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Research Paper | Educational Psychology | Maldives | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023
A Baseline Study on the Use of Video for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Pedagogies and Capabilities
Abstract: The primary aim of this baseline study was to highlight the pedagogic affordances and use of video for teaching and learning at the Maldives National University (MNU) by exploring and capturing the participants experiences of using video as a teaching and learning resource. In terms of the design principles for creating videos, the competences and skills needed by academic staff who took part in the process is 47 faculty members of the MNU. A survey questionnaire, and a focus group interviews were used to collect data. A thematic analysis was drawn, and the study reveals the importance of using video for teaching and learning in higher education. It also reveals that the capabilities of the faculty members are distributed among different individuals. Finally, the findings intensify the considerations of the effectiveness of video. The findings of this study served as a baseline, and a key strand in the monitoring and evaluating framework for video pedagogy. The design, implementation and analysis of the study was demanding, and makes a valuable contribution to instructional designers, and academics who facilitate, support, and deliver videos as a part of their teaching as it helps them understand the capabilities of using videos in teaching and learning.
Keywords: baseline study, higher education, teaching and learning, use of video, video pedagogy
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,
Pages: 755 - 758