GVSU Ranked 6th in the Nation for PBS LearningMedia Use

kenwardk_150tLooking for a way to create some interest and engagement in your course? Digital resources through PBS LearningMedia provides “Infinite Inspiration for your Classroom”… In this post, Kim Kenward, Instructional Designer in IDeL, highlights GVSU’s work with WGVU and PBS LearningMedia.


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Did you know that GVSU is currently ranked sixth in the entire nation for most usage and “hits” on PBS Learning Media?  Based on usage by faculty and students, our use of the video resources has been recognized by PBS!

If you haven’t explored this amazing online resource, this innovative tool provides an amazing wealth of “free” media resources, thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources, and professional development opportunities.  

You can search for resources and embed them easily in your Blackboard coursesite! Each resource has a recommended grade level and includes educational standards information. Here is an example:

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Interested in searching for course videos or digital resources?  You can get started today by registering and creating your account at: http://wgvu.pbslearningmedia.org

In addition, if you would like more information, you contact Mike Fillman (fillmanm@gvsu.edu), WGVU Education Coordinator, with any questions, trainings or assistance you may need with using PBS LearningMedia.  

Look for Mike Fillman at our 15th Annual Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium that will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 in the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons.

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