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LOEX Conference 2015: Two Information Literacy Concepts Walk into a Bar: Active Learning

Berk's 8 Steps for Using Videos

  1. Pick
  2. Prep guidelines
  3. Introduce
  4. Play
  5. Stop / replay
  6. Reflect
  7. Active learning
  8. Discuss

From Berk, R. (2009). Multimedia teaching with video clips: TV, movies, YouTube, and mtvU in the college classroom. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 1-21. 

Pre-Clip Goals + Activities

Goals: Design activities to help students…

  • "Get the joke”
  • Spark interest in IL concepts
  • Practice IL skills

Possible Activities: 

  • Define terms
  • Investigate speakers
  • Investigate issues
  • Find related sources

Post Clip Goals + Activities

Goals: Design activities to help students…

  • to take an active role in analyzing/evaluating media 
  • understand IL concepts
  • practice IL skills

Possible Activities

  • Research alternative viewpoints
  • Fact check segments
  • Critique applications (good / bad)
  • Compare texts