Category: Best practices
And if you don’t, the person you work for does.
Let me explain.
Sonic Foundry is filled with creative people (as is any good technology company) – musicians, artists, writers, DJs and lots of drummers (at one point I began to wonder if you had to be a a drummer to work here!).
When a creative person sends out their work – for example, let’s say I send a song to my friends and family – the first thing I want to know is, “did they listen to it?” and closely followed by “did they like it?”
It’s human nature.
I first read the Beloit College Mindset List back in 2003 when I was working on an ad campaign targeted to college students. Every year since, it's become my annual age reality check. [The one that really got me? A classic from the very first Mindset List for the Class of 2002. Number 7. "They have never feared a nuclear war. 'The Day After' is a pill to them—not a movie." Sheesh.]
During our webcast last week, How to Record a High Quality Multimedia Presentation, we covered a number of important concepts necessary to deliver a high quality multimedia experience: clothing, audio, lighting, framing the shot, equipment, etc. Unfortunately, we really didn’t have time to go into all of the Mediasite specifics and how they might impact your webcasts.
For anyone who's ever wished we'd turn the camera around during a webinar and show the gear, this is one you won't want to miss. And it's free. Just register before the event at www.sonicfoundry.com/webinar.
Sonic Foundry's own Shane Tracy (Director of Event Services and Training) and John Pollard (Mediasite Product Manager and fellow blogger) will present "Recipe for Success: How to Record a High Quality Multimedia Presentation."
Here's the first of two webinars coming up on June 25.
Octavio Heredia from Arizona State University will present "Growth Amidst the Drought: Using Webcasting to Increase Enrollment in Challenging Economic Times." As always, this webinar is free and delivered via Mediasite. Simply register before the event at www.sonicfoundry.com/register.
Most universities are presently facing state budget cuts, enrollment caps, new application limits and other restrictions due to the economic landscape.
Here at EduComm 09, we're having all sorts of cool conversations with current customers and those that might become customers. It's a great atmosphere.
It's interesting how the questions are much more refined. People are very specific about what they are seeking and what they need out of a lecture capture solution.