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What Are the Common Technical Challenges to Flipping A Classroom?

Challenges to Flipping a Classroom - Panopto Video Platform

Adopting a new approach to teaching is never easy.

Flipping the classroom asks educators to change their approach to lectures and classroom time, and requires buy-in both from students and administration in order to take root and succeed.

These challenges are well-documented — and educators at the forefront of the flipped classroom movement have already …

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Three Common Challenges to Lecture Capture — And How To Address Them

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Although lecture recording and blended learning programs have become increasingly commonplace in today’s schools and universities, some educators continue to encounter obstacles with this nascent practice.

The specific details of those challenges — installing lecture capture tools in a 95-year-old auditorium, or how to facilitate a blended learning experience for a foreign language curriculum, for instance …

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4 Secrets to Using Video to Create a Culture of Engagement

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Ever wonder why some companies have such happy employees? It’s more than just the chance to work on a quality product or reap a few extra benefits and perks.

If you ask them, those companies will tell you they work hard to create a happy culture. Here’s how video can help you do the same.

Zappos …

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Flipping for Flipped Classrooms

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In recent years, non-traditional approaches to teaching have become more and more — well, traditional.

In a thousand different ways, educators are shaking up the standard pedagogical approach to lecturing that dates back to ancient Greece, rewriting the rules with a mix of strategy, technology, and creativity to connect with students in ways unimaginable even just …

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How Athletics Departments Can Use Their University’s Video Platform To Help Their Athletes Get A Step Ahead

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Broadcast contracts. Cable deals. Exclusive streaming rights. That’s not what we mean when we talk about using video in college athletics.

Oh sure, for the handful of revenue-generating teams that play for the few dozen institutions in the top-tier athletic conferences, those concepts can come into play.

But most of the time, for most college …

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This Week In Ideas Shared With A Panopto Video — August 22, 2014

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Visualization has become a regular part of how we do business today.

Business analysts visualize data to better illustrate trends. Program managers visualize processes to better display how processes really work. And marketers visualize consumer sentiments and the competitive landscape, helping to show where new business opportunities may lie.

Some 55 percent of communication is …

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Is E-Learning As Relevant to Mature Students?

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Today, Times Higher Education reported that UK higher education institutions have accepted a record number of mature students onto courses this year. New figures published by the UK university admissions body UCAS show that acceptances of students aged over 20 are up 6%, while acceptances of students aged 25 or over are up by 7%.

As …

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How To Upload a Panopto Video To YouTube

Uploading a Panopto Video to YouTube

Panopto is built to be a simple, end-to-end video platform that makes it easy for anyone to record, store, search, and share video. Part of what makes Panopto’s video platform so useful is that we automatically format every video in your library for playback anywhere — any web browser, any mobile device, and yes, even …

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Flipping Your Classroom? 5 Technology Details You’ll Need to Succeed

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Educators are flipping for the flipped classroom.

It’s a small change that asks teachers to deliver lecture materials for students to review prior to class time, and thus freeing up the classroom session for interactive discussion and activity. Yet this simple shift has been winning enthusiastic support from teachers, with strong student performance improvements reported in …

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Panopto Listed Among the Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies in the Inc 5000

2014 Inc 1000 - Panopto Video Platform

We regularly share quite a lot about the growth rate of video in this blog, highlighting the rapid adoption of recording both in enterprise and academic settings.

But there’s one impressive growth rate we don’t often mention — our own.

Today Inc. announced its 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately-held companies — and we’re …

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