How One Instructor Uses Echo360 to Engage and Assess Students

Click here to see the feedback video. I began using Echo360 several years ago as a teaching tool in my online courses. Initially, I used Echo360 to record short videos for my classes to help create a sense of social presence, provide personalized tutorials, and connect course concepts from one week to the next. At…

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…