How to Create Video for Online Courses

Photograph of woman wearing a headscarf and glasses, standing in front of a camera

These videos from Educational Design and Engagement at the University of Edinburgh form part of a free short online course running on FutureLearn: How to Create Video for Online Courses. 

Increasingly, as education pivots online, educators are looking to filmmaking as a way of creating new and exciting content. This course provides you with opportunities to complete practical activities on storyboarding and scriptwriting, understanding licences and sourcing assets, how to set up and use available technology such as mobile phones for filming, and how to use free editing software.

The course offers you valuable insights into creating media that can improve student engagement and learning outcomes. Simple techniques for producing audio and video that can help educators level the relationship with their students, engage more openly, and ensure that learners get the most out of the educational experience being presented.

You can watch and download these videos from Media Hopper Create: How to Create Video for Online Courses.

Educational Design and Engagement, University of Edinburgh, CC BY-SA.