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How to Use Video in Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Design

By Boclips on Apr 7, 2021 7:31:00 AM

While the efficacy of video for delivering content to students, increasing engagement, and providing variety to courseware is well established, the real beauty of video as a learning and teaching tool lies in its ultimate flexibility.

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Hybrid Learning is Here to Stay: How Video Can Support Students Anywhere

By Boclips on Mar 24, 2021 8:28:00 AM

There is no doubt that the past year or so has been tough all around. For a vast number of us, our lives have been turned upside down. Schools and universities have closed their gates and, for many, the workplace has shifted from offices to spare bedrooms.

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What's the Optimum Length for an Instructional Video? And Why is it Important?

By Boclips on Feb 23, 2021 8:24:16 AM

When choosing a video to include in your course, there are several factors you’ll want to take into consideration.

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International Day of Education 2021

By Suzanna Taylor on Jan 22, 2021 7:38:56 AM

For many students, teachers, and educational professionals around the world, learning looks very different to how it did 12 months ago. That’s why the focus of this year’s International Day of Education is recovering and revitalizing education for the COVID-19 generation. 

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What to Look for in Educational Videos for Your Courseware

By Boclips on Jan 14, 2021 11:24:15 AM

With the global e-Learning market expected to grow to $275 billion by 2022, according to a report by Orbis Research, and over 5 billion videos watched on YouTube daily, the appetite for both online learning and video is huge. No surprise, then, that video is an essential element of any compelling courseware. 

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The Benefits of Video for Students with Dyslexia

By Kim Ramsey on Oct 28, 2020 7:33:02 AM

Video can be a powerful and engaging teaching tool. But did you know that it can also be used to help students who have dyslexia? According to researchers, people with dyslexia are often very motivated to learn and many have strong academic skills in areas other than reading (source). Dyslexia affects the way that learners process information, so they may have difficulty understanding and remembering things that they see and hear (source), which can impact attainment and wellbeing in the classroom. 

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Using Video to Create Courseware that Supports Flipped Learning

By Boclips on Sep 28, 2020 7:39:49 AM

Have you ever heard of flipped or inverted classrooms? This concept has been gaining popularity amongst teachers and students over the last few years. Now, as more learning goes online, schools are looking for courseware to support flipped learning models.

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Bringing Extra and Co-curricular Subjects to the Virtual Classroom

By Bree Fabig on Aug 7, 2020 9:40:03 AM

Educators learned something during spring’s sudden transition to remote learning: we simply can’t cover the same amount of material as we do in the classroom. Some teachers are expecting to progress through as little as a fifth of the material they would plan to otherwise cover this school year, leaving little room for extra and co-curricular subjects.

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Top Ways Videos Can Be Used in Higher Education

By Suzanna Taylor on Jun 23, 2020 5:52:47 AM

In the not-so-distant past, higher education lectures were almost entirely instructor-led with a heavy focus on written learning materials. Students would spend hours of their week trying to absorb long and complex texts, regardless of their preferred learning style. Then, they would sit in a lecture hall and listen to a professor talk while they listened, often with little audience interaction. For some, this was an effective and enjoyable way to learn but, for many others, it wasn’t quite so engaging.

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Why Boclips Has Been Essential in our Pivot to Online Learning

By Sarah Brennan on Jun 2, 2020 4:54:06 AM

COVID-19 changed education in an instant. ProQuest customers were drastically affected by global shutdowns and had to completely pivot their research, teaching, and learning models in a matter of days.

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