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A Conversation on Using Video in Education

Video is fast becoming indispensable in the education world. Having proven itself useful in self-based learning at universities everywhere video has become a staple used in online courses, tutorial podcasts, and even as a method of student assessment. Working with video presents students and staff with creative learning and teaching opportunities. However, as video continues

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The Key to March Madness Success Is…Kaltura?

In the States, March is infamous for arguably the greatest productivity drain of the year—the NCAA Basketball Tournament. 68 teams claim their spot, either by winning their conference tournament or being selected to participate. This drama-filled tournament is then held at locations throughout the country. This weekend, we’re down to the Final Four, after a

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Thoughts on the MOOC Captioning Lawsuit

In the beginning of February, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed a lawsuit against Harvard and MIT for failing to caption their MOOC-based video content. Since then, as a Kaltura Solutions Engineer for Education, I have had many conversations with educators about accessibility, captioning, and what the lawsuit will mean to all educational

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Client Advisory Board Report #1: The Rise of the Video Repository

Over the last months, there has been a significant uptick in universities interested beginning, launching, or officially tendering Digital Asset Management systems. The Kaltura team has received 10+ (do we call that a trend?) formal Requests for Information on the subject from institutions of all kinds—large and small, public and private. Digital Asset Management (DAM)

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Kaltura Wins University Business Top Products Readers’ Choice Award

Kaltura has been recognized by University Business magazine’s readers, earning a place among the 2014 Reader’s Choice Top Product winners.  From hundreds of nominations, Kaltura is proud to be recognized as making a positive difference in educational access and attainment on campuses across the globe. Kaltura’s award winning Cross-Campus Media Platform provides a wide range

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5 Tips to Increase Student Engagement With Video

Article by Katie Drossos, reposted from the Blackboard blog All faculty, whether they admit it or not, are faced with the challenge of keeping students locked into and focused on the lesson at hand.  There’s nothing unique about this challenge – a study by Ralph Burns found that the impact of a lecture is greatest in its

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Video Stream Live Events and Radio Shows with Kaltura and Orad (Demo)

It’s been an exciting weekend here at IBC 2013 in Amsterdam. The Kaltura booth (Hall 3, B20) has been very busy as additional television broadcasters turn to online video technology to expand their distribution and revenue. At the same time, we are seeing strong interest from new content providers as radio stations, event producers and

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3 Ways MOOCs Benefit Teachers

MOOCs, massive online open courses, such as Coursera and MIT and Harvard’s EDx have been the talk of the educational town for the past few months. While the concept is not an entirely novel phenomenon, recent technological innovations in streaming video in addition to the backing of several top universities have made them wildly popular;