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Impact Of Lecture Video Acceleration In A Flipped Introductory Engineering Course, Benjamin P. Jacobson, Michael C. Dorneich, Leslie A. Potter Jan 2018

Impact Of Lecture Video Acceleration In A Flipped Introductory Engineering Course, Benjamin P. Jacobson, Michael C. Dorneich, Leslie A. Potter

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Publications

As demand for engineers grows, emphasis is increasingly placed on introductory engineering courses to engage, educate, and retain students. Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a pedagogy that shifts instruction from a lecture-based paradigm to a structured learning sequence that includes individual preparation outside of class followed by active, in-class problemsolving exercises completed by student teams. As part of the individual preparation, students may watch recorded videos of lectures, often at an accelerated speed. While the acceleration of videos has the potential to increase students’ learning efficiency, the impact on comprehension is unclear. Two studies were conducted to understand students’ viewing habits ...