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In the self assessment survey we asked about the challenges film teachers faced in transferring their courses to an online format. If you are interested in reflecting on your own online courses, feel free to answer the questions for yourself. Below you can read the questions from the survey:


What subject do you teach and what was the biggest challenge in teaching it online? 

In your most recent online courses, which of these elements worked well and which didn't? 

  • Technology 
  • Tools 
  • Methods & Didactics 
  • Students' participation 
  • Monitoring 
  • Evaluation 
  • Course Preparation 

What would you like to improve? 


How would you rate...from very poor to excellent? 

  • your technical equipment for online teaching?  
  • your institute’s technical equipment for online teaching? 
  • your technical understanding for online teaching? 
  • the students' technical equipment for online learning? 
  • the students' technical understanding for online learning? 

Which digital tools do you use in online teaching? 

  • Polls (e.g. framadate, doodle) 
  • Video conferencing tools (e.g. Zoom, MS Teams, Big Blue Button, Cisco WebEx, Jitsi, Jami) 
  • Blogs & online journals Learning spaces (e.g. Moodle, ILIAS) 
  • White boards (e.g. Miro, Padlet) 
  • Gaming/gamification tools Kanban boards (e.g. Trello) 
  • Reviewing tools for editing (e.g. 
  • Chat tools (e.g. Signal, WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack, Teams, Next Cloud Talk, Facebook messenger, element) 
  • Collaboration tools (e.g. Slack, MS Teams, Next Cloud Talk) 
  • Cloud services (e.g. Google Drive, OneDrive) 
  • Calendar tools Social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) 
  • Spreadsheets / shared document platforms (e.g. Google Docs, Ethercalc, Etherpad) 
  • Quiz tools (e.g. Canvas, Panopto) 
  • Streaming/screening tools (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix) 
  • Online catalogues 
  • Other 

What are your favourite tools? 

Can you choose your own software tools? (Rate this from “no, not at all” - “yes, all of them”) 

Do you consider the privacy of students when choosing software tools? (Rate this from “no, not at all” - “yes, very much so”) 

Is online community building part of your curriculum? (Rate this from “no, not at all” - “yes, very much so”) 


Do you think about students' engagement in your synchronous online classes? (Yes or no) 

  • I am not bothered by this. 
  • Either students listen or they don't. 
  • I really struggle with this. 
  • I have developed methods for this

How frequently do you use the following methodologies in online teaching? (“Never” – “always”) 

  • Group work in breakout rooms 
  • Gamification of teaching content 
  • More multimedia content than in face-to-face teaching

What methods do you use to ensure a safe online learning environment? 

  • I establish a code of conduct/ netiquette 
  • I assign students to be aware of this and to report anything to me 
  • I ask how students are doing and send them surveys outside of class 
  • None 
  • Other methods

Is content copyright a hindering factor for your online teaching? 

  • Yes, and that is why I use less media content than in face-to-face teaching 
  • Yes, but I ignore copyright 
  • No, I leave it up to the students to access the content 
  • No, all copyright issues are resolved I do not use any copyrighted content 


What do you wish for the future of online teaching? 

Where do you teach? 

  • Germany 
  • Hungary 
  • Portugal 
  • Other countries

How old are you? 

  • 20-29 
  • 30-39 
  • 40-49 
  • 50-59 
  • 60-69 
  • 70 and older

Which gender do you most identify with?  

  • male 
  • female 
  • non-binary 
  • Other
  • prefer not to disclose

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Feel free to check the statistics of our survey.