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Video or audio recording lectures

HuaChingNiHuaChingNi Registered User Posts: 177 Junior Member
edited June 2012 in University of Washington
Do professors generally allow students to record the video or audio of a lecture? It would be nice if I could bring in a video camera and set it up on my desk to record the entire lecture for future playback.
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Replies to: Video or audio recording lectures

  • sgcoresgcore Registered User Posts: 87 Junior Member
    I don't know about video recording because I usually record some of my lectures on the voice recorders.
    ** make sure to ask your professor for permission on your first lecture day. Usually they allow it but you need to be responsible with it. Don't publish it on the web or anywhere your professor doesn't want it to be.
  • travelgirltravelgirl Registered User Posts: 747 Member
    Some classes choose to record the video/audio for you and put it up on the class website. I've had 4 classes that had the video posted.

    As far as individuals recording, I would personally recommend against video recording (at least w/out the teachers permission..although if i were a teacher I'd say no), audio recording has always been fine when I've done it.

    sgcore is right, don't go publishing it or sending it to other students. (unless for some reason you've asked and the teacher okay's it)
  • U.W. StudentU.W. Student Registered User Posts: 211 Junior Member
    Video recording sounds like it would be really conspicuous & disruptive, and also keep in mind that most of your desks will barely be big enough to fit a piece of paper to take notes on. Not entirely sure how you would set up a camcorder and still be able to take notes. Anyway I did audio recording with my Livescribe pen all throughout college and never had any problems. Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word That sucker is awesome and so worth the money.
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