What Research Has To Say About Educational Video

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That video, video streaming, and VOD are playing a very important part in the development of modern-day dissemination of education is an established matter by now. That video, video streaming, and VOD are proving to be very lucrative business prospects is also verified by now. How YOU can utilize this information to progress further is what we are out to process here.

Whether you are / are planning to be an entrepreneur, teacher, learner, content creator, or just an informed individual with all such options open, having some core ideas regarding educational video clear and strong can always benefit you.

Let us, therefore, see what research-reports have to say about how time-tested and effective educational video actually is, to enjoy its current position in the world of pedagogy.

The power of an audio-visual material when it comes to

  • Capturing audience attention
  • Enhancing motivation
  • Augmenting learning experience

has been noted and utilized way back since the times of the World War II, when soldiers were given filmstrips – as a training tool – to study.

Of course, technology, material, and content have undergone some significant development since the days of the World War II, resulting in the increasing availability, and utility of video for the purpose of instruction / education.

Let us take a look at how content related to video used for education has metamorphosed:

  • The 1950s and 1960s had ITV or Instructional Television that enabled taped lectures to get replayed
  • Then came ETV or Educational Television which was intended to complement lessons given in classrooms
  • Next, standards-based, Educational Videos were designed to act as supplemental tools to aid classroom instruction

Similarly, the technology that is employed to deliver content has also undergone change. Let us take a look from the past to present times:

  • Filmstrips
  • Cable TV
  • VCR
  • DVD
  • Laserdiscs

And now are the times of Digital Technology. Newer heights of adaptability in the delivery of video content are expected to be reached.

The last three decades have witnessed a steady rise in the use of educational video streaming and TV in the classroom. Recent study says that educational video is widely and frequently used in classrooms as it is a well-valued means of teaching more creatively, and more effectively.

Of such teachers who use video / TV for more than two hours on a weekly basis

  • Two-thirds have opined that students can learn more and better when the medium of video is employed
  • About half of the total number of such teachers has said that the vocabulary of students has augmented and improved as a result of using video for teaching
  • Close to 70% of such teachers has said that learning with the aid of videos can motivate students significantly.

Here is more research-report on educational video for you.

Using video streaming / video for education --

  • Enhances the effectiveness of the teacher
  • Augments the enthusiasm and motivation in students for learning
  • Helps students comprehend and discuss lessons more
  • Assists the development of a common base of information and knowledge in students
  • Caters to the various learning styles of different learners
  • Bolsters what students learn from lectures, reading material, etc.

Video promotes learning. You have just witnessed how, through and with the ages, till date.

No matter how you choose to be associated with educational video, you can always benefit better from it. A sound knowledge of video and video streaming can help you with this.

We would be happy to share with you our knowledge and experience related to video streaming and everything related to it, should you get in touch with us at Ascentspark Software for a consultation – free of charge, of course. We can provide a fully customized end-to-end solution for your video streaming, distribution, delivery and monetization.

Posted in Android, Articles, iOS, Mobile App Development, PHP, Programming, Web Development on Nov 15, 2019.

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