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In general: totally agree.

Exception: when what's being taught is essntially visual. One example that's been relevant recently for me is a video showing how to solve a particular puzzle in Portal 2 (a video game). Describing the solution in prose would have been horrible.

PhotoShop tutorials can also work better as video than as text.




Exceptions should not be of the form of "replace text with video" but rather "supplement text with video". If nothing else, consider the accessibility aspect of it, let alone those of us who will do better with the text source almost every time.


> In general: totally agree. > > Exception: when what's being taught is essntially visual.

"Visual" does not imply "video".

- I scan through a bunch of pictures quicker than I can watch a video.




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