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A case study on the usage of lecture capture: perceptions of students, faculty members and administrators

Abstract

Approaches and methodologies based on technology are becoming more widespread in education. One of these technologies, Lecture Capture (LC), is particularly beneficial in higher education, since it allows students to improve learning via flexible access to video-recorded lectures. However, while LC is becoming more widespread in higher education, research on its impact on learning and teaching have prompted further discussion regarding its usage. The purpose of this study is to explore in depth the perceptions of students, faculty members, and administrators on the usage of LC in higher education, and to improve the system by identifying its key benefits and drawbacks. In the study, an embedded single-case study methodology was employed, focusing on a university’s use of LC. Analysis of the findings identified three main themes: purposes for which the system was used; changes occurred through usage of the system; plus, concerns and issues. The study highlights the importance of the pedagogical, methodological, and technical aspects of the LC system.

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This study was supported by the Commission of Scientific Research Projects of the University. The grant had no role in the study design, data collection, analysis, writing, or submission of the article. Funding was provided by İzmir University of Economics (No. BAP-2018-10).

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Ustunluoglu, E., Mumcu, F., Uslu, N.A. et al. A case study on the usage of lecture capture: perceptions of students, faculty members and administrators. J Comput High Educ (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12528-021-09302-1

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Keywords

  • Lecture capture
  • Higher education
  • Perceptions of students
  • Perceptions of lecturers
  • Perceptions of administrators
  • Case study
  • Embedded single-case design