At last week’s DevLearn event in Las Vegas, we launched a new survey. We’re asking L&D professionals their opinions on Neil Fleming’s (and others’) model—that individuals fall into distinct learning styles, like Visual, Auditory, Read-Write, and Kinesthetic. (If you're reading this before October 16th, there's still time to take the survey!) The topic is thought-provoking, to say the least.Read More >>
Instructional video is not a new idea; the audiovisual movement in education started around 1925. However, modern Web technology has vastly expanded the use of video by everyone, and practically anywhere. This holds tremendous potential for organizational learning, but comes with plenty of pitfalls. Here are a few major issues:Read More >>
Using interactive video for eLearning and mLearning is an exciting, thought-provoking trend. Moving beyond our preconceived notions about video, namely that it’s too boring and/or costly, is a potential game changer. Creating, recycling, and combining smaller “chunks” of content could potentially solve some important problems for developers.Read More >>
Not everyone is a born salesman. Effective sales techniques can be taught in the classroom (real or virtual), but too often that training disappears very quickly if the material is not reinforced.Read More >>
In a recent TechCrunch article, LiveRail’s head of client services Vijay Balan posed the familiar “Flash is Dead” argument, using some unnecessarily harsh rhetoric (i.e., “the upcoming Flash-pocalypse.”) As expected, this stirred up a snarky debate between partisans of Flash and HTML5.Read More >>
Earlier this year, Viddler commissioned an intensive research survey of learning and development (L&D) professionals. Our goal was to better understand their views and priorities on the subject of interactive video in workforce development.Read More >>
OK, it’s go time. You have all the pieces (the video, the hosting, the platform), but integrating video can be as “easy” as cloning dinosaurs from fossilized DNA! As you begin to create and cultivate your video workflow, there are several moving parts that need to be taken into account.
It’s time to decide which direction your video will take:
Not all video platforms are created equal; each one brings its own unique strengths. Picking the best one for the job is no easy task.
It’s easy to say YouTube is the best simply because it’s well known and free, but the logic doesn’t factor in other characteristics, some of which can be a major disadvantages. Here’s a breakdown of the big video platforms and their benefits.Read More >>