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Exploring the positive and negative impacts of using YouTube videos to enhance student’s learning in an undergraduate and Master’s programme

Naidu, Suwastika and Pandaram, Atishwar and Chand, Anand and Chand, Ashyineet (2017) Exploring the positive and negative impacts of using YouTube videos to enhance student’s learning in an undergraduate and Master’s programme. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 14 (8). pp. 19-29. ISSN 1550-6908

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Abstract

This research study investigates the positive and negative impacts of utilizing YouTube videos to enhance students learning in undergraduate and Master’s programmes at the University of the South Pacific. There are a number of ways in which information and computer technologies can be integrated in the learning design. The findings from this research study accentuate that there are both positive and negative effects of using the YouTube videos to boost student learning. Moreover, with the development and advancement of global information and computer technology, lecturers and instructors in many universities around the globe are utilizing online resources to augment students learning in various courses they teach. The findings from this study has policy implications for stakeholders. Moreover, this study has policy ramifications for students, as they utilize videos as a form of digital learning to comprehend concepts, theories and practices associated with the course. Using YouTube videos to enhance students learning is one way information computer technology can be used to enhance students learning in the undergraduate and masters programmes.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Management and Public Administration
Depositing User: Atishwar Pandaram
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 15:48
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 12:35
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/10473
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