Pandemic Mergers and Acquisitions in Educational Video
Three transactions from the last year illustrate how educational video providers are capitalizing on trends in streaming media, both specific to e-learning and more broadly
How to Design a Hybrid Classroom
In-person or virtual? It's no longer one or the other, and schools and universities need to have clear strategies for delivering hybrid education to their students.
Back to School with New Video Teaching Skills
Educators learned a lot about video learning over the last 18 months. With most schools reopening this fall, how do you integrate those new skills and techniques into the physical classroom?
Reaching the Global Classroom
China provides a particularly interesting global classroom case study, due to both its huge population size and the difficulty of operating in its networks.
Educational Video and Protecting Student Rights
Both student privacy and accessibility need to be considered by any school, college, or university that's using video for education.
The Digital Divide and COVID-19
One of the few upsides of the pandemic is that many schools whose students were on the wrong side of the digital divide now have access to high-speed internet
Rasing the Bar for Educational Video
It's time to "level up" your video instruction strategies. Here are a few concepts to rally around to help you do so.
Are Schools Missing the Podcast Wave?
Podcasts have swelled in popularity. So why aren't more schools and universities riding the rising tide?
School Announcements on Ice(cast)
Some schools are moving to newscast-style video announcements. Icecast offers an effective way to deliver them efficiently and effectively.
Tips for Teaching with Video for the First Time
As COVID-19 shuts down universities and school districts, streaming video can save instructors and their students. Here are some tips for how to use it right.
Video Helps Keep Schools Secure
The use of security cameras in schools is growing. Look for educational institutions and vendors to creatively squeeze value from fixed camera systems in schools by expanding the audience for the video footage while avoiding critical safety or privacy problems.
Educators Need Resources That Simulate the Digital Divide
With more learning materials going online, educators need to be sure all their students have access. Learn about programs that show the limits of poor-quality networks.
5 Best Practices for Using a Lightboard in Instructional Videos
Lightboards are great resources for online video learning, and they can be built for under $200. Here are five tips for getting impressive results every time.
YouTube's Do-it-Yourself Videos Show the Best Teachers Are Online
There are plusses and minuses to having instant access to a world of knowledge, but YouTube's do-it-yourself repair videos are a godsend for technical education.
What Teachers Need to Know When Upgrading an Instructional Camera
For teachers, the most important feature is versatility—a sneaky way of saying the most important feature is having as many features as can be packed into the camera before rendering it uncontrollable.
The Caliper Framework Fills a Need for Classroom Video Analytics
Video learning systems are taking off in schools, but teachers have so far lacked a way to bring that data into their learning management systems. Enter Caliper.
Online Educators Enjoy Generous Copyright Exemptions for Video
Schools are covered by different copyright measures than the mass public, making it easy for streaming classrooms to get around access controls.
Today's Teachers Need to Learn to Perform in Front of a Camera
Teaching is a performance, but when teachers have to perform to a camera rather than a roomful of students, that performance can go awry.
Interactive Tools Make Classroom Video More Active Than Passive
New offerings from both young and established companies let educators create elaborate personalized videos, and students learn in a more natural way.
Looking to Improve Educational Video? First Improve the Audio
When schools go shopping for video production hardware, they should make audio quality a priority. Here's what to look for when buying new mics.