As Students Return to Campus, Video Learning Helps Mercer University Ensure Academic Continuity and Manage Future Contingencies

University Expands Echo360 Licenses Campus-Wide to All 12 Colleges and Schools While students at Mercer University were completing the spring 2020 academic term remotely using Zoom, plans were already underway to have them return to campus for classroom instruction. To help ensure academic continuity when students returned, Mercer decided to expand the use of Echo360….

Webinar Recap: Beyond COVID – Providing Student Choice in Course Delivery with Hybrid Teaching

The “Choice Model” Addresses Student Expectations for More Hybrid and Online Learning Options Post-Pandemic Student experiences during the pandemic have likely reset their expectations for how teaching should be delivered. Colleges and universities plan to fully open campuses and resume classroom instruction this fall, but many students have said they want more choices for how…

Echo360’s Interactive Media Turns Passive Video into Active Learning

“What we know about cognitive science is that students learn when they do something with information. There’s nothing more passive than just sitting and watching a video. We need to ask our students to do something with information if we truly want them to learn it and retain it and to process it” —Meret Burke,…

Brock University Professor Makes Online Learning Interactive, Engaging, and Personal

This is the second article in a two-part series outlining how Brock University uses Echo360 for online learning and video content management. Formative Assessment Activities Keep Students Participating and Engaged While Learning Online Keeping students focused in large-enrollment lecture classes is challenging during normal times when classes are presented face-to-face. Keeping them engaged during online…