Ed tech developer Tegrity has debuted a new system to allow colleges and universities to continue instruction online in the event of a campus closure.
Four universities--the University of Texas-Pan American, Columbus State University, and two University of Missouri campuses, Columbia and Kansas City--have gone public with their adoption of lecture capture software from Tegrity.
TechSmith has released Camtasia for Mac OS X, a screen capture and audio and video editing tool (not to be confused with the Camtasia Relay lecture capture system, which already works on Mac).
The Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University is deploying lecture capture technologies to serve students in its medical, nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry programs.
Panopto this week announced that it has developed a module to integrate CourseCast with the open source learning management system Moodle. Moodle. CourseCast is a lecture capture platform that is available free for academic institutions.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is creating podcasts from its School of Law with the use of lecture capture application Echo360. The software has been deployed in 10 classrooms so far.
De Anza College, a two-year school in Cupertino, CA, has found success with a TrackView system from Vaddio for recording lectures with video, audio, and graphics.
Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School in Boston has rolled out a lecture capture system to support both on-campus students and the expanding base of students coming through its online program. The twist? The lecture capture software was free.
Panopto this week announced that it's beefing up support for the Blackboard electronic learning platform. The company is currently developing a new Blackboard Building Block for its CourseCast lecture capture system, which will be released this summer.
The Desire2Learn Learning Environment is gaining new collaborative capabilities thanks to the integration of the eLearning platform with Elluminate Live!, a suite of Web-based tools designed to facilitate online learning.