We live in an era where video, live-streamed and recorded, is rapidly becoming our primary source for learning something new. Today, leading corporations and education institutions like yours have amazing opportunities to harness the power of video to advance their message, improve collaboration, expand business opportunities and educate the masses.
But technology advocates at your institutions face tons of challenges as they try to improve productivity and capture institutional knowledge in this video-enabled era.
On our campus we have a lot of different schools using Mediasite. And yet you realize, when you see this broad array of people using Mediasite at universities and businesses around the world, how many different applications there are for it, and just problems and solutions that I wouldn't have thought of. It's good to be able to learn from other people's experiences.
~Adam Williams, Instructional Operations Coordinator, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Unleash is not just a conference. It’s a great experience because there are networking opportunities. I get to meet people from different professional lines. Academia’s here as well as corporate folks and colleagues from other governments. And we get to compare notes. I always learn something new about how Mediasite can be used in another situation, or another way to use Mediasite. Plus, I get to talk to the people who actually created the device. And I learn things from them, as well. Plus, Madison is beautiful.
Live Webinar Today: The Event Partner’s Friendly Guide to Expanding the Revenue and Reach of Hybrid Meetings
Do you fear planning a hybrid event because you’re not sure how it fits into your event strategy, you don’t know if your venue has the infrastructure to support it, or your AV budget may not support it? Does the long list of considerations – technologies, session formats, building a hybrid strategy – have you suffering from decision fatigue? Do you wonder whether your attendees will even understand or want to participate in an event that incorporates technology? Don’t worry. It’s easier than you think to create a hybrid meeting with the right plan in place.
The University of Amsterdam launches The Netherland’s First MOOC, Kick-Off Event to be Live Streamed via Mediasite
Tomorrow is a big day for the University of Amsterdam. It’s embracing the MOOC trend by launching its first official massive open online course.
UvA will be the first university in the world to offer the MOOC “Introduction to Communication Science.” More than 2,000 people have enrolled so far, and this is the first MOOC to be offered in the Netherlands. The free English-language course lasts eight weeks and will deliver video lectures on every aspect of communication, from history and theory to the influence of the media on society.
Cleaning up after a hurricane is risky business. Hazards are everywhere including downed electrical wires, falling trees and branches, being caught in unprotected excavations or confined spaces and encountering contaminated water to name a few. The Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) at the UMDNJ-School of Public Health is using Mediasite to raise awareness about safety issues and talk about protective measures individuals can take with the clean-up of Hurricane Sandy.
How do voters in Wisconsin feel about presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and U.S. Senate candidates Tammy Baldwin and Tommy Thompson? And how close could Tuesday’s election be?