Six universities have received grants under an expanded program aimed at researching teaching practices involving the use of technology, including flipped classrooms and blended learning.
Universities can use most recorded lectures for free, but in some cases payment may be required, distribution restricted, or permissions required.
Echo360 this week completed its acquisition of education technology developer LectureTools.
Sonic Foundry is previewing an update to its Mediasite EX Webcasting and streaming media suite, incorporating a range of workflow and content creation enhancements.
Riding a wave of flipped classroom action, TechSmith has introduced new pricing structures for its screen capture and recording software specifically for educators.
Coursera's on a growing streak. The number of new institutions of higher education to sign onto the free online course site has more than doubled, bringing the total count of colleges and universities participating to 33 from 16. Among the new schools participating: Berklee College of Music, Columbia University, Ohio State, Vanderbilt, and Wesleyan.
Despite the proliferation of technologies on today's college campuses, students say there is still a disconnect between how they envision technology use in the classroom and the current reality. An all-student panel talked about ways to close the gap in a session at last month's Campus Technology 2012 conference.
UC San Francisco's lecture capture system is playing a pivotal role in taking healthcare education in new directions.
Echo360 has released an update to its flagship lecture capture platform, EchoSystem. The new release, EchoSystem version 5.1, adds support for live webcasting and incorporates new student study tools.
A lecture capture company that caters to higher education will be sold under a Dell label in a new deal between Echo360 and Dell.