Reasons to rethink the use of audio and video lectures in online courses

  • Thomas A. Stetz Military Campus Programs, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii, USA
  • Antonina A. Bauman Military Campus Programs, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii, USA
Keywords: online, effective, teaching, course design


Recent technological developments allow any instructor to create audio and video lectures for the use in online classes. However, it is questionable if it is worth the time and effort that faculty put into preparing those lectures. This paper presents thirteen factors that should be considered before preparing and using audio and video lectures in online classes. In addition, recommendations for when and how to use lectures in online classes are presented.


DOI: 10.18870/hlrc.v3i4.168


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How to Cite
Stetz, T. A., & Bauman, A. A. (2013). Reasons to rethink the use of audio and video lectures in online courses. Higher Learning Research Communications, 3(4), 49-58.