Student Engagement in a Digital Context: 360 Immersive Video and Feedback


  • Kirsty Russell University of Lincoln


This case study discusses a recent small-scale research project that investigates the integration of 360 camera and head mounted display units (HMD’s) to enhance formative video feedback in Dance Technique in Higher Education (HE). The project was funded by the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund at the University of Lincoln and led by academics in the School of Fine and Performing Arts. The project took place throughout the academic year 2020/2021 and was designed to respond to the challenges the pandemic had created for Dance in HE. A group of 10 final year BA Hons Dance university students chose to participate in the project for the duration of the year.


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Author Biography

Kirsty Russell, University of Lincoln

Kirsty Russell is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln, she is also Programme Leader of the BA Hons Dance programme. Her research encourages and supports interdisciplinary working and cross collaborations, with a specific emphasis on employability. Her research projects tend to be student-centred and are designed to enhance student learning and development. The findings from her research can also be used to assess the effectiveness of student group working where teaching and learning is predicated upon collaborative collective outcomes.


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How to Cite

Russell, K. (2022). Student Engagement in a Digital Context: 360 Immersive Video and Feedback . Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 4(2), 45–51. Retrieved from