Now, get this! The directions for using the Bloggie consist of a movie that starts playing when you first turn it on. Using no language whatsoever, it shows how to hold the device, what buttons to push, how to transfer videos onto your computer, etc.
Truthfully, there is a .PDF file that gets deposited on your computer when you install the Bloggie. This has a 77 page manual with captions under each picture, but I have a feeling that most buyers of the Sony Bloggie won't bother plowing through the manual. In any event, clearly the how-to wordless movie is intended to be a complete manual in itself--and it is,
So, you teachers who exert effort into getting students to follow verbal instructions might think instead of emphasizing pictures showing how to do things.
Strange thought. Humans evolved so they could convey in words how, when and where to do things, and now we're moving backwards to a pre-verbal state