E-learning videos are short, usually 5–7 mins long, aimed at conveying virtually any type of subject matter in order to transfer knowledge in an appealing and engaging way.
The main goal of e-learning videos is making the learning process easy and fun, keeping learners engaged.
Animations like white-board style drawings are most commonly used for this type of video. These are modern and visually engaging for online learners. At the same time, they are time and cost-effective in terms of production.
Frequently, e-learning videos contain screencast elements when it used for technical training, software training, or step-by-step video tutorials.
Online educators can place their online courses on sites like Coursera, Khan Academy, and Lynda.com. They can also be used for corporate trainings.