The first impressions students have about your unit site can have a lasting impact on how students engage with you and your unit. It is important to make your students feel welcome and create the feeling of a learning community. It is also now part of the minimum standards for your unit sites, and hence is a mandatory requirement at the faculty.
Adding a welcome video message in the news item area on the homepage of your CloudDeakin unit site is a quick and easy way to personalise it.
This only needs to be around 2-3 minutes long. You can include a welcome message which outlines a quick introduction of yourself, the team, the unit and provide brief information to students on how to get started whilst highlighting student expectations, assessment and unit learning outcomes.
The following video provides you with a quick introduction on how this can be done.
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