Video-Based Learning of Quantitative Courses in Higher Education

Yaron Ghilay*
Senior Lecturer, NB School of Design and Education, Haifa, Israel
Periodicity:July - September'2018

Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of a model called Video-Based Learning (VBL). VBL is designed to improve the learning of higher education courses, especially those based on activities performed on a computer screen, or learning related to the understanding of visual objects, such as formulas, equations, diagrams, etc. The present study aims to examine the effectiveness of the model for quantitative courses, such as statistics, mathematics, computer courses, or equivalent. The research was based on six samples of students (n1 =14, n2 =41, n3 =17, n4 =27, n5 =27, n6 =19, ntotal =145) who studied three quantitative courses: Fundamentals of PSPP, Introduction to Statistics and 5 6 total Math for Business Administration. The learners were asked to answer an online questionnaire to assess the characteristics and advantages of VBL for their studies. The findings of the study indicate that, according to the students' perceptions, VBL has a significant advantage for students' learning in quantitative courses in higher education: The learning process is outstanding and is much better than reading texts or listening to live lectures and it is considerably flexible. Therefore, it is recommended to adopt the model in faculties of higher education teaching quantitative courses.

Keywords

Screencast, Video-Based Learning (VBL), Quantitative Courses, Higher Education, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Courses, Video Capture, Video Clips, Learning, Screen Casting

How to Cite this Article?

Ghilay, Y. (2018). Video-Based Learning of Quantitative Courses In Higher Education i-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology, 15(2), 16-27.

References

[1]. Campbell, S., Grossman, S., Kris, A., Kazer, M., & Rozgonyi, J. (2010). Screen capture classes for student learning and success. In EDULEARN10 Proceedings (pp. 5579-5584).
[2]. de Koning, B. B., Tabbers, H. K., Rikers, R. M. J. P., & Paas, F. (2007). Attention cueing as a means to enhance learning from an animation. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 21(6), 731-746.
[3]. Ellington, A. J., & Hardin, J. R. (2008). The use of video tutorials in a mathematical modeling course. Mathematics and Computer Education, 42(2), 109-117.
[4]. Gardner, H. (1983). Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. New York: Basic Books.
[5]. Ghilay, Y. (2018). Math courses in higher education: Improving learning by screencast technology. GSTF Journal on Education (JEd), 4(2), 1-6.
[6]. Ghilay, Y. (2017a). Online Learning in Higher Education. Nova Science Publishers-New-York.
[7]. Ghilay, Y. (2017b). ODL: Online Distance Learning of quantitative courses in higher education. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 4(18), 62-72.
[8]. Ghilay, Y., & Ghilay, R. (2015). Computer courses in higher-education: Improving learning by screencast technology. Journal of Educational Technology, 11(4), 15-26.
[9]. Ghilay Y., & Ghilay R. (2014). TMOC: A model for lecturers' training to management of online courses in higher-education. i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 11(2), 6-16.
[10]. Hartsell, T., & Yuen, S. C. (2006). Video streaming in online learning. AACE Journal, 14(1), 31-43.
[11]. Kong, S. C. (2011). An evaluation study of the use of a cognitive tool in a one-to-one classroom for promoting classroom-based interaction. Computers & Education, 57(3), 1851-1864.
[12]. Lee, M. J. W., Pradhan, S., & Dalgarno, B. (2008). The effectiveness of screencasts and cognitive tools as scaffolding for novice object-oriented programmers. Journal of Information Technology Education, 7, 61-80.
[13]. Mayer, R. E. (2009). Multimedia Learning (2 Ed.). Cambridge University Press.
[14]. McGreal, R. (2004). Online Education using Learning Objects. London: Routledge Falmer.
[15]. Paivio, A. (2007). Mind and its Evolution: A Dual Coding Approach. Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
[16]. Pang, K. (2009). Video-driven multimedia, webbased training in the corporate sector: Pedagogical equivalence and component effectiveness. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 10(3), 1-14. Retrieved from http://www.irrodl. org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/629.
[17]. Peterson, E. (2007). Incorporating screencasts in online teaching. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 8(3). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/viewArticle/4 95/935.
[18]. Phillips, J. M., & Billings, D. M. (2007). Using webcasts for continuing education in nursing. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 38(4), 152-153.
[19]. Ruffini, M. (2012). Screencasting to engage learning. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/ ero/article/screencasting-engage-learning.
[20]. Screencast. (2014). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screencast/
[21]. Smith, J. G., & Smith, R. L. (2012). Screen-capture instructional technology: A cognitive tool for designing a blended multimedia curriculum. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 46(3), 207-228.
[22]. Sugar, W., Brown, A., & Luterbach, K. (2010). Examining the anatomy of a screencast: Uncovering common elements and instructional strategies. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 11(3), 1-20.
[23]. Traphagan, T., Kucsera, J. V., & Kishi, K. (2010). Impact of class lecture webcasting on attendance and learning. Educational Technology Research & Development, 58(1), 19-37.
[24]. Walker, L. (2010). Quantifying the benefits of narrated screen capture videos. In Steel. C. H., Keppell. M. J., Gerbic. P. & Housego. S. (Eds.), Curriculum, Technology & Transformation for an Unknown Future (pp. 1031-1034). Sydney: Proceedings Ascilite 2010.
[25]. Wouters, P., Paas, F., & van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2008). How to optimize learning from animated models: A review of guidelines based on cognitive load. Review of Educational Research, 78(3), 645-675.
[26]. Yuen, S. (2007). Integrating Screen-Capture based Instructional Videos into Instruction. Retrieved from http://scyuen.wordpress.com/2007/11/24/integratingscreen- capture-based-instructional-videos-intoinstruction/

Purchase Instant Access

Single Article

North Americas,UK,
Middle East,Europe
India Rest of world
USD EUR INR USD-ROW
Pdf 35 35 200 20
Online 35 35 200 15
Pdf & Online 35 35 400 25

If you have access to this article please login to view the article or kindly login to purchase the article
Options for accessing this content:
  • If you would like institutional access to this content, please recommend the title to your librarian.
    Library Recommendation Form
  • If you already have i-manager's user account: Login above and proceed to purchase the article.
  • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.