Digital Media


USC Digital Repository To Preserve Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Collection

The University of Southern California Digital Repository will manage and preserve 320 terabytes of audiovisual material created by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over the last 50 years.

Marist Launches The FOLD Online Learning Community with Style at New York's Fashion Week

Marist College has launched a student-driven online collaborative learning environment called The FOLD (Fashion Online Learning Domain).

What Will Drive Technology Adoption in Colleges and Universities This Decade

The latest Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative has identified the top six trends that will drive changes in higher education for the remainder of this decade.

Collaaj Launches Video Platform for Education

Collaaj, a provider of enterprise video solutions, has launched an education-specific version of its video platform designed to help instructors using a flipped classroom model.

George Siemens: A New Lab for Research on Technology and Digital Networks

This spring, George Siemens will make the move stateside to the University of Texas-Arlington, where he will base his research on how technology and digital networks influence the knowledge development process within society, and related implications for the future of higher education institutions.

Lane CC's Award-Winning Faculty Development Program for OER Adoption

The high cost of traditional textbooks has been recognized as a likely roadblock to student success and is one of the reasons institutions are looking at the adoption of open education resources. But converting a course for OER can be a challenge for instructors. Lane Community College's OER Faculty Fellowship program offers both incentives and support for faculty adoption of OER. The college's ongoing OER adoption work of five years earned it a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award this fall.

Student Reporters Use Mobile App for Video Newsgathering

Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.

OverDrive Launches Streaming Video Service for Schools

Schools and libraries will soon have a new way to access and stream video, at no charge, directly to computers and mobile devices.

ShareStream 5.7 Expands CMS Support, Adds Course Media Copy Wizard

ShareStream has updated its online video platform and media management system. ShareStream 5.7 includes a new Course Media Copy Wizard and new tools for embedding ShareStream playlists into content management systems.

50+ Percent Off! The Walmart of Education

No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.