Educating the World about Finances: RMIA Excellence in Education Finalist University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Financial Security
From Cassette Recordings to Rich Media Webcasts: RMIA Excellence in Education Finalist Queensland University of Technology
Creating the Only Online Streaming Course Approved by Association of Real Estate License Law Officials: RMIA Enterprise Finalist Cooke Real Estate School
Bridging Time and Distance for Missouri School Administrators: RMIA Association Finalist Missouri Association of School Administrators
The good news is that the Rich Media Impact Awards program is going strong at Sonic Foundry after eight consecutive years.
Even better news is that in that time more than 140 organizations from around the world have been honored for excellence in the practical and creative integration of Mediasite in business, education, health and government.
Now for the best news: The submissions just keep getting better, and this year is no exception.
The holiday season is a time to relax and reminisce with family and friends, but with that comes endless snacking, gigantic meals and leftovers. If you are guilty of spending your entire holiday in front of the dips, fudge, cookies, and mashed potatoes – which, be serious, you are – then it’s time to work off those calories and get back into shape in 2012.
What would motivate a small non-profit to buy an enterprise grade webcasting platform? Could they ever expect to see a return on that kind of investment? And why bother with professional-grade, purpose-built hardware, when software is cheaper and easier, right?
Here's an interesting fact about NASA: while the Space Shuttle has been its highest profile mission, it is only one of 93 active missions NASA is working on. At least 1,000 workers plus 2,000 contractors across the entire country provide important services every day to get to the point of liftoff. The NASA Safety Center (NSC) is responsible for training these individuals, as well as providing safety assurance for NASA's most critical missions and some of the nation's most significant investments.
Creating a successful hybrid event doesn't happen overnight and it doesn't happen in a vacuum. Victoria Fanning, a face-to-face meeting planner for over a decade, and now the Director of Hybrid and Online Meetings at EDUCAUSE, should know. She plans five major blended conferences, two multi-day online events, and numerous online seminars and webinars every year, with just about every possible combination of synchronous and asynchronous options offered.
I'm guessing that headline got your attention. You either love it or hate it, and just for the record: we welcome both perspectives.
If you stop for a moment and think about the last presentation you watched (or presented), did the speaker read the slides to you? Did you hear the phrase, "Now this next one might be a little hard to read"? Were there flashy animations? Or over-enthusiastic use of clip art?
You aren't alone.