Study: How video affects online student engagement

From a recent MIT study on edX video… Research Question:  How does video production affect student engagement in MOOCs? Primary Findings: 1. Shorter videos are much more engaging. Engagement drops sharply after 6 minutes. Recommendation: Invest heavily in pre-production lesson planning to segment videos into chunks shorter than 6 minutes. This is the most significant […]

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TechBits 06.27.14

  Video.Engagement:  Edthena, Vialogues, VideoNot.es, and now Comment Bubble.   There is no shortage of options for building online student engagement with video – including co-viewing and co-commenting on online videos with your students.  Check out the sample Comment Bubble below! Just.Announced:   Google Drive for Work offers unlimited cloud storage with data encryption, and improved Office […]

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