Posts By: Nicole Wise
Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany is celebrating, because its campus-wide video deployment reached an impressive milestone – the 1 million views mark.
Since 2011, the university has trusted Mediasite to capture what’s happening in its classrooms and on campus. To date there are more than 15,000 Mediasite videos on its server – 10,000 hours of content – that have received 1 million views.
From a central location on campus, the university captures what goes on in about 400 classrooms. Its AV team can cover 100 rooms simultaneously with Mediasite. Currently, the usage is very widespread across all areas of study.
Sonic Foundry announced today that a long-time customer, Florida International University, has completed a major expansion of Mediasite in the colleges of Business, Law, Engineering and Computing and FIU Online. The university has used Mediasite for video management since 2011. With the expansion, completed in June, the university has standardized on Mediasite for video capture, […]
In prehistoric times, people learned by doing — active learning. Through the years, as people settled down and built communities and education became democratized, people discussed scrolls and manuscripts in classes. Thus began the lecture-based model of learning – and the fall of active learning, according to D. Christopher Brooks, Ph.D., Director of Research at […]
For the past decade, watching lectures on mobile devices has been all the rage. Now, universities are taking mobile to the next level, leveraging students’ devices as part of their campus video initiatives. Cell phones and tablets are turning everyone – faculty and students alike – into not just content consumers but content creators. Incorporating […]
How Vanderbilt U School of Nursing Streamlined Its Video Program, Created 22K+ Presentations in One Semester
Challenge: The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tenn. used a home-grown lecture capture system for several years. “It wasn’t the greatest. We’d have to piece content together manually and then put videos up on our server for students to download. It got very unwieldy very quickly,” said John Norfleet, Systems Analyst, AV IT, […]
Interactivity increases student retention, creates powerful faculty-student interactions with quizzes, polls, annotations, customized video libraries and social video
Sonic Foundry’s new and improved video interactivity tools in Mediasite Video Platform are designed to increase student retention and create more powerful engagement between faculty and students. “As video use on campuses grows, students are demanding – and need — a total immersive learning experience and more engaging video content. Mediasite provides the most flexible […]
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry Showcases New Academic Video Solutions to Fit Any Campus or Department, at EDUCAUSE 2017
Mediasite’s automated software recording solution, enhanced desktop capture and a plug-and-play device are scaling lecture capture initiatives across campuses
Sonic Foundry this week announced at EDUCAUSE 2017 new video capture software solutions for automated, scheduled and ad-hoc recordings; personal capture on any device; and a streamlined interface for faculty. The new solutions are designed to provide easy and intuitive high-quality academic video options for any department, campus and budget. Flexible and Scalable Software Capture […]
This month, as companies across the country celebrate customer support, we’re highlighting what sets our support team apart and introducing you to some of the smiling faces on the other end of the lines. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Ted Hoch, Technical Services Manager, who’s been with Sonic Foundry for 12 years. Q: […]
This month, as companies across the country celebrate customer support, we’re highlighting what sets our support team apart and introducing you to some of the smiling faces on the other end of the lines. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Justin Norman, Customer Experience Manager, who’s been with Sonic Foundry for five years. Q: […]