Learning with short video has been studied extensively and its benefits are supported by many research studies.
The brain can process words and pictures at the same time, which keeps the learner more engaged and allows lessons to be shorter.
Talking heads, interviews, doodle animations, narrated demos ... all are valid tools in microlearning.
Every second in a microlearning video counts. There is no rambling or off-topic sidebars.
Learners can take all the time they need to catch up on mental processing between microlearning modules.
At a little more than a minute, this microlearning video does a great job of spotlighting a strategic service.
This is one of 13 dealer help desk videos that teach retailers keywords, concepts, and product features in just two minutes.
In less than a minute, this how-to video teaches customers how to perform key tasks.
I'm a writer, educator, and media producer with 270 microlearning videos to my credit. My mission is to help people become fabulously successful at what they do.
Check out my learning blog if you're interested in my musings on education and media:
If you're looking for Rick Lamb, the horse guy, you found me! Scroll down to the Legacy Media section for more on that.
I hosted The Horse Show wih Rick Lamb on national TV and radio from 1997 to 2017. It was great fun! Here are some episodes you might enjoy.
Writing is my favorite pasttime. The Revolution in Horsemanship, (co-authored by Robert M. Miller, D.V.M.) explores the people, history, and science of natural horsemanship. Horse Smarts for the Busy Rider is a collection of 330 short educational articles. Human to Horseman is my story. Online booksellers are the best source if you're interesting in buying. There's also a lot of material here: