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Online Video in Higher Education: Uses and Practices

, University of Kansas, United States

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Washington, DC ISBN 978-1-939797-29-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


The use of online videos has exploded in the last decade, including in higher education. This paper is a review of how online videos are being used in higher education courses and the common types of the videos used. Currently online videos play a vital role in courses that use flipped classrooms, online e-learning, MOOCs and mobile learning. Often online videos for higher education take the form of lecture recordings, tutorial or demonstration videos and class welcome videos. With the continuing growth in popularity in online media, instructors will need training and tools to help in the creation of online videos.


Chapes, J. (2017). Online Video in Higher Education: Uses and Practices. In J. Johnston (Ed.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2017 (pp. 1133-1138). Washington, DC: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 13, 2018 from .

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