1. Your students can see themselves, and their friends, walk the stage. Without having to tote their own video camera or rely on a long shot from Mom or Dad.
2. Students may actually pay attention to your speaker when they watch the on-demand webcast. With all the hoopla, regalia and a healthy dose of nerves, they are bound to miss a nugget of wisdom.
I wouldn't say I'm a huge ornithologist (side note: I do like Charlie Parker), but I do enjoy watching a finch or cardinal every now and then as I slowly sip a morning cup of joe. I caught this fat daddy gettin' after my bird seed (see the embedded picture) and - yes - believe it or not - it made me think of Mediasite.
Our 4th annual UNLEASH conference has passed and I've been reflecting over the last week about the people I met at the event. It reminded me of something I learned while coaching my kids' basketball teams.
When I coached my first team (of 1st and 2nd graders), I occasionally exchanged pleasantries with the parents. Then, in the following year, I saw a number of the same kids/parents again and it suddenly struck me - I'm going to be involved with these people for a number of years - not just in sports, but in all things school related.
Earth Day is a big deal in Wisconsin where we're headquartered. Back in 1970, our then-Senator Gaylord Nelson called for an environmental teach-in to be held on April 22, 1970. Over 20 million people participated, and now, 40 years later to be exact, it's estimated over 500 million people around the globe observe Earth Day each April 22.
Timothy Lombardo of Ashland University will present "Enhancing Student Presentations Using Mediasite in the Classroom" on Tuesday, April 13 at 11:10 CDT (convert to your time zone). Why the weird start time? This presentation is serving double duty - your best practice webinar and one of our session tracks at UNLEASH 2010, the Mediasite User Conference.
It’s a valid question. Why should I care about some awards program Sonic Foundry created to honor its customers? Too inside baseball, right?
Wrong. Here are 5 reasons why I think the finalists of our 2010 Rich Media Impact Awards are definitely worth your attention, even if you aren't, haven't and never will be taking part: