Tag: academic video
Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany is celebrating, because its campus-wide video deployment reached an impressive milestone – the 1 million views mark.
Since 2011, the university has trusted Mediasite to capture what’s happening in its classrooms and on campus. To date there are more than 15,000 Mediasite videos on its server – 10,000 hours of content – that have received 1 million views.
From a central location on campus, the university captures what goes on in about 400 classrooms. Its AV team can cover 100 rooms simultaneously with Mediasite. Currently, the usage is very widespread across all areas of study.
For the past decade, watching lectures on mobile devices has been all the rage. Now, universities are taking mobile to the next level, leveraging students’ devices as part of their campus video initiatives. Cell phones and tablets are turning everyone – faculty and students alike – into not just content consumers but content creators. Incorporating […]
Think about what it must have been like to be in the boardroom of Blockbuster Video when Netflix came out. Or in Tower Records’ boardroom when iTunes launched. What kinds of discussions were Apple executives having when Spotify and other music streaming services arrived on the scene and people weren’t downloading music anymore? During his […]
Clinical Assistant Professor Sally Hunter at The University of Tennessee Knoxville is in the midst of her 15 minutes of fame. You might have read about her in USA Today or Cosmopolitan or seen the viral post on Twitter from her student, Morgan King, that started it all. Morgan recently emailed Hunter to say she […]
This is part of a series highlighting some of the sessions from Campus Technology 2017 this week in Chicago, Ill. Video isn’t new. It’s everywhere. You can learn to change your oil, reupholster your sofa or sew a sweater on YouTube. So why wouldn’t students learn with video? That’s what Sarah Kunze, instructional designer at […]
New research reveals video as the key to student access; increases retention and graduation rates.
A quiet revolution is gaining speed in colleges and universities worldwide. No, people aren’t beating down the schools’ doors, but there is an important paradigm shift under way because educators and university leaders are embracing technology; more specifically, video. A recent study from Wainhouse Research revealed the ability to capture lectures as video for student access is […]
Photo courtesy of The University of Leeds Congratulations to The University of Leeds, one of our most strategic customers, on being named ‘University of the Year 2017’ by The Times and Sunday Times’ Good University Guide. The British university guide ranks universities based on 11 performance criteria, evaluating everything from entry standards to the student […]
Math-teacher Brooke McCurdy had very little experience in front of the camera when she started enhancing her teaching with academic video, but that didn’t stop her. She discovered a feedback loop with her students was the best way to get their buy-in, and for her to improve her skills. Watch this two-minute video where Brooke […]
Over 14 years of teaching math, Brooke McCurdy has morphed her style from structured lectures to technology-enhanced, multiple-methodology teaching. Brooke shared her tips for success with academic video in a recent webinar. Watch it if you’re looking to use academic video to reinforce learning, breakdown complex concepts and successfully implement classroom projects. Or watch this two-minute […]