5 Award-Winning Learning Videos that Inspired the L&D Space in 2017

| December 12, 2017

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Learning through videos continues to be a critical component of effective online as well as blended training programs. Here is how learning videos aid the instructional strategy in corporate training programs:As another year comes to an end with the promise of a new beginning in 2018, we think our readers could do with some inspiration in their e-learning programs by using videos. Here are some of our top picks in learning videos that inspired us in 2017.

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Virginia International University is a 501(c)3 non-profit university which works to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff while striving to provide affordable education to students around the world. VIU is certified to operate in Virginia by SCHEV. Accredited Member, ACICS.

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