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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS909 BYOL: Microvideo—Making Every Second Count

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Friday, March 24


Palm 5

Microlearning videos under one minute in length require rapid storyboarding and predefined video content structures. As the length of the video decreases, so does the optimal format of the video. Leaving out too many details will have a negative effect on your learning strategy. Every second counts for your learner!

In this session, you will learn the process for creating microvideo, including video length considerations, optimal short video structures, emotional push/pull events, and instructional media strategies. Explore the steps for creating microcontent and tricks for using video analytics to select the best content for a microvideo. You will leave with specific formulas for creating short-form video-based content.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the various structures for microvideo
  • When to use microvideo for learning
  • Formulas for opening and closing a microvideo
  • About the importance of emotional pull and push techniques
  • Effective instructional microvideo techniques

Novice and intermediate designers, developers, project managers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
Video content management systems, video playback, and storyboarding tools.

Technology required:
A computer with a video editing tool loaded.

Josh Cavalier

CEO and Founder


Josh Cavalier, the CEO and founder of Lodestone, has worked in the eLearning industry for more than 23 years. Focusing on the intersection of education and technology, Josh specializes in education media production, rapid eLearning tool implementation, and microvideo creation. He has appeared in People magazine describing his method of historical digital photography, and he holds a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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