'The Netflixisation of academia': is this the end for university lectures? | Education | The Guardian


Universities are increasingly recording lectures, but academics are wary of being spied on or made obsolete.

Academics fear that on-demand recordings, which some have called the “Netflixisation of academia”, will affect attendance. They also worry about less obvious consequences: it could be used to bust strikes, it could be a watching eye monitoring their performance, and eventually it could replace them. But do they have genuine reason to be concerned?


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