What’s New in Mediasite? In-video Quizzing, Student Assignment Submission & Capture Solutions for Collaborative Environments

New interactivity features and enhanced playback for immersive learning  The ability for students to submit video assignments directly from a course in the learning management system (LMS) rounds out the robust selection of engagement features within Mediasite. These features help instructors measure progress and give real-time feedback on students’ understanding. The videos automatically aggregate into a dynamic Mediasite channel – the latest
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Four CPD User Experiences your eLearners are Expecting

While an impressively knowledgeable speaker or a particularly captivating topic may increase online CPD or On Demand content views and replays, your eLearning course isn’t going to generate much enthusiasm (or have a substantial impact) if the presentation format and user experience are falling short. That’s why it’s so important to facilitate an engaging and interactive
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Ways to Engage Your Audience – The Less Obvious Stuff

In “the basics” we looked at some of the more obvious ways to engage your viewers such as using quizzes, polls and showcase comments.  Here we will look at some of the other tools available to you that can get your audience ‘doing something’ while watching your presentation. Links While adding links to your presentation
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Ways to Engage Your Audience – The Basics

These days video is everywhere and as a viewer sometimes it’s hard not to get caught treating it as if you were watching TV.  Video, in learning especially, shouldn’t be a one sided affair and the easiest way to ensure that your viewers are paying attention is to keep them involved.  That’s where Mediasite’s range
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What’s new in Mediasite

We were the first to introduce Mediasite to New Zealand and Australia back in 2004. Since then, we’ve seen the platform go from a 4U recording and streaming appliance to an end to end video management system on steroids. Now its gone even further. Check out what’s new in Mediasite: Optimised Video Delivery, More Social,
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9 Tips for Choosing a Hybrid Event Streaming Partner

You’ve heard of hybrid events. You know that they can help you expand the reach of your event by including those who simply cannot attend via webcasting. But do you know what those remote attendees should experience and what the easiest and most reliable way to make that happen is? Asking yourself the following questions
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If you’re not streaming your event, there’s no excuse

Last year we recorded George Negus at an event in Brisbane. He was the MC for a Planning Summit that attracted a huge audience both at the event and online. If you don’t know George, he’s a broadcasting legend…been in the game since Jesus rode a motorcycle. Have a listen to what he said: The reason
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Enterprise lecture capture, online events and availability

Among the many things to consider when choosing an enterprise webcast / lecture capture system for your organization, we’re commonly posed with the same list of concerns for every project. We’ve put together a short list of discussion points relating to availability that we find useful for the initial discussions of a webcast / lecture capture system deployment
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File transfers, and the applications we like to do them with

With all the cloud shares and online drives abound, the development of file transfer applications seems to have tapered off into the abyss of yesteryear. Now the focus is on web services that give you a handful of GB and some nifty sync application to install on your workstation. As useful as the cloud is, when you have 13
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Who moved my cheese? How to evolve your event to match attendee, sponsor & exhibitor demands.

TODAY’S trade show producers—and attendees—are welcoming alternative approaches to event experiences with a common theme: innovation. Technology and apps are leading a revival in this new twist on B2B events, and organizers report higher productivity, a stronger return on investment and lower costs, compared to traditional approaches. In recent years, we’ve seen new meeting formats and
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