Flipped Classroom – Vital ingredient for Blended Learning

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development
In contemporary education, Flipped Classroom is being considered as a new paradigm in teaching. However, Impartus also perceives it as an important tool to strengthen the instructors in providing blended learning to their students. Flipped classroom, enables professors to create differentiated content to cater distinct cognitive levels of students, thus providing a personal learning environment. By Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva The traditional way of teaching has uncertainty about the average retention of concepts in the students, especially when this is definite that the students have different intellectual levels. Consuming the lecture in the class and performing other activities like reading textbooks, case studies, taking assignments etc. at home, can not certain the recall rate of what has been taught to them. On the other end when the students consume the flipped…
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How Lecture Capture is changing the paradigm of engineering

Product Features, Video Learning
Rapidly changing nature of the global industry and the subsequent restructuring of technology aggressively demands changing the conventional style of teaching, especially in the engineering colleges. With tonnes of information around and new innovations happening almost every day, many institutes have started to identify the necessary changes and pursue appropriate reforms. By Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva One of these reforms is to include videos as an integral part of education and the primary source of creating video content is through lecture capture. The solution along with the video and audio of the professor, records the slides and other material used for the lesson. The videos are then uploaded to the cloud and are made available for the students to watch anytime and anywhere. Students can consume them at their own pace…
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Video-Based Learning: The Key to Educational Transformation in Emerging Markets

Video Learning
One of the most explosive areas of growth in the field of higher education is currently in emerging international markets. In countries like India, Hong Kong, South Africa, and Malaysia, strong demand for education is outpacing government-sponsored options. In a traditional brick and mortar classrooms, there is literally not enough physical classroom space to accommodate the growing populations of these countries, and universities are having to turn away potential students as a result. The ratio of students to teachers is very high, and the style of teaching is typically less interactive than what we are accustomed to in the US. In addition to these challenges, access to external information and supplementary content outside of class is typically limited. The answer to all of these challenges can be found in video-based…
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Expand Your Circle of Influence Through Video

Video Learning
As any good educator knows, the amount of time spent preparing for the classroom experience far exceeds the time actually spent in class. Similarly, for many students, it takes quite a bit of time outside the classroom to fully absorb and understand the material that you present in class. Some may need a few repetitions, and others may need the material to be presented in a variety of ways before they can fully absorb the material. Video can address all of these concerns. It enhances traditional classroom teaching by allowing students to virtually re-live their classroom experience on anytime, anywhere basis. It also allows instructors to supplement lectures with other types of media and materials. Video also provides an opportunity for great instructors to receive more recognition for their work…
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Connecting classrooms to spread the good word

Product Features, Video Learning
Impartus takes video-enabled learning solutions to remote areas By The Hindu Business Line B2B start-up models are enjoying growing faith among entrepreneurs and investors because they tend to become profitable at a faster rate than pure consumer-focused businesses. B2B start-ups typically rely on a strong product and the power of partnerships, which in turn seems to help them be conservative on spending, and even remain lean while pursuing growth. And in what seems to be a balanced combination of commercial growth and social impact, edu-tech start-up, Impartus Innovations is gunning for wider reach even in rural or inaccessible parts of the country, besides currently setting up teams in international markets. ‘Social good’ canvas Amit Mahensaria, Co-founder, Impartus Innovations, says, “There are brick-and-mortar universities that may be hundreds of years old,…
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Collaborative Learning – The new charm of student’s community

Product Features, Students Development
In the recent era, many Edtech companies have launched their education products but not many of them are focusing about how education can be inculcated faster with collaboration and knowledge sharing. By Gurpreet Singh Sachdeva Collaborative learning has become very important in contemporary education. It enables students to explore and discover new cognitive dimensions by inducing critical thinking through discussions and notes sharing. It also shapes up their social interaction skills, promoting student-professor and student-student interactions. The more students interact, the better they can follow a team approach to problem-solving, yet maintaining individual accountability to create new content. Students need more and more access to multi-dimensional solutions for their problems. Hence, it is important to have a threaded discussion where many subject matter experts around that course, lecture or a…
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This Startup Is Using Video To Bring Quality Education To India’s Masses

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development
There’s an old adage that says the more things change, the more they stay the same. Amit Mahensaria and his co-founders are determined to prove the saying wrong, at least in India’s ed-tech space. By Casey Hynes, Forbes Mahensaria, Manish Kumar and Alok Choudary are the founders of Impartus, a Bangalore-based video learning company that has raised $4.1 million from Kaizen Private Equity. Impartus is a video learning platform that allows teachers to expand their reach beyond geographic constraints and enables more students to access quality materials. “When I was student 15 years back, I used to go into the classroom, learn from teachers, and have to photocopy notes after,” Mahensaria said. “Fifteen years later, it’s still the same.” But the education industry in India and throughout Asia is slowly…
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Help Your Students Ace Their Finals

Faculty Enhancement, Students Development, Video Learning
As we head into the exam time, the specter of final exams weighs heavily on the minds of most university students. This is the moment of truth that they’ve been anticipating, and sometimes dreaded, for months – the time when they will be measured on what they’ve been able to learn and retain during the course of the term. Most students will devote as much time and effort as they can muster to review and study for their exams. But what if they never captured the correct information while they were in class? If the key messages and ideas of the classroom lecture aren’t contained within their notes, there is slim hope that more studying will improve their performance on exams. The right kind of supplementary information to learn more…
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Tips for Creating a Compelling Video

Faculty Enhancement
In today’s media saturated world, teachers face more challenges than ever in trying to capture and retain the attention of their students. In their efforts to convey important information, they may find themselves competing not only with distractions in the classroom environment but also with the constant presence of connected devices and shortened attention spans of a generation reared on YouTube. Rather than perpetually fighting the tide, tech-savvy instructors are learning to embrace new forms of media in order to enhance and improve upon traditional models of classroom teaching. As an example, some professors are starting to incorporate video into their classroom discussions in order to improve student engagement. Worthwhile content can be found on YouTube and other online sources and easily integrated into a PowerPoint presentation to create a…
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Impartus Expands Its Award-Winning Video-Based Learning Platform

Product Features
According to a recent study from WR Hambrecht, video can increase knowledge retention by up to 60%. Another report from CDW Government says that 72% of university IT staff believe that virtual learning is essential to a 21st-century classroom. And yet, many educational institutions continue to operate in a traditional brick-and-mortar fashion without taking full advantage of the many benefits that video-based learning can offer. Impartus is committed to helping universities reap the benefits of video-based learning. Today, we announced a number of significant enhancements to our award-winning video learning platform. These new features will provide more powerful security capabilities and make it even easier for our customer base of 30,000 students worldwide to improve their learning experience with video: Secure Video player: Impartus now offers session-level protection for heightened security.…
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