Received: 18 November 2019
Revised: 13 July 2020
Accepted: 18 August 2020
First Online: 5 September 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors certify that they have NO affiliations with or involvement in any organization or entity with any financial interest (such as honoraria; educational grants; participation in speakers’ bureaus; membership, employment, consultancies, stock ownership, or other equity interest; and expert testimony or patent-licensing arrangements), or non-financial inter- est. (such as personal or professional relationships, affiliations, knowledge or beliefs) in the subject matter or materials discussed in this manuscript.All study participants, or their legal guardian, were informed and give consent prior to study enrollment; and all data were anonymized.
: • This study aims to investigate the Physics students’ perceptions on different kind of educational videos used in both virtual and face-to-face university contexts in Barcelona (Spain).• The study shows that perception of videos by students is independent of the subject and of the environment (face-to-face or online).• A relation is found between satisfaction, the way in which a video has been created, the perceived usefulness of videos, the contents of the video (theory or problems) and its usage.• The effect of videos in students’ performance is also shown.