Students want recorded lectures to continue when campuses reopen, survey shows

Posted in Governance and administration on June 4th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Students want recorded lectures to continue when campuses reopen for face-to-face teaching. Strong support for the continuation of recorded lectures emerged in a survey of nearly 50,000 students across 25 colleges. The survey explored the impact of Covid-19 on students’ experience of higher education and the picture painted by their responses was mostly positive …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 31 May]

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Why I Won’t Let My Classes Be Recorded

Posted in Teaching on January 14th, 2020 by steve

“In early January, I received an email message from an audio-visual coordinator at the UCLA School of Law asking whether I wanted my spring-semester class to be recorded. More specifically, the message informed me that all class sessions are recorded by default unless the instructor opts out. I responded, as I have to similar messages in previous years, with a request not to record my class …” (more)

[John Villasenor, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 January]

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Are traditional lectures better than watching a video?

Posted in Teaching on January 19th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“Dr Stefan Rennick-Egglestone of the University of Nottingham, writing in the Times Higher Education website last September gives his opinion on ‘This is why traditional lectures are better than watching a video’. While he sees some value in recording lectures, he refers to these videos as ‘souvenirs of a module’ …” (more)

[Careful With That Axe, Eugene, 19 January]

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Making mistakes in class – the case against recording lectures

Posted in Teaching on November 24th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“There are several advantages to recording lectures: students who miss a class can watch/listen to a lecture on-line, it is useful for students with disabilities, it could be useful for revision, and might also help students who learn best as visual learners … ” (more)

[Careful With That Axe, Eugene, 24 November]

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Angst around lecture recordings

Posted in Teaching on November 4th, 2014 by steve

New Zealand“These days there seems to be a fair bit of angst in the tearoom, centred around using panopto: students are watching panopto recordings (or not) rather than coming to class, and for some colleagues this seems to be a Bad Thing & should be Stopped …” (more)

[Talking Teaching, 4 November]

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