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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.
We live in an era where video, live-streamed and recorded, is rapidly becoming our primary source for learning something new. Today, leading corporations and education institutions like yours have amazing opportunities to harness the power of video to advance their message, improve collaboration, expand business opportunities and educate the masses.
But technology advocates at your institutions face tons of challenges as they try to improve productivity and capture institutional knowledge in this video-enabled era.
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.
Cleaning up after a hurricane is risky business. Hazards are everywhere including downed electrical wires, falling trees and branches, being caught in unprotected excavations or confined spaces and encountering contaminated water to name a few. The Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) at the UMDNJ-School of Public Health is using Mediasite to raise awareness about safety issues and talk about protective measures individuals can take with the clean-up of Hurricane Sandy.