Category: Cool uses
If you spent any time watching the news this weekend, you probably noticed the Obama’s have been all about pomp and circumstance, with Michelle Obama choosing to give her first commencement address at what had previously been a little known campus: the University of California Merced.
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.