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’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,…

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…

How Macquarie University Uses Video Assignments to Develop and Extend Students’ Communication and Digital Storytelling Skills

Click here to read more on how a team of lecturers from The University of Tasmania from across several colleges have been successfully using Echo360’s video and mobile technology with students. Enrolments doubled this year for ‘The Archaeology of Death and Burial’ course at Macquarie University. Associate Professor Ronika Power, Lecturer in Bioarchaeology at the…

“The Guide on the Side” Vodcast–Using Echo360 Student Response Tools for a More Engaging Online or Hybrid Learning Experience

Encouraging student participation and keeping them engaged was a challenge many instructors faced during the rapid pivot to emergency remote learning last Spring. But by using Echo360, student response activities can be embedded into classroom presentations and videos. These activities can be used to assess student learning and promote thoughtful discussion regardless of how a…