How long should videos be?
Research suggests the optimal length for a video recording is 6 minutes to capture student engagement. You could consider doing a short 5 minute ‘introductory video’ before your lecture/weekly content. Or perhaps after your lecture/weekly content you could consider doing a short 5 minute ‘recap video’ on the important points for students remember. Or if you want to capture a longer lecture (e.g. 30 mins) you could consider breaking the topics into bite-sized pieces. Click here to read the short ‘optimal video length’ research article.