Video is a powerful tool in online learning if used effectively. Here Judy Brooks shares best practice in creating instructional videos that efficiently impart knowledge to students, filmed as part of REMOTE, the connected faculty summit. The virtual event showcased best practice, techniques and tools for online teaching in higher education. If you’re in a rush, browse the timeline below for the key topics covered and where in the video to find them.
01:15 Introduction to using evidence-based practices to design instructional videos
02:00 Why you want students to do more than “watch” your online instruction
03:05 Example of an instructional video and how it could be improved
06:50 How to decide when video will be a useful instructional activity for students’ learning
08:07 Key considerations when creating instructional videos
10:17 How to manage students’ cognitive load when creating videos
12:09 Best practice on creating videos that efficiently impart knowledge to students
22:03 How does instructional video connect to classroom activity?
23:33 Advice on providing closed captions for accessibility
25:11 Recommendations for reading and books about using videos in active learning
26:07 What is the ideal length of an instructional video?
28:00 How can one prompt oneself without using extraneous text on slides when teaching?
29:15 Is video still worthwhile when the production value is limited?
This video was produced by REMOTE, the connected faculty summit, hosted by Arizona State University.