Category: Best practices
When scientists embark on a mission to provide free educational materials on a global scale, video becomes the most critical piece, especially with the Global Educational Outreach for Science Engineering and Technology (GEOSET) initiative. Established in 2006 by the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Sir Harold Kroto, GEOSET produces educational content for student class projects, […]
It was 15 years ago that I learned to look at video differently. Coming from the must-see TV generation, video was entertaining, sometimes informational, and ever-present. But it wasn’t until, as part of the streaming video group at Oracle, I met with ISLIP Media at Carnegie Mellon University that I realized video could also be […]
16,500 Videos, 185,000 Views, 4 Months: University Of Leeds, Sonic Foundry Share How It’s Done At BETT 2015
It’s been a whirlwind four months at University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Since the university began its video capture and management program in September 2014, faculty and staff have created 16,500 videos — 14,000+ hours — that received 185,000 views. With impressive numbers like that it’s only fitting that the university be represented […]
It was a conversation topic that ruled the hallowed halls of EDUCAUSE this year, both in sessions and in conversations: successes and challenges when it comes to accessibility. In fact it’s such an important topic we decided to address it in our next webinar, How an Accessibility Strategy Can Unlock the Power of Academic Video. […]
What’s the No. 1 myth about hybrid meetings? Cannibalization of your face-to-face event. Back in 2012, the MPI’s hybrid meeting research found it was a top concern for 50 percent of event planners. Two years later, it’s still a common fear, but in fact, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Teradata’s recent 2014 […]
Photo: Clemson University Professor Ralph Welsh flips a class. Credit: Ralph Welsh
The number of students taking at least one online course surpassed 7.1 million last year and represents a third of the 21.3 million higher education students, according to Babson Research Group.
Photos: Sonic Foundry
Our Mediasite Events team predicts live TV broadcasts from show floors is going to become the new norm in the events industry. Attendees of IMEX America (Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events) — the largest events industry expo in the U.S., in Las Vegas, Nev. recently — got a sneak peek.