Watching or listening – which is best?
When it comes to learning in any environment, a significant amount of research has indicated that using video as a learning tool is far more effective than verbal instructions, or a large wall of text.
Technology continues to advance at an unprecedented rate, meaning video content is now more accessible than ever before. As a result, businesses across a diverse range of sectors are choosing to use video as an effective learning resource, helping them to deliver course content, health and safety videos and more, in a far more engaging way.
But why is video content more effective for learning?
The influence that video has on our everyday lives is huge and research has proven that topics that are difficult to teach are absorbed and understood far quicker using video content, compared to verbal and written content.
The human brain also responds far better to video content in terms of efficient processing and memory recall, making it a great learning tool.