Feelings Count: Using Movies to Link Learning

  • 23 Jan 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 24 Jan 2018
  • 1:00 PM
  • Online



Which is more powerful: facts or feelings? If you want to win over everyone in your audience, your best bet is to address both. Explore how movie scenes can quickly help participants connect the emotions experienced in watching a movie clip with the content we are teaching. According to a University of Notre Dame study, learning is tied to “an emotionally charged experience” either positive or negative.

This session will dive into the psychology behind emotion and teach you how to select the right movie scene to tap into the power of emotion to increase retention of information


  • Recognize how emotions affect learning
  • Discover tips for determining the right emotion and selecting the best scene that taps into that emotion
  • Explore tactics for making the most out of the movie scene and managing the scene for optimal learning and discussion
  • Learn how to easily and legally select and use movies that teach and train

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