Reduce
Cognitive
Load
Narration
/ lecture
Text/
reading
Images/
animation
Cognitive Overload
• The term cognitive load is used in cognitive
psychology to illustrate the load related to the
executi...
Support
Multimodal
Learning
Appeal to multiple
learning
preferences.
Increase learner
engagement.
Help students
understand
complex
information
Authentic
Learning
Experience
Develop
Digital
Literacies
Strengthen multiple
“Core Literacies”
written and oral communication
information literacy
creative thinking
inquiry and an...
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Why Videos in Education?

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Reasons why videos are a good idea as both a teaching strategy and an assignment idea.

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Why Videos in Education?

  1. 1. Reduce Cognitive Load
  2. 2. Narration / lecture Text/ reading Images/ animation
  3. 3. Cognitive Overload • The term cognitive load is used in cognitive psychology to illustrate the load related to the executive control of working memory (WM). Theories contend that during complex learning activities the amount of information and interactions that must be processed simultaneously can either under-load, or overload the finite amount of working memory one possesses. All elements must be processed before meaningful learning can continue.
  4. 4. Support Multimodal Learning
  5. 5. Appeal to multiple learning preferences. Increase learner engagement.
  6. 6. Help students understand complex information
  7. 7. Authentic Learning Experience
  8. 8. Develop Digital Literacies
  9. 9. Strengthen multiple “Core Literacies” written and oral communication information literacy creative thinking inquiry and analysis critical thinking and problem solving digital literacy etc.

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