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It is easier than ever to provide video feedback. Research has shown that video feedback, among other things, can help increase conversational and afective communication. However, research also suggests that despite its benefts, instructors and students might prefer text-based feedback. The following paper responds to research by Borup, West, and Thomas (Educ Technol Res Dev 63(2): 161–184. 9367-8, 2015), describes the value of their research, how it can be applied, some limitations, and future areas of research in a time where colleges are shifting to digital

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