Enhancing the Experience of Language Learning with Echo360

Dr Xinyi Tan, Assistant Professor of Chinese and French, and author of a chapter in the 2021 book, Designing Courses with Digital Technologies, is a great advocate of using technology to support student success. Using the Echo360 video learning platform, Dr Tan has created a flipped learning environment that helps her ensure students grasp the…

Watch Party for Education

“Online live lecture watch parties are amazing because it feels a lot more engaging than just having to watch the already recorded lecture alone.” (Student)  In 2020, Senior Psychology Lecturer, Emily Nordmann and her colleagues were trying to  address a new challenge; supporting first and second year students who had opted for a traditional on-campus…

How Echo360 Became an Essential Teaching and Learning Tool at Northampton Community College

Emphasis on Faculty Training and Development Helps to Drive Adoption of Academic Video in More Than 500 Courses When Beth Ritter-Guth became Associate Dean for Online Learning & Educational Technology at Northampton Community College in 2019, one of her first tasks was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the educational technology used on campus. She focused…

EdTech Leaders Share the Benefits of Replacing Kaltura with Echo360 as Their Campus Video Platform

Lowering costs, reducing complexity, and providing better user experiences are the primary benefits of standardizing on Echo360 Two EdTech leaders recently shared reasons why their institutions selected Echo360 over Kaltura when consolidating their campus video applications. They described how, with Echo360, they can effectively manage all their video content on campus while providing their faculty…

ICYMI: Echo360 User Community Conference Day One Workshop Focuses on How to Deliver Engaging Online and Hybrid Learning Experiences

Much More Than Lecture Capture: Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees Learn How Echo360 Provides the Tools They Need to Deliver Synchronous/Asynchronous Online and Hybrid Learning Did you miss the Echo360 User Community Conference? No worries! This article is the first in a series of three articles recapping the key presentations from each day. We’ve also included links…

Echo360 Enhances Student Success Through Hybrid Teaching at University of Kentucky

As universities continue to manage against the continuing backdrop of COVID-19, hybrid models are giving both students and instructors the flexibility and choice around how they maintain learning and teaching. Holly Hapke, Senior Marketing Lecturer at the University of Kentucky has developed a 3-in-1 hybrid teaching model; an amalgamation of in-person, live stream and asynchronous…

How One Instructor Uses Echo360 to Engage and Assess Students

Click here to see the feedback video. I began using Echo360 several years ago as a teaching tool in my online courses. Initially, I used Echo360 to record short videos for my classes to help create a sense of social presence, provide personalized tutorials, and connect course concepts from one week to the next. At…

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….