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….

What’s NEXT for Higher Education?

New York Times Best Selling Author, Jeff Selingo, Interviews Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360 on the Future of Higher Education After the Pandemic Following his publication of the report, The Hybrid Campus, Jeff Selingo hosted Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360, on his streaming program, NEXT on LinkedIn Live. During the program, they discuss lessons learned…

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…

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…

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…

Students Advocate for Increased Use of Video and Classroom Capture

The desire to improve accessibility and increase the use of video and classroom capture played a part in a recent student election at the McMaster University. During his run for president of McMaster University’s Student Union, one of the planks of newly elected President Giancarlo Da-Ré’s campaign platform was to work with the University’s MacPherson…