Video can benefit learning1, but on its own as a pedagogical tool is a passive experience. It is possible to reap greater benefit by adding interactive elements within a video to increase learner engagement and promote active learning.
Some of these strategies2 include:
- Adding supplemental information (text or links) to extend and/or focus student learning.
- Using questions to check for understanding and/or as a summative assessment.
- Creating a discussion activity within the video timeline