Jane Simmonds, Annette Coomer, Naomi Winfield (GOS ICH)

10 minute talk

Video podcasts (vodcasts) have been used increasingly in education over recent years. They offer students the advantages of convenience, equitable access, the ability to selfpace, and the ability to repeat content. In addition, they can be used to support other learning resources. Although the ability to self-pace is an advantage for users of vodcasts, the user may not necessarily have to actively engage with the content or practice applying the content. Evidence suggests that active learning results in improved learning outcomes. Newer software, H5P and Articulate Storyline can be used to create interactive vodcasts and have been used extensively within UCL physiotherapy short courses and postgraduate module provision to engage learners and facilitate active learning. Drawing on our experience and feedback from students, this presentation discusses the strengths, challenges and top tips for using these methods.

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