Teleteaching – Provisorium oder langfristige Ergänzung für die Lehre?
The comparative case study examines the effects of the use of videoconferencing software in a cooperative learning environment in a master's seminar at the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the course of study Business Development. Thirteen problem-centred interviews were conducted with participants of an online and a classroom course. The plausibility of the data obtained from the interviews was checked using the evaluation questionnaire used at the university. Eight
... ty. Eight participants from the online course and five participants from the previous classroom course were interviewed. The interviews were evaluated using a qualitative content analysis. The central results were: teleteaching worked, but that the online students perceived lower attention, inhibited active participation, less interaction between the students and more difficult interaction in the group work. The lack of personal contact and low attention were mentioned as the biggest disadvantages. The greatest advantage was the increased flexibility due to the reduced travel distance. A key success factor for teleteaching is that the cameras should also be switched on in the participants' place to work to promote attentiveness and active participation. Twelve of the test persons rated the use of videoconferencing software as a useful addition to seminars. However, attendance seminars can never be replaced by online seminars.