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Today is the first round of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, also known as March Madness.
If you’re a sports fan in the U.S., it’s the tournament to end all tournaments. It’s time to hunker down in front of multiple screens, place your bets and hope (pray?) you filled out your brackets correctly.
I don’t follow basketball closely enough to predict the winners. But I do follow schools that partner with Mediasite for lecture capture and video management. This year those teams make up more than half of the first round of 64. So while I can’t offer much in terms of great contenders on the court, I can make a few predictions about the success of these players in the classroom.
Recently I’ve read reports from Sonic Foundry about schools using glass whiteboards to make their lectures more personable. (See: San Diego State University’s New Learning Glass Studio Uses Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to Make Class Time More Engaging and New ‘Glass Chalkboard’ at University of Florida Creates More Engaging STEM Courses.) Here at Central New […]
The difficult part of teaching courses like physics, statistics and math is that there is a lot time spent at the chalkboard or whiteboard solving complex equations or discussing difficult concepts. In many classes, students are staring at the back of their professor’s head much of the time. Megan Mocko, a master lecturer in the […]
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, […]
According to the STEM Education Coalition: 16 percent of American high school seniors are proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career 30 percent of high school seniors who took the ACT test cleared for college-level sciences The government has seen a growing number of jobs in STEM careers […]
San Diego State University’s New Learning Glass Studio Uses Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to Make Class Time More Engaging
San Diego State University is making class time more personable in a unique new learning studio with help from Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions. The Learning Glass Studio, created by physics professor Matt Anderson, allows faculty to teach complex science problems on a […]
It doesn’t matter if you are planning your first, fiftieth or five-hundredth event. Sooner or later you’ll be asking yourself the big question: should I go hybrid? The answer, according to Dreamforce, Citrix, VMWare, AutoDesk, PCMA and at least 700 more corporations and associations, is a resounding “Yes.” As conferences evolve, many planners are turning to video […]
According to a USA Today article, “How to get your resume (and you!) noticed in the Digital Age,” on average there are 188 applicants for any given job, and only about 20 percent receive an interview, “leaving 150 people left wondering what went wrong.” Those aren’t great statistics. What went wrong might not even be […]
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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.
Florida State Conference Center creates new partnerships and revenue streams without adding staff or raising additional funds.