Posts By: Tammy Jackson
Today is the first round of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, also known as March Madness.
If you’re a sports fan in the U.S., it’s the tournament to end all tournaments. It’s time to hunker down in front of multiple screens, place your bets and hope (pray?) you filled out your brackets correctly.
I don’t follow basketball closely enough to predict the winners. But I do follow schools that partner with Mediasite for lecture capture and video management. This year those teams make up more than half of the first round of 64. So while I can’t offer much in terms of great contenders on the court, I can make a few predictions about the success of these players in the classroom.
Live Webinar Tuesday, February 23, 10:00 AM CST Register Zac Woolfitt knows that converting a traditional, face-to-face lecture onto the video screen can be more complicated than it appears. He’s experimented with, and explored the complexities of, adding video to didactic learning environments. Not only has he done the research and completed his Master’s degree […]
The use of academic video in the mathematics classroom is essential to student growth and success. As a mathematics educator, I use video to strengthen pre-requisite skills, enhance curriculum content, ease anticipated student struggles, and push students further in their mathematics knowledge. Reinforce Learning Students often forget concepts that they have previously been taught. This […]
Live Webinar Tuesday February 23, 12:00PM CST From executive communications and trainings to product launches and webinars, video is fast becoming an invaluable asset in the enterprise. And its growth is fueled by easy access to mobile devices and cloud storage. As your enterprise video strategy grows, how will you publish, search, secure, and manage […]
In 1990 the Campus Computing Project launched its first survey to identify and track campus IT trends and priorities. Now, a quarter of a century later, the widely-cited Campus Computing Survey is the largest continuing study of e-learning and information technology in U.S. higher education. The recently-completed 26th survey is based on data provided by […]
Tom Aquilone is a video master. For more than three decades he’s been the guy behind tens of thousands of successful webcasts; for audiences large and small, live and on demand, inside and outside the firewall. He’s been trusted to stream high-profile events requiring months of careful planning, but has also expertly executed them with […]
Online learning leads to better student outcomes, active learning is gaining in importance, and textbook prices are too high. These are just a few of the trending topics in the Sonic Foundry-sponsored, Inside Higher Ed annual survey of faculty members and campus leaders. The 2015 Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology, conducted by […]
Education markets are in the early stages of a significant disruption in how they purchase video conferencing technologies like Polycom, Lifesize, Cisco, Zoom, Adobe, Citrix and more. This is according to a recent report by Alan D. Greenberg of Wainhouse Research. After describing some of the changes in education markets, Greenberg goes on to describe […]
Stanford University School of Medicine adopted Mediasite in 2013 for lecture capture and video management. The school had already been recording lectures, but sought to automate the process to more efficiently meet demand. They tested several solutions, and ultimately chose Mediasite because they found it to be, in their words, “the perfect fit.” Watch the […]
More digital educational materials are being created on the 21st century campus than any other time in history. The rising tide of online lectures, textbooks, assignments and discussions has arguably changed education for the better by giving most students more access and control over their learning. But this change has also challenged many universities to […]