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Recommendations for Uses of Video in e-Learning

I suppose you are already familiar with VuRoom, a plugin to be used with Skype. You might need it in the future, if you you pay attention to Jennifer Wrigley's recommendation for using video effectively in e-learning.

In a detailed post, the editor of The Spicy Learning Blog, writes that videos are effective if "used in the right way."

There are thousands of videos available but we need to manage time and effort to benefit not only ourselves but students. Here's, without further interruption,

10 Tips for Using Video Effectively in e-Learning.

1. Keep videos short and to the point.
2. Use videos for emphasis.
3. Make videos interactive.
4. Follow up with questions or a summary.
5. Use videos to demonstrate how to, or how not to, do something.
6. Use actors not real employees.
7. Be creative.
8. Include a transcript.
9. Be technically clever.
10. Make videos downloadable elsewhere.

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  1. Mrs. Tenkely said...

    I like the idea of making videos interactive, YouTube has made this really easy to do with links embedded right in the video.

  2. Barry Anderson said...

    Great post.
    Most people under-estimate the power of video in e-learning and in marketing too.

    I've bookmarked your blog in Delicious.

    Barry Anderson

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