Video content creation as an enhancement to learning experiences about sustainable development in Indian elementary schools
Sreedhara Kurup, Unnikrishnan (2021)
Sreedhara Kurup, Unnikrishnan
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Digital video creation is an emerging technology that can be used in education to support, extend, measure, or change learning outcomes. Student generated videos have the potential to open a new realm in education, where children are no longer just learners but also creators of content which can also be used by others to learn. In learning, classifying the video creation phases as response, reflection and tutorial videos to a concept learned by the student helps teachers to understand the efficacy of the leaning that has take place with the student. In this paper, we review relevant literature in this area and outline results from a recently completed research study that investigated the use of student-generated digital video projects in a school in Kerala, India among Grade 7 and Grade 8 children. Findings indicate a range of learning outcomes and pedagogical approaches in use. While most of our findings support existing literature, there was less evidence of conceptual understanding of curriculum topics in our study, and a greater emphasis on audience as a key factor