Lecture capture – by video and audio – and making that available to students is a growing option to produce a blended learning environment. Some lecturers are worried that students may not turn up to their lectures (leading some to say that they will only stream lectures live to “genuinely ill’ students), whilst others are plunging into making all their lectures available online - either publically or through their Learning Management System (LMS).
A recent survey, published on eCampus News, was based on students in the States. Some of the student responses were:
Interestingly one of the issues that they identified in the survey was that competitive students were less keen than others – seemingly because it gave them less opportunity to show in front of their peers!
You can read the eCampus News story here, and the full survey is linked from the Echo360 press release