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New Faculty Seminar: Using Online Video for Clinical Training

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July 8, 2008. On July 22, CCNMTL will host a new faculty seminar that focuses on CCNMTL's web-based video analysis system, VITAL (Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning). VITAL helps students develop the skills of observation, interpretation, and critical thinking through the use of online video clips and accompanying analysis tools. The system has been adopted widely at Columbia University, typically in pre-professional contexts such as clinical counseling, cultural competency training, and teacher development.

During this one-hour seminar, faculty will learn about tools that enable students to edit and annotate video clips and write "multimedia essays" with text and video. The seminar will also highlight the benefits and applications of the VITAL environment, exploring how students can share their work in VITAL with instructors and peers, build personal repositories of video and written content, and participate in analytic exercises to build critical thinking skills pertinent to their fields of study.

Learn more about VITAL by attending this seminar:

Using Online Video for Clinical Training
Tuesday, July 22
12:00pm - 1:00pm
2nd floor of the Armory on Columbia University's Medical Campus
Read the seminar description and register

Related links:
pdf link Read more about VITAL
web link Watch a brief video demonstration of VITAL