Academic Video Online, or AVON, is a video subscription site that Rensselaer libraries provide for students, faculty, and staff. Educational videos, including documentaries, films, lessons, and demonstrations, cover a wide array of subject topics. Whether you're looking for videos on LGBTQ+ content, current events, interviews, biographies, music, science, lessons, or even debates, AVON has you covered!
AVON's new Video Interaction Functionality will connect library content to the classroom, and enhance student engagement for faculty, by offering meaningful ways to leverage streaming video for collaboration, reflection, and assessment.
For Faculty: This new tool promotes student engagement by allowing professors to embed assessment and pedagogical tools within videos, giving them a better understanding of student comprehension of course concepts.
New features include:
Student results can be reported in the LMS gradebook, and faculty will have access to real-time analytics.
For Libraries: This offers more opportunity for usage and ROI of streaming video through AVON.
This encourages more:
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Check out some of the interesting videos AVON has to offer here:
Business and Economics
Politics and Current Affairs