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Adapting Video for VI Learners

Making best use of unmodified materials

Highlights and other organisers

In order to help students get the most out of videos which they are viewing on their own, the teacher can draw their attention to the most significant parts, or to details which might be easily overlooked. Consider providing summaries, lists of highlights and their importance, and how to locate them.

A list of sections to concentrate on could be marked on the video by means of the recording timer, the frame counter or indexing.

Guidance might also contain suggestions on which sections might be best viewed either in slow motion or frame by frame. Although each student's needs are individual, it would be helpful to estimate how long it might take to view the video and, say, take notes or answer the questions relating to the content. This should help students in planning when they would have enough time to do this part of their work.