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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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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