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This Week In Ideas Shared With Panopto — September 4, 2015

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In this space, we like to open each week with an idea from history — one that, after it was presented, changed the way the world worked in ways big and small.

Ideas need champions, after all. And how history’s most influential ideas were brought to the world has shaped the way we think about, …

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Micro-Flip Your Class to Help Reinvent the Lecture

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Previously in this space we’ve covered many of the different forms the flipped classroom can take. These approaches range from the standard inverted classroom – where students watch a lecture prior to class and use the lecture time to cover the material in greater depth – to the ‘flipping the teacher’ concept where students create …

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Prioritize Making Your Own Technology Choices — Panopto Named in 2 New Gartner Reports

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When it comes to your organization’s video technology, are you choosing what your team uses? Or is your video technology forcing your hand?

Professional video used to have no end of requirements. Specific cameras with specific cables, connected to specific mixers and specific converters before they could be housed on specific servers, accessed on specific networks, …

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Are Your Meetings Presentations or Conversations?

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There are too many presentations being made in today’s meetings.

That’s not something we say lightly — we make video software for recording and sharing presentations after all.

The Harvard Business Review has spent the summer looking into the question of whether meetings should prioritize presentations or conversations. The HBR team quite reasonably doesn’t call …

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Breaking Mobile Video Rule #1: Shooting Vertical Video


From the very beginning, video has always wide.

The aspect ratios have changed over time as studios, film producers, television makers, theater owners, and web properties have each had their say. Through the years the resulting recordings have shifted from 4×3 to 16×9 and across dozens of other subtle variations, but the essence has stayed …

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Preparing to Flip a Classroom? Here’s What to Plan For.


For instructors and administrators who’ve never flipped a classroom, making the switch (even on a trial basis) can seem daunting. After all, flipping redefines what’s required of the educator twice. First, it requires that lecture materials be made available ahead of class time. Second, it requires teachers to replace passive in-class time with active learning …

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This Week In Ideas Shared With Panopto — August 28, 2015

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Now isn’t the time.

Now it’s still the lazy days of August. Now it’s still long weekends in the sun. Now it’s still vacations and summer Fridays.

Sure, next week brings September, the third month of the third quarter, when annual budgets are set and classes get back underway.

And sure, come September it will …

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School’s Back In Session — 7 Things Businesses Can Learn From Universities About Putting Video to Work


As organizations look to video as a tool to help create more effective, engaging, and scalable training and communications, many early adopters have been surprised to discover that proven use cases for video already exist.

Already colleges and universities are using video to capture lectures for student review and study, live stream events and conferences, …

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Not Recording Your Lectures?
Your Students Notice — And They Aren’t Happy


Students talk.

Sure, they compare stories from last weekend and plans for next, but just as often, they are comparing notes, assignments, lecture styles, and classroom experiences.

And should they find that their peers have access to study aids or reference materials not available in their own class sessions, frustration is quick to set in. …

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What Makes Qualcomm a Top
Training Organization


Since its inception in 1985, Qualcomm has been at the forefront of the mobile telecommunications revolution. Today, the company leads the world in mobile technologies, supplying the chipsets and software driving our increasingly connected world.

However, it’s not just the engineers that are innovating at Qualcomm. Irwin Jacobs, Qualcomm’s co-founder and a former professor, has …

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