Looking your best in Google Meet
In the internet era, your students will know quality video from amateur video. Furthermore, human brains can figure out when something isn't quite natural, such as when a movie scene contains uncanny CGI graphics. Even if your students cannot identify what is wrong, having poor quality audio and video will disrupt the flow of your teaching and learning.
Even worse, constant disruption to the lesson, whether in-person or online, will lead to many students becoming disinterested and distracted. During in-person classes, being presentable is only a matter of dressing appropriately. Yet being on camera requires that you use cameras, lighting, and microphones to achieve the same effect.
Some of you may already be thinking, students know that we are not professionals in videography, which is true. However, we meticulously shape our in-person classrooms to reduce distraction, promote creativity, and focus our students' attention. Doesn&apos...