On Monday, more than 30 Mediasite users from the New England area gathered in Boston, Mass. for the first-ever Northeast Mediasite Chapter Meeting. They spent the day collaborating and sharing how they’re using online video to boost student engagement and achievement.
Thank you to our fantastic host, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, for making this event possible. Here are some highlights from the day.
Ian Tosh, Manager of Media and Educational Technology Services at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, talks about a new active learning classroom and the flexibility Mediasite provided in the room design.
“Flexibility has been something that I’ve really enjoyed in AV design, as well as in our use of Mediasite,” he said.
Each year, Centennial College hosts a mock disaster training day for students, medical staff and first responders in Toronto, Canada. Hundreds of volunteers, including Centennial students, role play to simulate emergency situations. This year it was a subway crash and a mass shooting, and one of the college’s campuses served as a mock hospital.
The annual event lets medical professionals work and problem solve together and better prepares them for real life disaster situations. Plus, students get hands on experience that is impossible to have in the classroom.
Rosalyn Yorke, a student in the School of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds, says despite her very best efforts, she’s never going to pick up on 100% of what a lecturer says during class. Luckily for her, she’s able to review lecturers anytime she wants. “I watch lectures online after I’ve sat in them. […]
Medical Center Leeuwarden creates videos via Mediasite to help employees navigate through new electronic health records management system
Medical Center Leeuwarden’s new MCL Academy staff training program in the Netherlands has selected My Mediasite to deliver instructional videos directly to a dispersed workforce. Using My Mediasite Desktop Recorder, the center’s training staff can create, upload, edit, share and manage instructional videos that guide users through the medical center’s newly-implemented electronic health records system. […]
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Math-teacher Brooke McCurdy had very little experience in front of the camera when she started enhancing her teaching with academic video, but that didn’t stop her. She discovered a feedback loop with her students was the best way to get their buy-in, and for her to improve her skills. Watch this two-minute video where Brooke […]