Webinar Recap: Beyond COVID – Providing Student Choice in Course Delivery with Hybrid Teaching

The “Choice Model” Addresses Student Expectations for More Hybrid and Online Learning Options Post-Pandemic Student experiences during the pandemic have likely reset their expectations for how teaching should be delivered. Colleges and universities plan to fully open campuses and resume classroom instruction this fall, but many students have said they want more choices for how…

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…

Delivering Hybrid and Online Learning with Greater Than 99.999% Reliability

It’s been more than six months since the COVID-19 pandemic closed campuses and forced educators around the world to move to remote and online learning. As we reported back in April 2020, we saw a significant increase in Echo360 use during the initial phase of the pandemic, even as classroom recording declined. Now that school…

“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…

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…