Educational videos have become an important part of higher education, providing an important content-delivery tool in many flipped, blended, and online classes. People today are utilizing educational videos as a tool for learning everything from changing a tire to learning new dance moves. Abstract topics that once seemed difficult to teach and learn are now more accessible and understandable; also the online nature of videos allows them to be shared all across the globe. Educational institutions gain great autonomy by using these videos to reach their broad audience. They can be used to keep potential, current, and former students involved and engaged throughout.
Students today instinctively expect to be visually stimulated; it encourages interaction with the content or a concept. It also creates a bigger memory imprint in a mind, making educational videos perfect for information retention.
Educational videos can be viewed by any number of students located in the remotest place, they can be stopped and replayed as many times as needed and can also be reviewed long after the initial lesson was taught. Providing ease of access.
The online course market is booming. More institutions are capitalizing on this trend by using videos available online. Not only does this prove to reach more students, it also increases the earning capacity of the institution. The use of educational videos for online courses means that institutions do not have to hire full-time staff members to teach a course.
Educational videos help to broaden your audience by reaching a greater number of people. These can be posted on your institution’s website, integrated into your learning management system, linked in an email or posted on social media.