701 Creating Effective Video for Learning

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Thursday, September 30

Keeping up with the fast-pace of change in organizations can be a challenge, and keeping your employees up to speed on what they need to know to do their jobs well can be even more challenging. So how can you provide engaging learning to your employees when they need it the most? Video is a highly effective and low-cost tool that can help you to create learning on-the-fly.

In this session, we'll explore how to use video to support learners on the job. We'll look at how employees can be leveraged as co-creators of learning, and how to make the most of mobile technology, webcams, and screencasting to create engaging video snippets. We'll also discuss easy-to-use video creation and editing tools, share techniques for jazzing up your videos, and explore best practices when it comes to creating video for learning. At the end of this session, you'll walk away with concrete tools and strategies on how to use video as a quick and cost-effective approach for supporting learning.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Video design techniques for learning—from animation to screencasting
  • How to access free and/or low-cost video creation and editing tools
  • How to leverage employees as co-creators of learning
  • Video creation do's and don'ts

Tim Ng

Program Manager


Tim Ng is a pogram manager at CSH's training center, with over eight years of experience working in graphic design, photography, videography, and editing. At CSH, Tim's expertise includes graphic, UX, instructional design, and LMS administration. Tim holds a bachelor's degree in fine art photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Lisa Sepahi


Corporation of Supportive Housing

Lisa Mertes Sepahi is the director of the Training Center at the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), a national nonprofit providing professional development and consultancy services. She has over 15 years in learning design; designing learning for higher-education, enterprise, and nonprofits. She specializes in staff development, workplace learning, and multi-modal learning. Lisa holds a master's degree in instructional technology and media from Columbia University in New York City.

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