Lecture capture affects student learning behaviour

Lecture capture is the practice of recording live lectures for students to watch later. In a recent Education article published in FEBS Open Bio, Susanne Voelkel, Terry Gleave, Luciane V. Mello, and colleagues examine the effects of lecture capture on study behaviour.
Lecture capture affects student learning behaviour

Lecture capture (the real-time recording of live lectures) has become commonplace in higher education. We asked students how lecture capture affects their study habits. Many respondents reported spending a lot of time watching recordings and making detailed notes. Most say that time for other study is diminished, but their attendance pattern is unaffected. Nevertheless, some skip lectures and may not catch up quickly, raising concerns about the negative impact of lecture capture for some.

Teaching and assessment strategies will need to be devised to prevent a perceived dependency on lecture transcripts, which may foster surface learning behaviour and unhelpful study habits including skipping class, procrastination and last-minute cramming.

We hope the findings of our study will be useful to you! - Susanne, Terry and Luciane

For more detail on our study, please see the full article: https://doi.org/10.1002/2211-5463.13548

Title: Lecture capture affects student learning behaviour

Authors: Susanne Voelkel, Andy Bates, Terry Gleave, Carl Larsen, Elliott J. Stollar, Gemma Wattret, Luciane V. Mello

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