🎓 lol #latestagecapitalism
@wim_v12e of course. they wouldn't have to reserve all their working hours just for me. they could probably teach a couple of other people while still working humane hours. also, their hourly wage would probably be pretty good
Video works better for some people than text, worse for others, and in general offers an added dimension of complementarity. It also adds lots of complexity, and hence cost. Just one big challenge here is that all video needs to be captioned.
Which takes us back to the top of the thread. Universities burn Increasing amounts of money on IT and increasing amounts dealing with complexities like this.
Be careful not to treat all lectures as easily-canned content presentation, though. They get closest to that of course in large introductory courses, where it's pretty well established what needs to be covered, how, at what pace. But even then a professor might modulate presentation, review, and evaluation based on how things are going.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko