Ennuonline twitter tips. In this blogpost I’ll try to wrap up this theme. Gemma Critchley discussed the need for involving our feelings while learning: “people will forget what you said however they won’t forget how you made them feel”. Another nice quotation on the training en Technologies conference in london was: “online learning at times seems emotionless and video is covering that niche”. That partially clarifies the recent attention for video as a medium for learning. Video is an interesting medium and very popular thus. With smartphones Furthermore, filming something and uploading film is at everyone’s reach.
First, a mindmap of the primary components of importance in ‘video for learning’. On the one hand video for learning is a theme with lots of useful questions that offer with searching, editing and creating videos for learning situations. Does video change just how we learn and help learning? You can learn a lot today itself by following instruction videos or a MOOC. That is responded on Youtube simply. But besides do-it-yourself learning video is also a way which now gives everybody the power to produce a video with your phone and wear it Youtube.
Seth Godin formulates it very neatly ‘video is generating culture’ and ‘this culture-driving ability now belongs to everybody who are able to make a video that the right people choose to watch’. A good example: Jasmin Patheja, is the initiator of the Blank Noise project (in India), fighting eve-teasing by putting videos of eve-teasing online. In this particular real way they created a complete motion, see the blog.
Within education and training a lot more is performed with video. The lowest use of video by teachers is probably motivating the class with choosing a good track on Youtube when they finish their duties. The didactic strategy is a challenge, an example of didactic approach is the well-known “Flip the classroom”.
View Salman Kahn’s TED chat Let’s use video to reinvent education below. He has an obvious vision noticed in the Khan Academy. Video changes the role of the teacher or trainer/facilitator. Of explaining theory Instead, you can refer to videos and you therefore focus a lot more on the practicing or individual support. It’s an art in itself to get the right videos for your learning purpose.
One idea is if you watch television and connect it for some of your topics you may bookmark them after looking them online. Some fragments you can find them immediately on Youtube. See my example of the burger eating Remi at Expedition Robinson. There’s also many cool tools that will allow you to add content to existing videos, eg. Questions. Zaption is undoubtedly a tool that lets you ask a question at one time that viewers must answer before they can continue with the video.
Educanon allows you to include information exactly like Thinglink gives you to add links. The benefit of the amateur films is that they are spontaneous, inexpensive and accessible. There is certainly of course too much to say about producing videos. A tool for screencasting is screencast-o-matic. Make animation videos with Powtoon or videoscribe. A good idea is a stopmotion movie.