3 Key Benefits Of Video-Based Learning You Should Not Ignore

| December 23, 2019

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Video-based learning is an important tool in the learning arsenal. Whether as part of an instructor-led offering, embedded in an online course, or as a stand-alone learning asset, videos can be leveraged in many ways and with great impact. Let’s talk about 3 key types of benefits we’ve seen from using video-based learning. Videos are engaging; we recently developed a 3-day intensive Instructor-Led Training for construction supervisors in the field.

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