Use of videos in teaching OR courses

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Abstract

Various innovative methods of teaching have started to gain attention in recent days. Some of them have their basis in software and some of them rely heavily on hardware technology. The use of purpose-built videos within the curriculum can bring extra value for the students. In this presentation, we will demonstrate our approach of using videos in teaching OR courses, more specifically the simulation modelling course. It is demonstrated that this approach is equally useful for face-to-face and distance learning classes. Some example videos will be shown which were used during the MSc and UG courses along with the feedback from students. The results show that students value greatly the use of videos in the course curriculum if that is aligned with the learning material and fulfil the objectives of the module.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 10 Apr 2019
EventNew to OR Conference - Aston University Business School, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Apr 201911 Apr 2019
https://www.theorsociety.com/what-we-do/events-conferences/new-to-or-conference/

Conference

ConferenceNew to OR Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityBirmingham
Period10/04/1911/04/19
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Keywords

  • purpose-built videos
  • teaching methods
  • OR courses

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Ahmed, F. (2019). Use of videos in teaching OR courses. Abstract from New to OR Conference, Birmingham, United Kingdom.