Faculty Perceptions of Using Synchronous Video-based Communication Technology

Patrick R. Lowenthal, Richard E. West, Leanna Archambault, Jered Borup, Eric Belt


Online learning has traditionally relied on asynchronous text-based communication. The COVID-19 pandemic, though, has provided many faculty members with new and/or additional experience using synchronous video-based communication. Questions remain, though, about how this experience will shape online teaching and learning in the future. We conducted a mixed method study to investigate faculty perceptions of using synchronous video-based communication technology. In this paper, we present the results of our inquiry and implications for future research and practice.


synchronous learning, synchronous teaching, synchronous video, synchronous video-based communication, web-conferencing, asynchronous video

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