Instructor Shares Tips for Successful Online Teaching and Learning Using Echo360

In 2016, Echo360 Academic Champion, Dr. KhasadYahu ZarBabal created fully online versions of all the finance and economics courses at Medgar Evers College. Echo360, integrated with the school’s learning management system gives students access to video content, PowerPoint presentations, and other course materials. Dr. ZarBabal also designed low-stakes assessment activities into each course, using Echo360…

Video and Classroom Activities Makes the Learning in Blended Classes Stick

Kate Bradford, an assistant professor in Criminal Justice at Indian River State College has come to rely heavily on Echo360 for the 7-8 classes she teaches each semester. For her online classes, Bradford creates video content in Echo360 to develop a deeper connection with her students. In her on-campus classes, Bradford uses a blended approach,…

Making Smarter Choices During A Crisis

The most recent information suggests COVID-19 is not going away any time soon; experts believe the global peak may be in 3-4 months. As this reality settles in, every day brings on an increasing number of school closures. With no time to adjust, institutions are scrambling to leverage any tools they can to teach remotely…

The Role of Video in Fostering Deeper Connections with Online Students

Instructors teaching online face many challenges. Among them is how to overcome the sense of feeling disconnected with their students. How can they be present for students, create a sense of community, and encourage them to participate and engage with the course material? Is it even possible to make an online course feel like a…

The Echo360 European Academic Champions Spearhead a New Era for Student Engagement

EMEA Academic Champions

What are the best active learning techniques for increasing student engagement? How can universities embed them more deeply? And how could students use lecture recordings more effectively in their studies? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered by the universities selected to participate in Echo360’s Academic Champions Grant programme for…

Introducing the 2019 Echo360 North American Academic Champion Grant Recipients

North America Academic Champions Workshop

Among the highlights of our recent North American Community User Conference was the introduction of our 2019 North American Academic Champion Grant awardees. This global grant program is designed to promote innovative uses of Echo360 in the classroom, encourage faculty adoption of best practices for academic video, and to explore new ways to use Echo360…