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…

Video Technology Helps Schreiner University Reimagine Classroom Instruction

Echo360 Video Platform Plays Essential Role as Students Return to Campus for Focused 8-Week Terms Schreiner University is a private Presbyterian university with an enrollment of about 1,300 students located in Kerrville, Texas. The university describes itself as a “place of opportunity” offering a personalized, integrated, and holistic educational experience. Small classes, face-to-face instruction, and…

Webinar Recap: Mobilizing Remote Learning in Traditional Teaching

Echo360 Helps University of Toledo Expand Online and Hybrid Learning In the third and final webinar of our hybrid and online learning series in 2020, a panel of experts from the University of Toledo shared their experiences on how the university is using Echo360 and other technology to expand online and hybrid learning in response…

Using Embedded Polling to Assess Student Knowledge and Skills in Online and Hybrid Courses

Formative Assessments Create Opportunities to Engage Students and Assess Course-Related Knowledge and Skills As universities move more to teaching online, how can instructors create greater opportunities for student engagement? What is the role of formative assessment in online learning and how can instructors discover what, how much, and how well their students are learning? These…