The Player's The Thing: What is Interactive Learning?

Published by   John Parsons on Apr 15, 2015 8:00:00 AM

This blog post was originally published on elearningindustry.com. eLearning Industry is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry, serving 45,000 + email subscribers.

Online video means different things to different people. Further, when it comes to interactive video learning, there is no clear public trend -- at least for now. For positive learning outcomes, however, it’s the quality and features of the video player that will make the difference.

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Categories: Blog, Video Player, Interactive Learning

Surprise! Mobile is a Moving Target

Published by   John Parsons on Mar 24, 2015 9:57:18 AM

On March 25, Viddler will release the latest version of its HTML5 interactive video player. A brief video of the player improvements is available here.

During the course of developing and testing the new player, two things became clearer:

  1. Responsive design means a lot more than elements resizing and moving on different size screens
  2. Tools like buttons and overlays have to accommodate not only the user’s habits (and their finger sizes!) but also their behavior while using a particular device
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Categories: Product Updates

Training and Responsive Design (Your Phone is Not a TV!)

Published by   Payton Sherry on Mar 12, 2015 1:53:25 PM

This blog post was originally published on elearningindustry.com. eLearning Industry is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry, serving 45,000 + email subscribers. 

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Categories: Blog

Arpeggio New Design Webinar

Published by   Payton Sherry on Mar 5, 2015 11:10:00 AM

Arpeggio's new intuitive design is coming soon.

In an effort to continue our focus on training and elearning solutions across multiple platforms, we will soon release Viddler's Arpeggio HTML5 Player with a new design.

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Categories: Announcements

BYOD: What Training Professionals Need to Know

Published by   Payton Sherry on Feb 26, 2015 2:06:00 PM

This blog post was originally published on elearningindustry.comeLearning Industry is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry, serving 45,000 + email subscribers. 

What Training Professionals Need to Know About BYOD

The Bring Your Own Device trend (and IT headache) is disrupting business communications and training operations worldwide.

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Categories: Blog

4 ways interactive video makes learning easier for busy employees

Published by   Payton Sherry on Feb 5, 2015 2:06:00 PM

It doesn’t take long for a busy person’s schedule to fill up. Responsibilities at home and work deter employees from completing additional training outside of their normal duties. Lack of time makes implementing new products or processes impossible. At least this used to be the case before e-learning and online video.

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Categories: Learning

3 ways to make e-learning videos more engaging

Published by   Payton Sherry on Dec 30, 2014 2:50:00 PM

Participation makes a difference

There’s a reason we use video within our e-learning programs: it’s more engaging. However, while watching video is more powerful than text, it isn’t enough. 

It takes many types of learning techniques to increase retained information and engagement. People need verbal, visual, and action learning techniques combined in order really learn. Interactive video offers a solution by including all elements of learning. Viewers are fully engaged when they can hear what they need to learn, they can see it, and they can then act upon or do something with it.

 

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Google Keeps Changing the Rules: This Time the Target is Video

Published by   Eric McClatchy on Sep 3, 2014 8:24:00 AM

Guest post contributed by Lucy Wadsworth at Skeleton Productions.

Over the past month, you may have noticed that Google search results include significantly fewer video snippets. This is not just the case for video but all forms of rich snippet material; nothing visual is getting the exposure it used to. Due to their visual nature, rich snippets have been shown to substantially increase the click through rate to sites, therefore their reduction can potentially result in a considerable drop of site-traffic.

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Categories: Guest Posts

How to deliver your video

Published by   Eric McClatchy on Aug 11, 2014 8:57:00 AM

Revolutionize Business with Video, Part 5

You’ve made your video, and it looks great! The next step is to determine how you want to deliver it. It is important to know whether your video should be public or confidential. Your original video goals and strategies will dictate the best video platform to use.

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Categories: Announcements

Filming your Video: DIY vs. Professional

Published by   Payton Sherry on Jul 29, 2014 8:50:00 AM

Revolutionize Business with Video, Part 4

You've got your goals, your measurement, and your type of video figured out. Your next task is determining whether you should create the video or if it may be better to hire someone else. It is important to remember your audience when identifying how the video should be created.

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Categories: Announcements

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