Make your own interactive video vignettes (#AAPTsm16)

by Stephanie Chasteen on July 18, 2016

(Liveblogging from the AAPT).  I just learned about a really helpful tool for creating short videos, which seems useful for flipped classrooms in multiple disciplines:  The Interactive Video Vignettes.  These vignettes are more than just a video, it includes a simple “wrapper” where students can make predictions about what will happen in the video (including branching questions), or do video analysis.  The project is online at .

The videos run in a browser, so can accompany video lectures.  Even better, anyone can make these!  There is a free Java application (Vignettes Studio) for doing so. Visit to see detailed requirements for the web server and video equipment you will need, and the software can be downloaded at .

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Research March 18, 2017 at 11:08 am

Great article, love how you wrote it.

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