Video is the wave of the future for education. It combines the sense of sight and sound and immerses us in the scene. Rather than simply reading notes or listening to a lecture, students are transported into the scene as if it was part of their lives. With many channels of information, videos can teach more efficiently than textbooks or other traditional materials. Objects can be displayed, discussed and dissected simultaneously with clever camera work. For universities, high schools and other educators film is showing promise.
The improvements in internet speed and hosting services like YouTube have inspired a proliferation of video on the web. Many colleges now post recorded lectures for their students, and some even open this service up to the public. Broadcast corporations, museums, nonprofits and individuals are also getting involved, offering up clips and previews to assist learning. Everything from how to videos to debates on the meaning of life are discussed in these presentations. Get to know the best places for educational videos with these resources.