Tag: distance learning
Photo: A Tilburg University student watches a lecture via Mediasite. Credit: Tilburg University E-Learning is now estimated to represent about 10 percent of the overall training and educational market, according to Sloan Consortium, and schools soon expect the number of online students to grow to over 3.6 million. Here at Sonic Foundry we’ve seen campus […]
By Megan Morrow, Sonic Foundry Marketing Campaign Specialist
This week is National Distance Learning Week, a time to celebrate and learn more about education outside of the classroom. I don’t usually write here, but this week got me thinking about how distance and online learning has benefitted me personally. Because I received the opportunity to learn in a less traditional environment I was able to continue studying during critical times in my academic career.
An expert in online and distance education is putting MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) into context during a presentation at Penn State, and you’re invited to watch.
Sir John Daniel will present “Where are MOOCs Taking Higher Education” from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT June 13, and his presentation will be streamed live online via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry.
"As a faculty member, I think that we can make recorded video really fit with today’s pedagogy. We are moving away from the sage on the stage to becoming the guide on the side. We’re encouraged to use multiple learning styles, interactive assignments, collaboration tools. We can marry those things with recorded video for some areas. We’re very reliant on this wonderful product, Mediasite." ~ Marsha Orr, California State University, Fullerton