Cameras on or off? There's more than meets the eye with engaging students in online learning.


  • Rebecca Whyley-Smith University of Greenwich



Video, Camera, Online Learning, Student Engagement


The shift to online learning has caused feelings of isolation and there has been a noticeable lack of engagement by students in this context, owing to uncertainties about the expectations of online etiquette. Research has shown that video cameras are a step in the right direction where building rapport is concerned, but they are not the only tool at our disposal for creating an online community.


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