106 YouTube-Style Mobile Learning
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Tuesday, March 27
Many organizations want to provide on-demand, just-in-time performance support that requires minimal technical skills to create. Likewise, capturing and sharing tacit knowledge is becoming a top priority. Is it possible to create this kind of solution both in a way that will engage the learner, and in a way that can be measured and evaluated? Yes—with YouTube-style videos.
In this session, you’ll learn how to create quick, effective mobile learning through YouTube-style videos. Using real examples of successful videos as discussion points, you will learn simple ways to develop tutorials using different levels of rapid-development tools. You will also explore publishing formats and the use of comments to engage the learner and capture feedback. You’ll leave with ideas to develop various types of video tutorials and make them available to learners within your organization. The steps and examples demonstrated will provide practical ideas for implementing video as part of a mobile learning strategy.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to effectively design a video for performance support
- A variety of approaches to engaging your learner with video
- Reliable and easy ways to make video accessible on mobile devices
- Tips for creating YouTube-style tutorials with rapid development tools
- Practical ways to implement video as part of a mobile learning strategy
Novice to intermediate designers and developers.
Technology discussed in this session:
Video, mobile devices, and rapid development tools.
Sarah Mercier specializes in mobile learning technology strategy, design, and development at meLearning Solutions. She also serves as director of the Informatics Academy at the Task Force for Global Health, where she leads a team to support global public health workforce development, and is involved with ATD. Sarah's work has been published in The Book of Road-Tested Activities, 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity, TD Magazine, and a variety of other training and workforce publications. She regularly speaks at conferences and business events on the practical application of learning technology.