FS13 - Tips and Tricks to Create Standout Microlearning Videos

Oct 29, 2020
Virtual Pass , Video & Media

We all know that video is one of the core ways the modern learner prefers to digest content. And the market has responded accordingly. With so many different softwares, programs, and styles that can be used to quickly and efficiently create microlearning video, how do you choose which is the right one for your program, timeframe, or budget?

This interactive session performs an in-depth analysis of five common types of microlearning video:

  1. Animated (using software such as Vyond)
  2. Whiteboard animation
  3. Compiled video or screen capture (using software such as Camtasia)
  4. PowerPoint
  5. Traditional video

This analysis includes a breakdown of the approximate costs associated with purchasing any needed equipment or software, discussing the learning curve associated in learning each method, exploring the potential budget or timeline involved in creating video using the selected medium, and sharing some scenarios where one type of video might work better (or worse) than other options. We'll also discuss some tricks we've learned in each platform to make your videos truly stand out.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the various types of videos that can be used to create quick, effective, and engaging microlearning
  • How to properly budget your team's time and resources for each type of video based on the selected medium
  • Which equipment or software is needed to produce your video
  • When one style or type of video may be more effective and efficient at communicating your learning objective


Designers, developers, managers

Technology discussed:

Vyond, Adobe Premiere Pro, PowerPoint, Camtasia, various microphones and audio recorders, various cameras for shooting video

LaTarshia Wooten, Digital Marketing and Learning Specialist - GAAP Dynamics
Julia Shawver, Digital Marketing and Learning Specialist - GAAP Dynamics