Echo360 is now accepting applications for its 2011-2012 blended learning grants program.
E-textbook developer Kno has released Textbooks 1.6.1 for iPad, bringing new multimedia resources to the textbook reader, including videos from Khan Academy, and adding new support for interactive 3D objects.
As lecture capture and distance learning take hold in higher ed, colleges pursue different approaches to the issue of closed captioning and transcription.
Cloud technologies are being increasingly tapped by some universities for use in lecture capture. According to lecture capture provider Tegrity, adoptions of its Tegrity Campus cloud-based system have increased 157 percent over the last year.
Crestron has unveiled a high-definition device that can record and replay lectures anywhere through mobile device. It comes in two models.
Tegrity has released an updated version of its lecture capture system, Tegrity Campus 2.0.
Villanova Law School's practice courtroom puts the faculty member playing judge in control of the courtroom, just like it is in real life. Advanced technology--plus a well designed system for managing that technology--helps put students in control of their presentations and hone their courtroom skills.
Desire2Learn has released a major update to its capture and streaming media system, Capture 7.0.
Stand-and-deliver pedagogy has a bad rap these days, but lecture capture technology can preserve what’s best about lectures and make room for other kinds of instruction.
As lecture capture becomes commonplace on campus, faculty discuss how it’s changing the way they teach, spurring in-class dialogue, and forcing them to become better instructors.