Interactive Video Resources

Video used to be a difficult and time consuming to create, but with advances in the consumer video market, it’s now an extremely viable medium for training. Video allows you, as a trainer, to connect with an audience that you cannot see. Learners are less inclined to read long, boring, confusing documents; they would prefer to watch an interesting video where they are shown what to do. Videos provide greater engagement than text or images for the simple reason that it combines audio, video and text. It helps that learners are already watching tons of videos online and will readily accept video as a format for educational content delivery.

“In addition to enhancing learning, video can also reduce training time. It’s easier and takes less time to watch a well-made video than it does to read through pages of dense text or complicated diagrams to grasp a concept.”

– Andy Cole

Interactive Video Platform

The usage of videos in Learning & Development seems to be growing exponentially lately. Although there are video content providers besides YouTube (yes, really, there are), here are two YouTube statistics to consider: 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Almost 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every single day. During…

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Making Brain-Friendly (Instructional) Videos

Videos are all around us. On sites such as YouTube and Vimeo, and more and more on Twitter and Facebook. Whereas once a upon a time, you needed this thing called a “video/camcorder” to record video, today you can record high quality videos using your cell phone or even “recording” your mouse-clicks on your computer.…

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If you use either of the TechSmith products Camtasia or Sngait, you may want to consider using their free service to host and share your content created with these two tools. Getting your images and videos to the right people couldn’t be easier. Since all these products are created by the same company, TechSmith,…

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