Can Instructional Videos Make You Smarter?

Can Instructional Videos Make You Smarter?

Can Instructional Videos Make you Smarter? is the title of episode 1 of my new podcast. It’s a series that makes educational research practical and accessible. Video is such a powerful learning tool. It has the power to motivate, engage and aid learning and retention. But most educators don’t use it to its full potential. I want to help them do so.

Each month, I’ll choose a paper, synthesize it and provide practical ways to apply the findings. There will also be additional resources for those who want to learn more. In the first episode, I delve into a 2019 paper, 25 Principles for Effective Instructional Video Design by Fyfield, Henderson, and Phillips. I’ve chosen this article because it’s user-friendly and provides some really useful takeaways. I also learned something when I read it and am excited to share what I’ve learned with you.

You can listen to the first episode podcast below “Can Instructional Videos Make You Smarter”

Access the resources here. Always keen for feedback, so don’t be shy. I can be contacted via the Video Supercharged Community here.


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