An Assessment of Video Education at AAU: Problem Based Digitisation

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Andreas Kaae Jensen
  • Michael Buss Andersen
4. term, Engineering Psychology, Master (Master Programme)
This thesis investigates what specific design and user interaction needs a video platform for educational content should be aligned with to support the pedagogical approach at Aalborg University.
Initially preexisting conditions and measures that AAU had already taken, was mapped. Then four structured expert interviews with students and teachers were conducted to go in-depth with their experiences, wishes and concerns with regards to video education. At last a usability test of three existing video platforms, from which AAU will likely choose one, was conducted.
It is concluded that there are only few PBL-specific considerations to take into account. Instead five general overreaching conditions are isolated that we believe should be met for AAU to most successfully transition from traditional lectures to videos as a means of teaching:
1: Provide easy and capable video tools.
2: Use good audio and video.
3: Elevate student motivation.
4: Be prepared to restructure lectures
5: Digitise in compelling ways.
LanguageEnglish
Publication date5 Jun 2019
Number of pages59
ID: 305179132