Tag: live webcast
A group in the Netherlands called XS2Justice Foundation has been working for years to develop a special business model for third world countries to improve access to justice. Part of that business model includes a tool to finance legal services for the poor -- about 4 billion people worldwide cannot rely on the law for protection, and more than 80 percent of property and people remain unregistered, according to the foundation.
“Non-profits, legal aid systems and pro-bono lawyering help the underprivileged find access to justice. But there will never be enough manpower to help 4 billion people,” said Rob C.T. Van Rooij, founder and chairman of XS2Justice Foundation. “An out-of-the-box, sustainable and scalable solution is needed.”
This week our Mediasite Events team is in Chicago, Ill. to webcast the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) largest annual conference, Convening Leaders. We’re recording more than 65 sessions, allowing professionals unable to make it to the conference to attend online live or on-demand regardless of location. PCMA represents more than 6,000 planner professionals, suppliers, […]
What’s the No. 1 myth about hybrid meetings? Cannibalization of your face-to-face event. Back in 2012, the MPI’s hybrid meeting research found it was a top concern for 50 percent of event planners. Two years later, it’s still a common fear, but in fact, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Teradata’s recent 2014 […]
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 […]
(Part of an ongoing series featuring Enterprise Video Award finalists)
Obamacare has turned into one of the most polarizing government initiatives in recent history. While website woes were making headlines, hundreds of thousands of individuals were simply trying to get information and coverage.
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The world will be watching as 2,000 swimmers compete in one of the largest outdoor swim meets in the U.S. this week thanks to Mediasite by Sonic Foundry. For the fifth consecutive year, each race at the All City Swim & Dive Meet will be streamed live courtesy of Mediasite Events at Walter R. Bauman Aquatic Center in Middleton, Wis.
I’ve already heard about a pay-per-access webcast program at Ontario Hospital Association in Toronto, how The University of Auckland, New Zealand keeps its online viewers engaged with social media and how Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, NM is digitizing and managing thousands of hours of footage to meet national archiving standards. And it’s only 11 a.m.
The University of Amsterdam launches The Netherland’s First MOOC, Kick-Off Event to be Live Streamed via Mediasite
Tomorrow is a big day for the University of Amsterdam. It’s embracing the MOOC trend by launching its first official massive open online course.
UvA will be the first university in the world to offer the MOOC “Introduction to Communication Science.” More than 2,000 people have enrolled so far, and this is the first MOOC to be offered in the Netherlands. The free English-language course lasts eight weeks and will deliver video lectures on every aspect of communication, from history and theory to the influence of the media on society.