7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Do you need extra effects? Happy video lecturing!

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

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This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). The eLearning modules act as the “lecture”, which learners do on their own time.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Share this on LinkedIn. Interactive.

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning


Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. Way back at the beginning, I started out as a psychology lecturer.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

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by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? A standard week’s activities may include video lectures and/or readings, interaction on discussion forums or other social media platforms, individual knowledge assessments, and group collaborative work. Not only will learning be more effective, but these groups will foster teamwork and cooperation. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

It is to be noted that majority of the learning videos seem like conventional lectures chopped into little chunks, in the way of a “tablet capture” (lecturers writing on board while speaking), and “talking head” (lecturer talking to the class) [2].

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What’s Old is New Again: Board Games & Card Games for Learning

Kapp Notes

Recently, I wrote about that surge over on LinkedIn in an article titled Board Games and Card Games: Leading the Learning Game Field in 2018. Here are three videos that provide some great insights for creating games in general and that we can use to help us design effective games.

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Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

The ‘old school’ method that the students prepare the lesson at home, followed by a lecture in the classroom and a homework assignment after the lesson. With the flipped classroom the lecture is done at home and the assignments are done in the classroom.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Many will cite the Hawthorne effect , explaining that through observation the learners will modify or improve their performance.

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What Corporate Trainers Can Learn from MOOCs (Even If You Don’t Use Them)

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This is a topic we’ve touched on several times, but it bears repeating: course content and activities are most effective when they are bite-sized. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

How to Increase Conference Attendance

Association eLearning

Subject matter experts (or SMEs as we call them) have not necessarily studied teaching techniques and more often than not default to a “stand and lecture” style. I don’t have enough time or space here to go over everything needed to create effective learning situations.

MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

But this simply isn’t true: spending an hour listening to a classroom lecture or attending a four-hour seminar with no follow-up does not translate into meaningful learning, yet this remains the dominant model in many organizations. Let’s be honest: lectures don’t work.

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New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

Is the Corporate University Dead?

Your Training Edge

Orthodox experts state that the significance of the personal and face to face interaction cannot be denied in a learning environment and to ensure an effective learning experience. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Why Fun in Learning is Important

Growth Engineering

Fun has a positive effect on motivation levels, determining what we learn and how much we retain. If the learning isn’t fun, it won’t be effective. If academic study doesn’t do it for you, how about some real-world examples of the effect of fun on human behaviour?

Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

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There is evidence that learner in the session that use simulation learned the concepts in lesser time as compared to those in traditional lecture based session. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials


If you do a quick search of the phrase "attention span" in posts on LinkedIn, for instance, you will see what I mean. Second, it's no secret in the education world that long lectures and training programs don't work effectively.

MOOCs and Brain-Based Learning: The Perfect Combination?

Your Training Edge

Over the past few years, there has also been a huge amount of new research into the brain basis of learning, which has lead to a host of new and more effective teaching strategies. We’ll also look at some ways to effectively implement brain-based learning in MOOCs.

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Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

You will also be recording video, which is more difficult (and more expensive) to reshoot when you make a mistake than it is to correct an error or verbal flub during a face-to-face lecture. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

Learners just sit in front of a computer and watch video lectures (they probably aren’t even paying attention) and take multiple choice tests. Here are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in training MOOCs.

Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Do those training courses consist of long lectures? Myriad studies have shown the advantage of hands-on training compared to lecture-based training. Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time.

eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

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Facebook 0 Twitter 1 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 4 Pinterest 0 Learning styles are individualistic in nature. This technology has made teaching more effective and learning more engaging. Every individual perceives content in a way that is easy for them.

5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

In this post, I am talking about highly important factors to make your MOOC a true success story, and that is based on engaging users in MOOC course in the most effective way. Well, this is the factor that is there both in traditional lecture-based learning system and MOOCs.

The Coming Technology Training Gap

Your Training Edge

Using the e-learning modes to be blended with traditional room based session seems an effective way to develop not just the technical skills but also to train people on soft skills like collaboration and communication required to get success in the corporate world [4].

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Training effectiveness is not being measured in a valid way (happy sheets are not a valid measurement of training effectiveness). Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article).

Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. So you don’t want to have sales people listening to a lecture-style course day-in and day-out.

Your Learning Culture is Killing Your Company

Your Training Edge

They offer training only once every year or two, usually via a series of lectures or elearning modules, and their primary means of assessment is an attendance record or a happy sheet. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools

eLearning Brothers

You may see Julie’s latest publications and contact her via LinkedIn. Are you ready to start getting maximum effects through your eLearning efforts? It’s hard to keep track of all assignment due dates, webinars, and online lectures you have to attend.

The difference between Game-based Learning and Gamification

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In addition, you will get an idea for developing an effective training strategy for each. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. The terms game based learning and gamification are often used interchangeably.

The cost of video learning vs. in-person courses

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E-learning holds the image of being more cost effective and convenient than classroom or lecture based training. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

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E-learning is attributed with being more engaging than listening to (or sleeping through) a lecture, but clicking Next-Next-Next on a PowerPoint presentation isnt exactly a cognitive challenge. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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The Power of Learning From Your Peers

CLO Magazine

The professor lectured and sometimes there was a discussion but I was learning from the professor “expert” and not the insights of others. For example, when I was at LinkedIn we set up a cohort-based virtual program called Conscious Business.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

In fact, studies suggest that learners can initially pay attention to a lecture for about 10 to 15 minutes, but then they need something else to do. And that is just at the beginning – as the lesson goes on, the amount of time people can pay attention shrinks to the point where at the end of an hour, they can effectively absorb only a few minutes of information at a time. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Two Sigma Problem

Your Training Edge

Institutions (corporate and academic) that wish to energize and amplify the learning of their staff and students should seek deliveries that weave the lectures, mastery learning concepts with the social engagement that fuels the results.