An effort at Kansas State University seeks to preserve thousands of hours of video content amassed over the last three-plus decades. The legacy content, including historical footage, guest lectures and more, is being imported to Sonic Foundry's Mediasite video content management platform, which will serve as a central repository for all academic video files on campus.
The University of California, Berkeley last week informed its campus community that it would restrict access to its legacy Course Capture (classroom lecture) content from webcast.berkeley.edu, which includes more than 20,000 videos and audio files located on YouTube and iTunesU, as part of its ongoing effort to improve the accessibility of its online content.
The Kaltura video platform has a new trick: lecture recording.
A British company is hoping to woo higher ed to its software to provide transcriptions of class lectures for students who have hearing challenges.
In a study of faculty experiences using lecture capture systems in the classroom, responses reveal 10 primary themes around how the technology is impacting the education process.
The Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program at the University of South Florida has adopted a video-based classroom observation platform to help student teachers share videos with mentor coaches.
The California State University System is partnering with Panopto to make the company's video content management and lecture capture platform a "preferred" technology across the 23-campus system.
Panopto has introduced a number of updates to its enterprise video platform, including a quizzing tool that allows users to create multiple choice, checkbox and true/false quizzes within instructional videos.
As part of a broader effort to improve retention and graduation, Medgar Evers College, a member of the City University of New York system, has undertaken a redesign of numerous gateway courses in math and English. The Brooklyn-based institution's Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) initiative has issued 25 competitive grants to faculty members to undertake the reshaping.
The California State University System is standardizing its lecture capture tools across all 23 of its campuses.