Framework for Implementing Educational Concept Videos at Bangladesh Open University

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2022-09
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Akhter, Syed Humayun
Mizanoor, Rahman Md.
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Inspiring Innovations // Video has been widely used as an effective media for delivering varied educational contents through broadcast and/or web. Video-mediated learning has been expanded for its effectiveness, and no doubt, there is an evolution in the production of videos because of technological development. Now-a-day, one can make video rapidly without cost using his or her smartphone. In this way, characteristics of educational video have been changed and short duration videos are of very friendly to the mobile users, and the demand for concept video, also known as ‘explainer video’, is increasing day-by-day. In response, Bangladesh Open University (BOU) developed a framework for the effective use of educational concept videos. This paper discusses the framework for making concept video which consists of a methodology and design guidelines, and both are linked to learning objectives. Short duration concept videos prepared in the form of transformation of BOU texts using the framework was experimented in focus group discussions (FGDs) where it was compared with the long duration video lecture based on the same texts. This paper portrays the findings of FGDs. Results suggest for mainstreaming concept videos in the academic delivery at BOU. // Paper ID 3749
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concept video, open and distance education, technology
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Bangladesh
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Asia
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