youtube-or-professional-online-learning

01 Mar YouTube or Professional Online Learning?

YouTube is a ‘fount of knowledge’ and information on every topic you can imagine with over 5 billion videos watched every single day. It features over 5000 channels — including educational videos, but can the instructional videos posted online on YouTube substitute for professional online learning? Let’s find out!

 

YouTube Professional Online Learning
YouTube has a mind-boggling number of learning videos with too many choices. Limited number of videos or lessons due to the instructional designer making sure valuable learning.

 


 

YouTube Professional Online Learning
The ads interrupt your learning and concentration. Only a paid monthly subscription will take them away. No ads (usually) and many have one-time fees.

 


 

YouTube Professional Online Learning
No learning sequence. When you finish one lesson you need to look for the next that’s if you can figure out what comes next. There is no or very little pedagogical value. Professionally trained Instructional designers put lessons in a logical order where learning happens naturally.

 


 

YouTube Professional Online Learning
Lessons and titles are riddled with click baits and other hooks that make YouTubers “superstars” who make $Millions from advertising and followers. The professional learning platform is exactly that. No gimmicks or hooks or baits!