Kansas State University’s Selection of Mediasite Leads to Explosive Growth in Campus Video Usage

MADISON, Wis. — March 21, 2017 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, today announces Kansas State University has standardized on Mediasite to create online learning content and serve as the central repository for all academic video files on campus. Sonic Foundry

March 23, 2017 | Daily News

Finding Credibility Clues on Twitter

Millions of tweets analyzed to measure perceived trustworthiness By scanning 66 million tweets linked to nearly 1,400 real-world events, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have built a language model that identifies words and phrases that lead to strong or weak perceived levels of credibility on Twitter.  Their findings suggest that the words of millions of […]

March 22, 2017 | Daily News, Social Media

AI, VR, IoT and Kate McKinnon Headline Adobe “Summit Sneaks”

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At Adobe Summit, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) will reveal its latest innovations in areas including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and the Internet of Things (IoT) during the annual “Summit Sneaks.” Hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon, attendees will get a sneak peek at new technologies designed to dramatically improve customer experience. Fueling […]

March 22, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Daily News, Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual Reality

Innovations in online education

Over the past five years, enrollment in online classes at UAB has nearly doubled. In fall 2016, 10,301 students enrolled in at least one online class; 4,428 of those students were enrolled only online. The university now offers 11 online bachelor’s degrees, dozens of master’s degrees and seven doctoral and education specialist degrees. The University […]

March 20, 2017 | Daily News, New Programs

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A WEB-BASED SYSTEM TO SUPPORT COLLECTIVE REFLECTIVE PRACTICE

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A WEB-BASED SYSTEM TO SUPPORT COLLECTIVE REFLECTIVE PRACTICE The objective of this paper is to describe the design case of a web-based system that aims to facilitate the collective reflective practice of a learning group in an academic setting. The technical infrastructure of the system is fully implemented using free web services, which requires minimum […]

March 20, 2017 | Daily News, Learning Design

Accessibility of MOOCs: Understanding the Provider Perspective

Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have become an accepted way to make learning opportunities available at large scale and with low cost to the learner. However, only if these are made accessible will they be able to offer flexibility of learning and benefits to all, irrespective of disability. Experience in providing accessible online learning at […]

March 20, 2017 | Daily News, MOOCs, Research

Finding a Niche in a Niche Market

Despite the buzz, competency-based education remains a challenging market for software vendors. Inside Higher Ed

March 20, 2017 | Competency Based Education, Daily News

3 Innovations Borne Out of Virtual Classrooms Expand Higher Education’s Reach

Efforts to increase online collaboration spark cutting edge solutions. EdTech Focus on Higher Education 

March 19, 2017 | Daily News

Video Links Professors to Far-Flung Student-Teachers

Sarah Cole, a Harvard teacher fellow training at a charter school in Denver, was frustrated by the lack of participation in her 8th grade English/language arts class. Education Week 

March 19, 2017 | Daily News