4 things for better education through video
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4 ways to take campus video to the next level

Only a few years ago, if campus video was used for more than the occasional film clip in class, it was cutting-edge. In today’s world of flipped classrooms, MOOCs, and student bodies who prefer YouTube stars to conventional media, it takes a little more effort to stand out. What are some ways that educational institutions can

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Guest Post: A Portable Studio on a Budget

There are many tiers of video production. At the simple end, a single camera can easily record a presentation or lecture, using a tool like CaptureSpace to sync slides as the lecture is recorded or adding slides in during post-production. At the high end, a full studio or lecture hall equipped for lecture capture could

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Predictions for Edtech in 2016

1. Learning from Data Being able to easily access and export data from ‘open’ learning tools will no longer be a nice to have but a requirement for all those in the ed tech ecosystem. The days of closed silos are gone. Institutions, providers and students all have a vested interest in getting access to

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Why we’re co-chairing a new IMS Open Capture Standard

In recent years, the amount of rich media – and especially video content – in educational institutions has been growing rapidly. Classrooms are being equipped with lecture capture solutions; schools are choosing to professionally produce instructional media (or offer media lab facilities to assist teachers in producing their own); teachers are increasingly using live video

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Why IMS Caliper is so Important

Back in the 2000s, the early days of the LMS, people started to study the relationship between student activity in the LMS and in-class performance. Generally, results showed a reasonably positive correlation between the two. The more rich and engaging the type of activity, the better the correlation. For example, the number and length of

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Meet Us at EDUCAUSE National 2015

It’s just around the corner. The biggest higher education IT event in North America, EDUCAUSE National, starts tomorrow. With the leaders in higher education converging to the Indianapolis Convention Center the 27th until 30th, we can’t wait to arrive. This year, we hit some significant milestones in our mission to create the best possible education

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3 Ways Technology is Democratizing Video for Course Learning

Video is quickly becoming one of the most influential ways for people to communicate to the world. And the same goes for its potential in higher education. In the last generation, mass media has truly become “mass”. It used to be that information—whether in schools, in the media, or in the professional sphere—was disseminated top-down.

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Create a Custom Video Experience: How ODU Uses Kaltura’s APIs to Customize Workflows and Integrations

At Kaltura Connect, leaders from education, enterprise, and media shared some key insights on how to use video more effectively. In this video, Miguel Ramlatchan and Kevin J. Sariri of Old Dominion University take us a tour of the back end of their customized workflow, which integrates ODU’s Kaltura KMC with existing databases, learning management

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Perspective on Recent Shake Ups in the Edtech World

As many of us in the ed tech community closely follow the product launches, progress, funding, investment and trends of the sector  – some major news this week from Mediacore and our partners at Civitas Learning this week.  First, Mediacore. http://www.mediacore.com/acquired http://www.timescolonist.com/business/silicon-valley-giant-buys-local-software-firm-mediacore-1.2072635 This one made me scratch my head a bit.  While the news won’t make