Whether obtained via interviews with individuals or groups, qualitative data can be interrogated and thematised far more readily if hard-copy transcripts of these research events are produced.
By recording and transcribing key lectures and seminars, ideas can be revisited and developed further after the event.
Reflection in vocational training (and throughout their career) is essential for all professionals. Recording and/or videoing interactions (with necessary consents) allows for detailed analysis of practice.
Recording meetings and transcribing important discussion can help with both the management of collaborative tasks and in the assessment of and reflection upon the outcomes.
The provision of transcripts of lectures, seminars and tutorials is a useful adjunct to a lecturer or tutor's material to enable accessibility for all.