The ability to review lecture recordings is particularly useful for:
All lectures scheduled in Lecture Capture enabled rooms will be recorded. It may not be appropriate for some teaching sessions (e.g. seminars) to be recorded and Lecture Capture will not be used. The lecturer should tell you when teaching sessions are being recorded.
Recordings will be available via your Moodle module and are released with a one-day delay.
Your Lecture Capture will contain audio of your lecturer and may also include a feed from the lecturer’s PC, laptop of visualiser and/or a video of the lecturer. You can view an example Lecture Capture.
Sometimes your lecturer may have to record you giving a presentation or a performance - they may choose to do this for examination purposes or to provide you with feedback.
This requirement should be outlined to you and you will be asked to sign a consent form.
The viewing of lecture capture recordings is not a substitute for attendance at lectures. You can’t recreate the unique, spontaneous nature of a lecture but you can use Lecture Capture to return to your lectures for revision and to fill in gaps in knowledge. Discussions and questions and answers may not be picked up by microphones so the main benefit of recordings is to recap on the content delivered by the lecturer.
Lecture Capture provides greater freedom to participate more actively in lectures, e.g. by making notes of the key points and concepts, and spending more time asking questions or thinking more deeply about subject matter, knowing that you can review the content later to fill in any gaps in your knowledge. Attending lectures allows the opportunity for students to;
If you have difficulty accessing Lecture Capture recordings via Moodle, or Lecture Capture recordings do not work, please log a query on IT Self Service Portal or call 020 7040 8181.