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Technology in Education – A Forecast for 2018

2018 will see the rise of data-led student retention, flexible classroom design, digital transformation (and yes, VR) in our universities. With vice chancellors’ pay and student debt seemingly grabbing all the headlines, it’s sometimes easy to forget about the wonderful transformations undertaken by our universities to enhance the student experience. Here are some key themes that

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Reaching Your Millennial Workforce with Video

The business landscape is undergoing a dramatic change with the entry of millennials into the workforce. A commonly asked question by corporations today is – what is the best way to communicate with this new generation of digital-savvy workers? The answer lies in video, an indispensable tool for modern businesses by virtue of its richness,

Education

Video in Education: Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

Adaptive learning tools and Artificial Intelligence: The trend of investment in adaptive learning will continue, but with an increasing emphasis on the AI tools to drive the adaptive logic.  Recent partnerships between IBM and both Blackboard and Pearson, to apply features of the Watson computer system to learning data, are steps in this direction.  These technologies

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On Using Kaltura with Open Educational Resources

The number of free and open educational resources (OER) has grown rapidly in recent years, as tools have developed that enable anyone to create and publish learning content. Even rich media content, such as educational videos, has become relatively straightforward to produce and make available to anyone, anywhere. Once you’ve found some video resources you

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Announcing Interactive Video Quizzing

Today I’m happy to announce that Kaltura’s interactive video quizzing functionality is generally available for all of our customers. As video content continues to explode in popularity (and volume) across education, enterprises and many other organizations, we continue to hear requests for richer interactions and tighter integration of the video experience with instruction, polling, and

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Why we’re co-chairing a new IMS Open Capture Standard

In recent years, the amount of rich media – and especially video content – in educational institutions has been growing rapidly. Classrooms are being equipped with lecture capture solutions; schools are choosing to professionally produce instructional media (or offer media lab facilities to assist teachers in producing their own); teachers are increasingly using live video

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Why IMS Caliper is so Important

Back in the 2000s, the early days of the LMS, people started to study the relationship between student activity in the LMS and in-class performance. Generally, results showed a reasonably positive correlation between the two. The more rich and engaging the type of activity, the better the correlation. For example, the number and length of