Student perceptions on the use of interactive video conferencing in biomedical engineering technology education

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Abstract

To increase the breadth of exposure of students pursuing an Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology at the Penn State University, Wilkes-Campus, they were exposed to a series of Guest Lectures Program delivered via Interactive Video Conference (PicTel). The lectures originated at the New Kensington Campus of the Penn State University. This paper evaluates the benefits and drawbacks of the use of Interactive Videoconferencing in the classroom through the student's analysis and perceptions of such tool, especially at the remote location. The paper also identifies the characteristics of the lectures and speakers that are best perceived by the students at the remote location and consequently increase their attention on the subject. Although these conclusions have been extracted through Biomedical Engineering Technology, they are valid for any other technical subject with minor modifications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6
Number of pages1
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 Annual ASEE Conference - Seattle, WA, USA
Duration: Jun 28 1998Jul 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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