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Videoconferencing for Teaching and Learning

Videoconferencing for Teaching and Learning

According to the publisher, 'Using videoconferencing for teaching and learning demands an “imaginative leap” (suggested by Dearing) from practitioners in higher education. While many can see the benefits of videoconferencing for meetings and administration, its potential for direct support of student learning is not quite so obvious, and can raise some challenges to traditional ideas of teaching and learning. In particular, videoconferencing provides a facility for sharing teaching and learning, in a given discipline, amongst universities, which can increase the learning opportunities for students but challenges the natural possessiveness of academic staff with respect to the progress and development of their students. As Director for Teaching and Learning at SHEFC I facilitated the... Show More
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