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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

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Your Accessibility Strategy: External vs Internal

With lawsuits in the U.S. such as the National Association of the Deaf against Harvard and MIT and Netflix, there’s increasing pressure to consider online spaces “places of public accommodation” in terms of the ADA and other regulations regarding accessibility. The precedents are murky (Netflix, for example, settled with a legally binding consent decree, but the

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How to Make Great Video: Getting Great Audio (Intermediate Level)

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. Last time, we talked about the easiest ways to make sure your video has good sound quality. Today, let’s get a little more technical and talk equipment. Not professional equipment—we’re not going to recommend you go out

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Helping Students Develop a Personal Brand

The University of Portland Pamplin School of Business features a co-curricular personal and professional development program. While students learn the technical aspects of business, they are also expected to learn about themselves. Students work to develop their own personal and professional goals. Director of Professional Development Program Gwynn Klobes wanted to help her students answer

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Hackathon 2016

We rung in the new year with our annual Hackathon! Teams of determined coders from across Kaltura waged a fierce programming battle for the title.   In the end, the victory went to a team of Dana Farber, Ziv Hundert, Oren Melamed, and Omri Katz. Their project: SMACK your content! Social Media Audience Conversion by

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Highlights from NY EdTech Week

Just before the holidays, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend NY EdTech Week. The morning session especially was crammed full of speakers from across the educational spectrum – everything from city officials to charter school administrators to university professors to EdTech visionaries. While they covered an enormous diversity of topics (including updates

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How to Make Great Video: Getting Great Audio (Beginner Level)

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. In the last segment, we talked about why it’s so important for your video to have really great sound quality. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the easiest ways to ensure your video’s sound is

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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