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Benefits of a Video Communication Platform for K-12 and Higher Ed

With the proven benefits of video for all aspects of education,many schools are taking advantage of solutions of the latest video communication platforms. These solutions scale, can be deployed in a multitude of ways and offer a multitude of benefits for both Higher Ed and K-12 alike. Benefits for higher education include: Allows students to…

Emory University: Connecting Medicine, Critical Preparedness and More with Cloud Video

Video communications have always been a helpful technology for connecting individuals to improve collaboration, reduce travel and enhance learning. Take a quick look around the marketplace today and you’ll find multiple solutions to fit every need, application and budget. In today’s educational market, a cloud-based video conferencing service can really help to stretch limited resources…

3-Ways That Today’s Technology Has Changed The Way We Study

When it comes to studying, today’s students aren’t hunkering down in libraries all night to prepare for exams, they’re tucked safely in their dorms with a laptop or mobile device. One of the latest surveys from McGraw-Hill Education found that 74 percent of students prefer to study at home, while only 14 percent indicate they…

The Advantages of Mixing and Matching Video Services

Being able to mix and match video conferencing offerings provide you with the ability to implement the best of the best services and tailor them exactly to your needs so that you obtain the optimum benefits. The latest giants to merge their offerings are Polycom and Zoom. Providing both offerings enables customers to combine the Zoom…

Classrooms Move from the Chalkboard to the Cloud

After class at a large university, a student packs his bags and walks to his apartment. When he gets home, however, he struggles with an assignment, working on the same problem over and over again. Determined to get some help, he resolves to go to his professor’s office hours. He flips open his laptop and…

Why Lecture Capture Plays An Important Role in Education

Why is Lecture Capture significant? Lecture capture is a fantastic way to enhance and extend existing instructional activities, whether in face-to-face, fully online, or blended learning environments. It works especially well in subject areas where students benefit from repeated viewing of content, repetition equals retention, as when complex information is discussed or formulas are written…

5.8 Million is why Lecture Capture is so Important to Deliver a Successful Online Learning Experience

  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 5.8 million students are enrolled in distance education courses. More and more students are wanting online learning and in order to achieve effective online education for students, schools and colleges must make the investment in lecture capture solutions. According to today’s standards, online courses are better…

To Grant or Not to Grant, There is No Question

When it comes to funding your Distance Learning or Telemedicine projects it’s always the same ole same ole, we don’t have enough money. If you happen to be in a rural location or providing services to a rural location, you may be in luck. Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Grants could be your ticket to fund…

Top Applications for Using Video Conferencing in the Classroom

One of the main areas of focus for educators is to get students energized and engaged in the hands-on learning process, and video is clearly an instructional medium that is compelling and generates a much greater amount of interest and enjoyment than the more traditional printed material. Using sight and sound, video is the perfect…