If They Can, I Can! Enhancing Learning through (Peer) Modeling in Instructional Video

ID: 41600 Type: Brief Paper: Other
  1. Luc De Grez, Elke Van Steendam, and Mariet Raedts, KU Leuven, Belgium

Thursday, June 26 4:20-4:40 PM Location: B1096 View on map

Presider: Godwin Okeke, University of North Texas Denton, United States

Abstract: The internet is teeming with educational videos. Video in all its formats is increasingly being used in educational contexts. These videos are very frequently well-designed and attractive to look at but are not always based on state-of-the-art findings on how learners memorize. In addition, instructional videos do not always take motivational aspects into account. In this paper we present both a theoretical framework for instructional video design and a practical illustration of the theoretical principles on motivation and cognition in two instructional videos. The instructional videos presented deal with two different educational contexts: the first set of videos deal with presentation skills for Business students. The second video is an illustration of how writing a research synthesis can be made more motivating and effective for language undergraduates

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