Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom
March 17, 2015 by Casey Fabris

Among today’s students, videos as an educational tool are as expected as textbooks.

A new study has found that 68 percent of students watch videos in class, and 79 percent watch them on their own time, outside of class, to assist in their learning.

Table listing student survey data on educational video uses.

Students were asked to select all responses that applied. Respondents were not required to answer every question in the survey. (Source: SAGE Publications – Get the data)

Elisabeth Leonard, author of the study and executive market-research manager for SAGE Publications, said many of the students she spoke with said they couldn’t remember a time when videos weren’t part of their educational experience.

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We know that video is a highly valued part of the OCW publication, especially video lectures. We’re adding more video-based courses to our site all the time. See the growing collection on our Audio/Video Lectures page.

And for something a little lighter, be sure to check out the fun and informative MIT+K12 Videos.

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