I made an introductory video for my online course. I chose to do this because I always
Each semester I spend a lot of time explaining things via email to the students who cannot find things in the course or who do not complete the steps they have to complete so that their quiz will open. In the long run, I think the video (edited again) would be more beneficial to the students, reduce my frustration, and be well worth the extra time I would spend getting it into better shape. Also, as I was doing this, I thought that short videos throughout the course might be helpful as well. Before I actually attach a video to my course, I will need to woodshed it a bit more.