For the third week class, Dr Rosseni couldn’t be with us to teach. Despite the bad news, Miss Aidah and Kak Ana took her place for the day. The smiles on their faces gave a good impression towards all of us. As the lecture content has been uploaded yet, Miss Aidah carried the class wonderfully. We can see her effort to teach us which more less seemed like ‘how-to-be-a-teacher class’. She applied two way conversations between teacher and students as well as engaging class into ‘Question and Answer’ session. In order to ensure effective learning atmosphere, a teacher should not be carried away with her teaching by disregarding the students’ understanding first. All in all, week 3 is all about ‘Research in education’
Education research is a field of inquiry aimed at advancing knowledge of education and learning processes and development of the tools and methods necessary to support this endeavor. Education researchers aim to describe, understand, and explain how learning takes place throughout the life cycle and how formal and informal processes of education affect learning, attainment, and the capacity to lead productive lives. Scholarship in this arena is undertaken at the individual, situational, institutional, and social structural levels of analysis. The unifying purpose for education research is to build cumulative and sound knowledge about human and social process of fundamental significance to individuals, to groups, and to the larger society.
Afterwards, we were shown several video clips to give us general ideas on how to make our project video. Clips such as action which involves a lot of movement into video clips that only revolves around static subject that requires a narrator. That’s what I could recall from the class.
I stumbled upon this video after doing some research on how to make video like a professional