This is my newest column for the October-November issue of Streaming Media Magazine: At the beginning of this school year, Echo360 Inc. CEO Fred Singer wrote an editorial for The Huffington Post extolling the virtues of lecture capture. He observed that the lean economy â€œwonâ€™t allow institutions to simply erect new buildings and hire qualified […]
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What video camera should I buy?
One of the most common questions I hear from educators looking to start producing video is one that I suspect a lot of readers have heard: â€œWhat camera should I buy?â€ On the surface itâ€™s quite an innocuous query, seemingly simple to answer. Yet, bundled up in there is a very common and pernicious assumption, […]
What Use Is Educational Video If You Can’t Find It?
My latest column for Streaming Media Magazine is online. In it I focus on the importance of being able to search through the mountains of educational video being produced every day: Thatâ€™s the next crucial step in educational video online: developing a common standard for cataloging, organizing, and sharing content, regardless of platform. We already […]
What Makes for Compelling Educational Video, and Predictions for 2009
I have two recent columns on educational media posted over at Streaming Media Magazine. The most recent one is the “Futurewatch” for education in 2009, which will be published in the upcoming Industry Sourcebook 2009 issue. I’m predicting a greater emphasis on mobile-accessible media along with greater convergence between communication platforms like videoconferencing with streaming […]
Spinning Indie, a College Radio Blog
Once in a while I get comments here on the mediageek blog, and it’s especially great when they aren’t grammatically disastrous ads for v1agrA. So imagine how glad I was to receive a comment on my post about college radio from Jennifer Waits, who writes the Spinning Indie blog which is all about college radio. […]