Student Cameras On or Off

Situated in the middle of the overlapping debate on active online student engagement, the new phenomenon of Zoom fatigue, accessibility best practices, and concerns around equity and accessibility, lies a question instructors everywhere are struggling with– Should I ask students to keep their cameras on?

In this video, instructors across Northwestern schools offer their opinions about student cameras, discussing ways teachers can encourage students to leave their cameras on and when it might be more appropriate to let students decide whether to have their cameras on or off.

Keep Teaching–Student Cameras: On or Off?