Here's a behind the scenes sneak peak at the grounds, security, Mediasite set up and production of the live and online event, compliments of Sonic Foundry's VP Services, Justin Jaeck.
I was reminded recently of a huge challenge continuing to brew in the background as we busy ourselves with the economic crisis - the retiring workforce.
Check out the lead in to this article, The Dark Side of the Retirement Bubble by Stephen Xavier over at Chief Learning Officer. (Unless noted, the other quotes are from the same article.)
We can't simply become stagnant. This was the key motivator for our virtual symposium options. When removing the costs of hotel, food and travel, the virtual conference becomes a much more viable scenario. - RT Brown, Sloan-C
Leon Huijbers, Manager of the Campus Congress Centre and Multimedia Department at Technical University of Delft, will present "From Promise to Practice: Proven Strategies to Accelerate Your Campus-Wide Online Learning Initiative," on Tuesday, March 24 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Central. As always, this webinar is free. Simply register before the event at www.sonicfoundry.com/register.
According to The Senses of Rhetoric blog, Dr. Stanley Katz will lecture at Penn State tomorrow on the Google book scanning project.
His presentation, "Why There's No Free Lunch in Cyberpublishing: Take Two," will be webcasted live via Mediasite as part of the Shifting Ground Series sponsored by Penn State University's Libraries Colloquia Committee.
Visit Penn State's Mediasite catalog to watch.
Sometimes when universities are just starting down the lecture capture path, faculty members voice concerns that the technology will eventually replace them. We've never seen this happen. Mediasite is just the medium. You need the prof for the message.
We get asked a lot if lecture capture affects in-class attendance. The EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research released The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology.