The Power of Video in Learning

Video is an awesome learning tool. It's can be a real, authentic, engaging way of sharing knowledge and stories. Whether we provide video or not in our organisations, our people have been for decades been learning from video. Some of us will remember, back in the day, when our teachers wheeled in the an enormous TV trolley with a VHS (or Betamax if they were that way inclined) clunky video machine. 

But nowadays, things have changed and video is now much easier to create. Take You Tube, for example. There are more than 1 billions users and every day, people watch hundreds of millions of hours on You Tube. The number is reported to be up at least 50% year on year. Half of You Tube views are on mobile devices.

We have smart phones with the ability to record HD quality video wherever and whenever we like. A whole host of video platforms that allow us to host and share our videos, many of them at no cost. There are enterprise solutions that allow us to share videos in our organisations privately away from the public eye. And if we don't go to those lengths, then our own Intranets are usually capable of hosting videos if we talk to our friends in I.T.

It would be great to get a discussion going on video. How do you already use video in your organisations? Or how could you? What questions do you have on video?

Piece by piece, we can learn the skills we need to embrace video in learning. Whether you need help choosing equipment, planning, filming or editing, it's well within your reach. Just let me know what you need help with. Let's get the video conversation going. 

In the meantime, let me share with you the clip below. It's from Jon Kennard at Training Zone. It was one of his trainer's tips series that features on Learning Now TV, the free online TV channel for L&D professionals. He shares some tips on making video. 

You need to be a member of DPG Community to add comments!

Join DPG Community

Email me when people reply –

CIPD Branch Events

Did you know your local CIPD branch will put on relevant events that are free to CIPD members.

Take a look for your local branch here and what events are happening. Remember attending these events are great CPD evidence.

CIPD Branch Event Search

Members

Click here to see a full list of members including our Facilitators.

Did you know that if you go to the list of members, the Members Online button will show you who is online right now? Why not say hello?

What's Happening?

Ella Hornby and Troy Winfield are now connected
19 minutes ago
Troy Winfield replied to Hannah Peters's discussion CIPD Level 5 Diploma in HR
42 minutes ago
Ella Hornby replied to Hannah Peters's discussion CIPD Level 5 Diploma in HR
50 minutes ago
Elisabeth Galloway and ISABEL MARIA ALMAGRO GARCIA are now connected
22 hours ago
Claire Isherwood updated their profile
yesterday
Claire Isherwood and Mike Collins are now connected
yesterday
Amelia Lowry and ISABEL MARIA ALMAGRO GARCIA are now connected
yesterday
Gabriella Greetham, Molly Louise Taylor, Verity Prest and 1 more joined DPG Community
Thursday
More…