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Lecture Capture

Visual Technology Fosters Increased Comprehension and Retention for Newly-Empowered Students

June 3, 2014

“An epiphany had struck and the realization was priceless.” “I love this” she told me. “I can pause and rewind whenever I want. It’s all right here for me. And if I still don’t get it, you’re right here to explain it.” – One of my young, ambitious students empowered by education technology in our […]

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Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique

June 16, 2013

Thanks to McGraw-Hill for coordinating this great streamed panel discussion about ‘the flip’ On this past Thursday, I had the pleasure and privilege of moderating an online panel discussion with three college professors who have flipped their classrooms. This discussion was arranged by McGraw-Hill and featured Dr. Danae Quirk-Dorr of Minnesota State University, Jeff Anderson […]

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Learning About the Use of Media Servers in Education

January 20, 2013

What is a Media Server and how are schools using them? From time to time I come across the mention of “media servers” and find myself wanting to better understand this technology and how it being used in meeting the needs of educational institutions. This weekend I decided to do some investigating. Here I share […]

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In Praise of Vendor Excellence

May 23, 2012

It’s too rare that an experience with a vendor blows us away. Have you had an experience worth sharing? Recently, a Department Chair expressed interest in taking a lecture solution for a spin, and I was eager to facilitate this request. Unfortunately, I came up against one little hurdle after another as I tried to […]

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Is Reverse Instruction Education Technology’s Perfect Storm?

April 8, 2012

Flipping the classroom is a technology-enabled technique that can make a significant difference in student learning and academic success, and is well suited for gradual widespread adoption. Having been immersed in the world of education and instructional technologies for a good number of years now, I often think about which technologies can truly make a […]

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Lecture Capture Creates Powerful Possibilities for Mobile Learning

April 4, 2012

Our ability to access and benefit from learning content is evolving before our eyes as lecture capture technology blows the doors wide open on the possibilities for mobile learning. Guest post from Jessica Athey. Whether you deliver learning or training in a blended learning environment or fully online, lecture capture technologies provide valuable tools to […]

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5 Internet Technologies That School Administrators Need To Know About

November 14, 2010

These technologies can enable educators to improve communications, enhance student learning, controls costs, manage Internet access in the classroom, and more. There are many systems and tools available in today’s marketplace that can help administrators and faculty to succeed with some of the many things they need to do in their roles. Some of the technologies I’ve listed […]

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Lecture Capture follow-up: Taking Tegrity for a test run

April 11, 2010

We took our free trial Tegrity account out for a ‘test drive’ the other day. We like it. This is a follow up post to the series I ran here in February and March, in which I learned about some of today’s Lecture Capture systems, and selected a product to test. My goal was to find a proven tool that […]

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Lecture Capture – selecting a trial approach

March 14, 2010

Picking a Lecture Capture product to test, with a focus on affordable entry and scalable tech and licensing. Last week, in the 3rd post in this series, I combed through a half dozen LC vendors’ websites looking for insight into the hardware required to try out these tools, and the scalability of their technology and licensing […]

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Lecture Capture Part 3: Looking for scalable entry-level options

March 7, 2010

A further look at the tech behind some of the big Lecture Capture apps, and their entry-level options and scalability. For the last few weeks, I’ve been learning a bit about lecture capture systems. This week I take a closer look at a few specific products. I am particularly interested in those vendors whose products and licensing lend […]

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