Producing Educational Videos

A picture of a workflow from a video made in ES.333. The video has been paused in an editing software, and many frames can be seen.

A picture of a workflow from an ES.333 sample video. Image courtesy of Dave Custer. CC BY-NC-SA.


MIT Course Number

ES.333 / CMS.333

As Taught In

Spring 2015



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Course Description

Course Features

Course Description

Production of Educational Videos is an introduction to technical communication that is situated in the production of educational videos; the assignments are all focused on the production of videos that teach some aspect of MIT's first-year core curriculum. The objective of these assignments is improvement in both communication ability and communication habits; these improvements are effected by providing participants with instruction, practice, feedback, and the opportunity for reflection. In addition to improvements in communication skills, improvement is expected in students' attitude towards writing, oral presentations, and collaboration; as the semester progresses, students should feel confident of their ability to write, present, and collaborate.

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David Custer, and Graham Ramsay. ES.333 Producing Educational Videos. Spring 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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