Using Video

There are many benefits to using video within your teaching, and learning resources for the students including pedagogical benefits, and also benefits for you as a tutor such as:

  • Increased student motivation
  • Enhanced learning experience
  • Enhanced team working and communication skills
  • Learning resources for future cohorts to use
  • More engagement from students


Ways to use video in teaching and learning:

Before the module starts

  • Pre-course video

Start of the module

  • Module Introduction

Module Content

  • Lecture Capture
  • Flipped classroom screencasts
  • Experiential video
  • Recorded TV program
  • In-class screencasts

Formative Assessment

  • Assignment Brief
  • Revision screencasts
  • Videos as student assessment


  • Video Feedback
  • Video Tutorials






  • Simply speaking directly to a camera/webcam talking to the students.

Extra information:


References to Scholarly Articles:

DeCesare, J. A. (2014). The expanding role of online video in teaching, learning, and research. Library Technology Reports, 50(2), 5.

Majekodunmi, N., & Murnaghan, K. (2012). "in our own words": Creating videos as teaching and learning tools. Partnership : The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 7(2), 1.

Mendez, A., Seikaly, H., Ansari, K., Murphy, R., & Cote, D. (2014). High definition video teaching module for learning neck dissection. Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery = Le Journal d'Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie Et De Chirurgie Cervico-Faciale, 43(1), 7-7.


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