Addressing User Lifestyles• Podcasts for commuting, meal prep, etc.• Reading for speed.• RSS Download v. Streaming• Video length based on expectations.
Considering Your Objectives• What is the objective or outcome? What do you want users to do?• Are you providing this format because it adds to something?• Are visuals needed?• Can interactions aid in the understanding of the content?
Planning the Content• Outlines and scripts• Storyboarding• Use Cases• Diagramming workflows• Considering permissions
Transcribing Upfront• Getting better production results.• Providing more choices: written transcript, MP3 and the video format.• Takes less time in the long run; saves money.
Benefiting from Captions• Ambient noise, lack of speakers and/or headphones• Heavy accents, muddled speakers• Cochlear implants• Learning to read/learning a language
Creating a STEM Diagram• Helps text based learners better understand a diagram.• Helps to focus the purpose of overly complex diagrams.