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Staff and student views of lecture capture: a qualitative study

Dommett, Eleanor J and Gardner, Benjamin and van Tilburg, Wijnand (2019) 'Staff and student views of lecture capture: a qualitative study.' International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 16 (1). ISSN 2365-9440

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Abstract

Many universities now use lecture capture. We used focus groups to investigate perceptions of lectures and their capture in staff (N = 8) and students (N = 17). We found that staff and students held different views of lectures and this impacted on their perceptions of lecture capture. Our findings confirmed a range of previously identified uses of lecture capture and additionally demonstrated its use to model expert behaviour. Furthermore, we report here that students felt lecture capture reduced anxiety, particularly for those with disabilities, indicating that lecture capture may be a useful tool in creating an environment that supports mental wellbeing. Despite this potential value of lecture capture, it was still perceived to have some negative impact on the live lecture; reducing the interaction with students and prevent staff using anecdotes and humour in their teaching, which could reduce the value of the lecture capture.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Psychology, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2020 13:10
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2020 14:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28555

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