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Shape the Future of Education

Each year, we conduct a global survey of educators, students, administrators, and others deeply connected to education on how they’re using video. It’s now time for the 2017 survey, and you’re invited to participate! The survey will only take 10-15 minutes to complete, and you could win a $250 Amazon gift card! The information from

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Walking through Lecture Capture

The key to an effective lecture capture system is making it effortless. Instructors have more than enough to do, trying to create an effective learning environment and manage a classroom full of students. They don’t need to be wrangling with their lecture capture technology on top of it all.  Take a tour of Kaltura Lecture

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What Makes for a Women-Friendly and Productive Workplace?

It’s terribly unfortunate that even in this day and age, women have yet to be completely incorporated in the tech world. The territory is still considered male-dominated, with women occupying less than 30% of tech jobs, according to the Huffington Post (July 2016). There’s a correlation there with a series of disturbing harassment cases that

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Changing the Way We Work – and Learn

The world looks a lot different than it did for our parents. Companies do more and more remotely. Business is increasingly a global concern. Workers are expected to be digitally literate. It trickles down (or maybe it’s bubbling up) – students in elementary programs are using mobile devices inside and outside the classroom, engaging with technology

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How to Make Great Video: Brainstorming for Your Next Video

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. In the last post, we finished editing your video. That’s it! You’re done! Now, it’s time to start thinking about your next video. Sometimes, it’s obvious where to go next. If your first video was the beginning

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Why Transcoding is Important

Transcoding is a process in video processing in which the video is reformatted from one format/codec (internal structure) into a new format/codec. . It’s an important part of making sure that video can be viewed wherever it’s delivered, so it’s worth taking a little time to understand. There are several goals that the transcoding helps

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Scaling Video Production…with the Help of Students

When the demand for professional-quality video production outstripped the capacity of the University of Portland’s Academic Technology Services, Samuel Williams had a brilliant idea. He began a student-run production studio. After hiring his team, he turned over the project to them – everything from picking a name to deciding on goals for the year. Will

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How to Make Great Video: Video Editing

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. Last time, we looked at some slightly more advanced ways to get great quality audio. So now, you should have a completed video! Well, almost complete. It’s tempting to just post as soon as you’re done filming,

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From Open Capture Standard to Lecture Capture – Our Journey to Kaltura Lecture Capture

For years, schools have been recording lectures. As storage costs decreased and technology improved, the volume of recordings has gone up. At the same time, students have become increasingly accustomed to turning to video first for answers in their everyday lives. Many students now expect to have all of their classes available online for them

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Introduce Yourself: Why Professors Should Do Video Introductions

Recently I was spending some time with my family. Since several of them were at University, I heard a lot about college life.  My nephew had just started at Uni and was describing his first days as he was embarking on an engineering degree. “I had no idea how my professor was going to be