Tag: lecture capture
University completes mass migration of 10,000 videos to Mediasite
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.
Sonic Foundry announced today that a long-time customer, Florida International University, has completed a major expansion of Mediasite in the colleges of Business, Law, Engineering and Computing and FIU Online. The university has used Mediasite for video management since 2011. With the expansion, completed in June, the university has standardized on Mediasite for video capture, […]
Living in tornado alley, one must always be prepared for Mother Nature to rear her ugly head. With a threat of severe weather, there are the typical precautions people take, like boarding up windows, creating an emergency plan and stocking up on food. Something else that’s essential that might not be as obvious is the […]
The next little thing in video capture is here. Meet the Mediasite RL Mini, the newest member of the Sonic Foundry recorder family. We caught up with the Mediasite Mini during its busy launch tour to talk about how it can help schools get up and running with lecture capture quickly and affordably. It’s so […]
Sonic Foundry Customer University of Leeds Wins Highest Honor in Prestigious UK Teaching and Learning Award
Congratulations to The University of Leeds, one of our most strategic customers, on earning the highest honors in the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework. TEF awarded University of Leeds a gold rating, citing, among other things, that “students from all backgrounds achieve consistently outstanding outcomes” and that independent learning is supported by “outstanding physical and digital […]
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 […]
Photo courtesy of USA Today By now, you may have heard about the University of Tennessee Knoxville student’s heartwarming story about life as a single mom. Therapeutic recreation student Morgan King posted a response on Twitter she received from her professor, Sally Hunter, recently after explaining she had to miss a class because she couldn’t […]
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 […]