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

Retention study using video plus AI-generated retrieval practice

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The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of traditional training videos versus the effectiveness of using a video alongside with AI technology (Total Recall). The Total Recall option involved chunking the training video into easily digestible clips and punctuating those clips with AI generated retrieval questions.

Effortful learning: The learning theory behind Total Recall

Effortful learning - the theory behind Total Recall

Total Recall is the result of a collaboration between Nice Media and Wildfire. It was inspired by a mutual appreciation of the benefits of video in learning, but also a desire to supercharge those benefits with something else. That ‘something else’ is the AI tool, Wildfire, designed and developed by learning expert Professor Donald Clark. … Read more

How to use video in your eLearning

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Wondering how best to use video and audio in your e-learning?

We recently collaborated with Elucidat, whose authoring platform is used by many organisations to empower people-centred elearning.

We created a five-minute interactive piece to showcase Elucidat’s video and audio capabilities and help you decide which multimedia approach is right for your learning goals and budget.

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What’s the best way to use video on a website?

The other day a very clever man who founded and runs an authoring tool company showed me around his most excellent product. Chatting afterward he remarked that while he was aware it’s accepted wisdom that having a video on your website is a “good thing” he’d never understood how it could work for him.  After all, his product does pretty much the same thing as all his competitors’ products, so is there really much benefit to running through the features with voice-over, screen grabs and the like? 

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Nice Media launches exclusive video toolkit

Brighton-based video agency Nice Media launches their exclusive Video Toolkit ahead of Learning Technologies 2018.

Over the last year, the agency has seen a rise in clients asking for internal workshops that offer solutions to their L&D challenges; solutions using video. The internal workshops are proving very successful for clients owing to Nice Media’s collaborative and consultative approach in hosting the sessions.

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The history of video: First things first

Everyone loves a pub quiz, right? Every flavour of crisps in the middle of the table, multiple pencils and a quirky team name. If there was a round on video we would ace it; we’d play our Joker card. If there was a round on video for learning, well, everyone else might as well go home.

How much do you know about video? Try your hand at these and score ten points for each correct answer…

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Will You Fit Into Deloitte – A Celebration

Three years after it was made the interactive video Will You Fit Into Deloitte is still regularly cited as an exemplar for corporate video makers.  In this article, I will discuss the mechanisms this excellent video uses and explain how they work with reference to the common functions and devices of recruitment videos. If you’ve … Read more