AV recording & evaluating
Video is a commonly used tool in education and training. For example, to improve communication skills, enhance teamwork, practice bad-news conversations, and to gain insights into processes, human performance, and interactions.
By recording a training or simulation on video, it is possible to discuss in detail what happened during the session, what worked well, and to share ideas for improvement. Providing feedback in a debriefing session is key to objective performance assessment.
Easy-to-use video debriefing tool
Video feedback enables students and professionals to see and hear what really happens. This makes Viso® a perfect solution for education and training facilities. It records all audio and video feeds in perfect sync and captures behaviors during training sessions in great detail.
Programs that use simulation, carry out mock interviews, test technical and non-technical skills can all benefit from the efficient workflow of Viso.
View sessions live and assess student performance by marking events of interest and setting comments during or after recording. A session can be scheduled in advance and cover an unlimited number of rooms.
"Debriefings are supplemented with qualitative visual material that can be quickly consulted on the basis of the markers that can be applied, so that participants in a simulation obtain a better learning effect."
Dieter Vyt|Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, Belgium
Record interactions on video
Understanding behavior during an interaction becomes much easier with video observations. Using video ensures a non-invasive form of observation and enables to capture the (inter)actions without the presence of an outside person in the room. Students can act freely, which improves the learning process.
For example, the faculty at Delaware Valley University uses Viso software to train new counselors. Skill-based courses are highly interactive and held in the lab, where students role-play, practice, and learn through hands-on experience.
Practice sessions can be observed, recorded and reviewed to provide authentic feedback and growth opportunities. The lab is a cornerstone of the program.
Improve the learning experience
Since many faculties have multiple classes of students wanting to learn skills at the same time, a system such as Viso can be set up as a multi-room video recording system. That means that teachers do not have to wait on each other to be able to schedule sessions.
You can schedule training sessions in multiple rooms at a time. For example, students can practice conversation skills in one room, while counseling psychology students practice an intake interview in another room.
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How to build an AV-lab
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Debriefing a training session
To evaluate the training sessions, debriefing can occur directly after recording to immediately learn from the scenario.
Were procedures followed? Who took the lead? What verbal cues were given? How did everyone react to one another? This trial-and-error approach gives students the knowledge and confidence they need to apply their new skills in the real world. With Viso you can:
- Train communication and technical skills, using video feedback. The training sessions can be analyzed, errors identified, successes marked, and emotions or feelings that influenced the students can be discussed.
- Show students their behavior, which strengthens the learning effect. The training allows students to answer the question, "If I do this, what happens?"
- Quickly give feedback with personalized markers - the sooner the better. In Viso, the videos are immediately available to be re-played.
- Engage students in feedback, which helps them developing their reviewing skills and their ability to cope with feedback.