Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix.
Ten or fifteen years ago, video was used by most organizations for training. They would have a library of VHS tapes and a screening room where employees could watch those videos. When the shift in eLearning to the web came with its associated limitation on bandwidth utilization, the size of the videos made them impossible to be use. Several organizations even chose to convert their video eLearning to Flash based eLearning. It’s coming full circle now and videos are all set to return in a big way.
Why Video Again? Read on to find out the answer: The Return Of Video To eLearning | Upside Learning Blog.