Optimizing Video for Learning: A Case Study-Based Primer of Informal, Educational, Digital Video Best Practices

52 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2017 Last revised: 19 May 2017

Elizabeth Choe

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning

Date Written: May 15, 2017

Abstract

Through case studies of existing digital educational videos, this paper attempts to connect, curate, and distill best practices that have emerged from learning sciences research, educational video use, and video production. It is a review of educational, online video best practices and research as of early-2017, written especially for producers and educators who are interested in using video to communicate technical content and to facilitate learning.

Keywords: educational video, online video, informal learning, online learning, video production, science communication

JEL Classification: I21, I29

Suggested Citation

Choe, Elizabeth, Optimizing Video for Learning: A Case Study-Based Primer of Informal, Educational, Digital Video Best Practices (May 15, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2909769 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2909769

Elizabeth Choe (Contact Author)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning ( email )

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

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