Webinar Recording: How interactive video can supercharge your learning

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In December 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about interactive video. You can watch it here: Our usual experience of video is passive; we sit back, watch and wait to be entertained or educated. Interactive video learning creates an active experience – putting the learner in control and asking them to make decisions.  In … Read more

Webinar Recording: Talking heads – getting more from less

In Nov 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about Talking Heads video. You can watch it here: The talking head interview is a simple format that, from a technical point of view, is easy to master.  But working with this simple building block a surprising amount can be achieved.  Using case studies, this webinar will show you in-depth … Read more

Webinar Recording: Why drama video is the best way to challenge unconscious bias.

In July 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about drama video and unconscious bias. You can watch it here: The webinar explores: An understanding of how drama video can challenge unconscious bias An insight into the scripting and filmmaking techniques that work Case study examples of drama being used to challenge unconscious bias The … Read more

Webinar recording: Video drama in learning – what is it good for?

Drama scenarios are a relatively common feature in learning and development, but poorly executed role-plays with amateur actors has given drama in learning a bad name. When done well, drama video can be one of the most effective ways to emotionally engage learners and impact their future behaviour. On 4th June 2020 we hosted a … Read more

Safeguarding Adults MOOC – Case Study

One of the most rewarding jobs we worked on in 2019 was the development and production of video drama content for a MOOC about Safeguarding Adults for Health Education England. 

In this article I’m going to write a rather fulsome report of the process, as I hope you might be interested in how a video moves from brief, to idea, to script, through to production. 

Video + AI = Total Recall

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Total Recall is a simple formulation which challenges the usual way we think of eLearning. The video below explains how it works, and shows it in action. Total Recall combines video’s strengths in visual learning with the conceptual learning power of a unique artificial intelligence-powered system. But what does this actually mean?  In terms of … Read more

Video to Rouse the Learner

I’m often asked how to use video for learning.  Video is an expensive resource so it’s no wonder people are cautious.  It’s not uncommon to hear, “We’d love to use video in our learning, but where do we start?”  There is a way video can slot into most learning that makes sense to most people both in terms of cost and functionality.  This is what I think of as the “Battle Speech”.

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