Anyone who has watched lecture videos knows that a little goes a long way. Despite your best efforts, your attention wanders and it’s difficult to stay focused. Motion graphics can help learners by using motion and images to grab and hold their attention. By relying more on images than text, moreover, motion graphics help us avoid dual-channel effects and extraneous cognitive load, both of which can inhibit learning. In this video on strategic planning produced by the IDEA Lab, Dr. Shanta Zimmer introduces students to the basics of strategic planning.

Engage Students with Motion Graphics