Technological Tools

Playposit (formerly known as eduCanon)


  • It is an application used to make interactive videos, known as bulbs.
  • The basic plan is free of charge, allowing educators to create unlimited bulbs, monitor students’ progress, have access to a repository of videos, and the capability to share contents with colleagues.
  • It can integrate seamlessly within users’ existing learning management system (LMS) and video host provider.
  • A variety of assessment measures, including multiple-choice, free response, reflective pause, discussion forum, polling survey, check all (that apply), fill blank, website, and web embed.

Source: Shahrokni, S. A. (2018).

User Interface

Editing video and adding questions
Student view
Data and grading

Literature and other sources

  • Bedford, A., & Baglin, J. (2009). Evaluating the performance of an ice hockey team using interactive phases of play. IMA journal of management mathematics, 20(2), 159-166..
  • Jeong, J. S., & González-Gómez, D. (2018). The Study of Flipped-Classroom for Pre-Service Science Teachers. Education Sciences, 8(4), 163.
  • Lin, Y., & Wang, H. (2018). Using enhanced OER videos to facilitate English L2 learners’ multicultural competence. Computers & Education, 125, 74-85.
  • Shahrokni, S. A. (2018). Playposit: Using interactive videos in language education. Teaching English with Technology, 18(1), 105-115.
  • Smith, D. (2016). Lessons learned from designing flipped lessons for fourth grade students: Implications for school librarians. Library Hi Tech News, 33(8), 19-23.

Playposit – Overview

Building a Bulb

Data and Grading on the Monitor Page

Profile and User Settings

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