Learning Through Videos Vs Text: Assessing The Effectiveness Of Video: Faculty Perspective

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Rehan Uddin , Saba Iqbal , Mahwash khan , Khadija Amjad , Komal Naveed



Nowadays students learn differently than those in the past, resulting in a different classroom environment. Video as a tool for teaching medical students was the topic of this study, which was designed to provide and add some clarity to knowledge on the subject.

Materials and Methods:

An analytic experimental intervention design study, take place in March 2022 (1 month). During the online CHPE 6 months course, After lectures on different teaching strategies. Send the movie link. After watching a movie, participants had to fill out a questionnaire.


In the CHPE program, 109 out of 118 student responses were recorded (response rate - 92%), age range 25-55 years; males dominate females, minimum qualification is MBBS, and high degrees are Ph.D. or FCPS. 59.9% of students said that the time they spent watching the movie was produced, while 7.4% considered it unproductive.  According to the survey, 97.6% of students think the assignment is interesting, while 2.4% believe it was not. In addition, 31.2% of people watched this video in one go, and 33.9% watched it three or more times. Lastly, they were asked to identify a chapter from a textbook to which this film can be compared; 78% identified it as problem-based learning, 10% as task-based learning, 9% as small-group discussion, and one percent as a critical thinking scenario. 


Selected videos are a more effective and efficient teaching-learning tool for long memorization and critical thinking in the training of medical students.

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