Partner: The Guardian

By Michael Macfarlan on Mar 1, 2023 10:13:55 AM

The Guardian logo.

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership between Boclips and The Guardian, two leading companies in the field of education and media.

The Guardian is the premier news organization for in-depth reporting and thought-provoking video content and documentaries, and here at Boclips we are excited to provide their fantastic video clips for use in education as a unique and powerful learning experience.

We look forward to sharing the wide range of video content from The Guardian, including news segments, documentaries and interviews across politics, international relations and the economy; and by aligning the videos to curriculum standards, make it easy for educators to find and use in the classroom and virtually.

We believe that this partnership is an exciting step forward for education, and we look forward to working with The Guardian to help educators bring current events and real-world reporting into the classroom, providing students with a deeper understanding of the world around them.

Topics: Video Content Partners News and Announcements
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5 Benefits of Using Educational Video in Your OpenStax Courses

By Michael Macfarlan on Feb 23, 2023 11:17:26 AM

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OpenStax is a widely-used resource in higher education, providing students with much-needed access to high-quality, peer-reviewed textbooks. As with any resource, there are ways to implement adjacent resources to make it even more effective for student learning. One such way is by incorporating video assets into your courses. 

Video is a powerful tool that can be used to supplement OpenStax textbook material, providing students with a more interactive and dynamic learning experience. In this article, we will explore five benefits of implementing video assets alongside your OpenStax courses. We will explain how educational video can be used to increase student engagement, improve student understanding, enhance assessments, personalize instruction, and help students understand the real-world applications of their studies.

Topics: Video and Teaching Tools Video in Digital Learning Educational Videos
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New Content Roundup: December Through January 2023

By Boclips on Feb 3, 2023 3:05:03 PM

Ah, the new year. It often brings up feelings of excitement and thoughts of hope and possibility. That’s exactly what we’re experiencing at Boclips! As we celebrate the new year, we are thrilled to announce our new partnerships with some of the most innovative and exciting video content creators out there. 

Meet Oversimplified, Dollar Design School, Vooks, Icon Math, and Amoeba Sisters, an illustrious group of educators, animators, and storytellers who are here to make learning fun and interactive. With their unique and engaging video content, you'll be able to take your students on a journey through time, space, and different subjects. You'll be able to show them the beauty of design, the power of storytelling, and the wonders of science and math.

So, as we celebrate the start of the new year, we invite you to join us in welcoming these amazing educators and creators to our family. We are confident that their video content will provide valuable resources and make learning fun and interactive.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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New Content Roundup: November 2022

By Boclips on Dec 2, 2022 2:48:27 PM

With Thanksgiving, Bonfire Night, Diwali, and the release of the John Lewis advert to mark the beginning of the holiday season, we have had a lot to celebrate in November. If you’re looking for more reasons to celebrate, we’ve also added plenty of content to CourseSpark this month. 

Here’s a sample of instructional videos added in November:

Topics: Video Content Partners
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Content Creator Spotlight: Foundry

By Boclips on Oct 28, 2022 1:10:21 PM

Cue Justin Timberlake, because Boclips is bringing our Content Creator Spotlight back. Every month, we’ll be featuring one of our 300+ educational content creators and shining a light on their educational videos. First up is Foundry, formerly IDG Communications. Foundry creates educational videos and other content about consumer tech and IT. Keep reading for a Boclips interview with Foundry and — and for two previews of Foundry videos available on CourseSpark.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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New Content Roundup: September 2022

By Boclips on Oct 7, 2022 2:37:41 PM

September has been a month of travel for Boclips, from the DIDAC 2022 conference in India to the GESS Oman Summit, and soon off to Bangkok for Asia BETT 2022. As our team has traveled round the world, connecting with education providers from all over, Boclips' Content team has been forging new partnerships themselves.

For a look at a few samples of instructional videos and content creators added to CourseSpark in September, check out the clips below.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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New Content Roundup: August 2022

By Boclips on Sep 7, 2022 7:45:00 AM

Before Labor Day weekend, Boclips’ Content team spent the last few weeks of summer rounding out CourseSpark’s newest videos. For the 2022–23 school year, course creators and instructional design teams will find new podcasts and videos on CourseSpark, ranging from ELL for K–12 students to coding for post-traditional learners.

For a look at a few samples of instructional videos added to the platform in August, check out the videos below.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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Introducing CourseSpark

By Boclips on Aug 22, 2022 11:45:00 AM

Discover beautifully curated, curriculum-aligned educational videos and podcasts from world-class content creators on coursespark.io

Topics: News and Announcements Educational Videos Education Videos
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How to Leverage Primary Sources in Instructional Design

By Rachel Peachey on Aug 12, 2022 11:44:11 AM

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Think of an important event in history that occurred during your lifetime. You probably remember watching the news on TV or seeing the newspaper headlines related to the event. These primary sources are part of our collective cultural memory. 

Primary sources can also serve as important learning materials for students. Helping learners step within inches of historical events and the news, primary sources are invaluable. Not only do primary sources bring benefits for learners, but they are also versatile. 

In this guide, learn how to pick out the best primary sources for your course needs. Then, discover activities you can leverage to get the most out of primary sources in instructional design.

Topics: Issues in Education Teaching Methodologies Tips for Using Video Video in Digital Learning Instructional Design Educational Videos
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New Content Roundup: July 2022

By Boclips on Aug 3, 2022 1:12:06 PM

July tends to be a slow time in education (summer holidays, we're looking at you). This past month, though, the team at Boclips was busy. We added several new content partners and instructional videos that courseware creators might use in the fall.

From English language learning to career training to the physics of popping a wheelie, our newly added content covers quite a lot of ground. Check out the previews of five videos below, all new to Boclips’ platform this month.

Topics: Video Content Partners
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