June 11, 2013

Panopto and Instructure Expand Integration between Lecture Capture and Learning Management Systems


Video platform provider Panopto today announced a unique, expanded integration with Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, enabling educators and students one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and enabling IT administrators one-click integration of all courses and lectures.

March 14, 2013

Echo360 Active Learning Platform Delivers Student Analytics with Insight on Student Activity, Participation and Engagement


Echo360, the global leader in campus-wide active and distance learning solutions, is announcing a product release that provides analytics for student activity before, during and after class. Data-rich summaries provide instructors intelligent insight on each student’s participation, flags topics of difficulty and measures student engagement in and out of class. Ultimately, this data will guide instructor-led course adjustments and improve academic outcomes as teaching pedagogies changes to respond to student cues in real time.

November 6, 2012

Sonic Foundry Partners with EDUCAUSE to Webcast Premier Conference for Higher Education IT Professionals


Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced the company’s Mediasite platform will be used to webcast the EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference this week at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo.

F_1357441_web January 30, 2012

Multimedia Lectures: Tools for Improving Accessibility and Learning


College course work is meant to be challenging. The content and the vocabulary used are often unfamiliar to many students. For at-risk learners, the challenges are even greater. In some cases, these students have physical or learning disabilities that create accessibility issues, other times the challenges may be the result of the fact that they’re an international student, have anxiety issues, or a strong learning style preference that runs counter to the instructor’s style.

October 25, 2010

Lecture Capture: A New Way to Think about Hybrid Courses


“Hybrid education” has become a hot catchphrase recently as faculty blend face-to-face learning with online technology. But the growth of hybrid education has been steered by the unstated assumption that hybrid technology should be used to facilitate discussion outside of the classroom, while classroom time should be spent lecturing.