#GuildChat for 06/09/17: Learning from YouTube

Our next #GuildChat takes place Friday, June 9th at 11AM PT/2PM ET. This week’s topic is Learning from YouTube

From it’s earliest days of “Charlie Bit My Finger” to today’s curated channels, YouTube has become a part of everyday life. The humor is still very present and but the flexibility and ease of creating and posting videos helps experts share knowledge, companies engage customers and talent get attention it may never have without it.GuildChat_Logo

In this week’s chat we take a look at what we learn with YouTube and what we learn from it. How has our individual work been impacted by it’s existence and what does the future of learning become as quality video production can be done and distributed by just about anyone.

Join us this week as we explore the YouTube universe and come armed with your own tales of it’s influence on you both personally and professionally over the years.


Prospective questions!

Q1. What have you personally learned or learned to do through watching a YouTube video?
Q2. Have you ever uploaded your own videos to YouTube (either for work or fun)? How was that experience?
Q3. Have you used existing YouTube content in your projects? In what ways?
Q4. What are some of the challenges of using YouTube content in L&D situations?
Q5. What are some YouTube videos and/or channels you think are great examples of teaching content?
Q6. How are people’s expectations of video length, quality, content, etc. influenced by public video sharing services?
Q7. What techniques have you seen successful YouTube videos use that you think L&D should borrow?
Q8. How is readily available user-generated content like that on YouTube impacting/ or will impact L&D?


Missed this GuildChat? Don’t worry – you can still read through what happened on our Storify of the chat!


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