Journal article

Designing video feedback to support the socioemotional aspects of online learning

Tracii Ryan

Educational Technology Research and Development | SPRINGER | Published : 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic required instructors to rapidly redesign subject delivery for the online environment. In dealing with this emergency situation, instructors may have focused their energies primarily on transitioning learning and assessment activities to the online context rather than working to support the socioemotional aspects of learning, such as belonging and motivation. As a result, online classes may have lacked social presence, leaving students feeling unvalued and demotivated. Research findings by Borup, West, and Thomas (Educ Technol Res Dev 63(2):161-184, 2015) indicate that instructors may be able to support positive socioemotional outcomes for online students through the pro..

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