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Learning Glass: Best Practices

Best Practices

  1. 5 minutes. One board, one topic, stop. Shorter videos are more engaging. Engagement drops sharply after 6 minutes.
     
  2. Plan your talk so that you know where you are going to be writing. If you need to erase much or add another board it's probably too long.
     
  3. If people are going to watch several videos, they don't want an introduction to each one.
     
  4. Pause before starting and look at the camera. This gives you a clean cut point to edit your walk on.
     
  5. Videos where instructors speak with high enthusiasm and energy are more engaging.
     
  6. Study your target formats (e.g. YouTube, Blackboard, Vimeo) and learn their strengths & weaknesses.
     
  7. Don't be afraid to exhibit personality. Have fun and your voice will increase immersion and effectiveness.
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