When I was a student, ‘using video in education’ mostly meant showing a movie in class. Which to me, as a student, was clearly much better than the alternative of a lecture. With so much interactive multimedia technology available to today’s students, ‘video in education’ means way more than it used to. The handy infographic below shows how to strategically adopt video technologies into your classroom to enhance both teaching and learning, and how to guide students in the development of their 21st century skills to prepare them for their role as global citizens. Keep reading to learn more.

The Impact of Video In Education

  • Video is becoming a preferred channel of communication
  • Internet video accounts for 40% of all internet traffic in 2012
  • By 2016, it is expected that number will jump to 62%
  • Video helps students become actively engaged in their learning
  • Video helps maximize school resources
  • It increases engagement and excitement among students
  • Video can help facilitate collaboration
  • Video is appropriate for various learning styles
  • It helps improve learning outcomes
  • 68% of teachers believe that video content helps stimulate discussions
  • 66% believe it helps increase student motivation
  • 55% believe that it helps teachers be more creative
  • 62% believe that it helps teachers be more effective
  • 91% of UMASS students felt that using lecture capture helped them learn course material
  • 44% of high school students in a study scored higher on their exams when material was presented in video format

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The article was originally published on the Edudemic website