Day: October 3, 2018

eLearning attends Panopto’s 2018 North American User Conference

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eLearning Digital Media Developers, Justin Melick and Hunter Bridwell attended Panopto’s 2018 North American User Conference on October 2, 2018 in Chicago, IL. This event brought together colleges, universities and Panopto staff from across the nation together to connect, share, and learn how video can enhance teaching.

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There were keynote sessions, product roadmap discussions, and breakouts on a variety of topics such as: accessible video, best practices in training, panels with experts and more!

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Hunter Bridwell captured some notes from a variety of sessions with the following highlights being most noteworthy:

  • Closed Captioning at Brown University
    • Goal to ensure compliance with ADA
    • Accessibility reflects the university’s core values
    • Move toward a spirit of ADA and not just meet letter of law
    • Pushed for funding using the central mission to the university
    • Buy-in and commitment from community
    • Demonstrate need for captions and funding amount
    • Prioritize content to be caption
      • Academic and public facing video first
      • Videos likely to be reused
      • Materials for online courses
      • Materials for individuals you need it
    • Where do we want to land? Caption everything? Huge challenge!
    • End of 2018 around 1200 hours of captions
    • Events 41.8% and Academic 58.2% have been captioned
    • Impact on learning
      • 98.6 of students who use captions
      • 75 of student who use captions say they help as learning aid
      • 71% of students without hearing difficulties use captions
  • Panopto Environments and Accessibility Solutions – The Science and Art of Video Accessibility and Case studies in Accessible Video

“All of the great advances in our society have come when we’ve made investments in other people’s children.” – Robert Putnam

    • What’s the future and why it’s up to us?
    • University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
      • Since 2017 average student population includes: 77% economic disadvantage, 65% female, 47% first gen, minority all 28%, native american 16%.
      • The challenge – while recognized as one of the most affordable liberal arts colleges, fell behind in leveraging technology.
      • Felt better use of EdTech would improve student achievement through technology enhanced instruction.
      • Wanted to ensure USAO courses were designed with accessibility in mind.
      • 2016 Department of Education grant for NASNTI program $1.7 million Title 3 grant to use Panopto to capture and deliver a 4 year interdisciplinary studies curriculum with AST standards.
        • Baseline data and Panopto
        • GPA rose 12.7%, Retention 3.2%
        • Hidden Benefits – Preserves the Kiowa language

Justin Melick captured some notes from a variety of sessions with the following highlights being most noteworthy:

“Show us your Ecosystem”

Virginia Commonwealth CC
  • Deliver synchronous/asynchronous courses
  • Use Panopto, Bb Collaborate and Zoom
  • Panopto since 2010
    • Started with pure lecture capture
    • Moving towards asynchronous “mini-lectures”
    • 90% used by academic departments
    • Used for online orientations
    • Streaming live events
    • Capture device in each classroom
      • Webcam, ceiling mics, doc cam
  • Bb Collaborate
    • Web-conferences, office hours
    • 100% used by academic departments
  • Zoom
    • Replacing Cisco ITV
      • Significantly cheaper
    • Integrated into Panopto
      • Stores Zoom recordings
Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania
  • Mainly use Panopto for classroom lecture capture
    • Use with Canvas
    • Capturing rear camera and then screen sources
    • Force systems to reboot overnight to avoid sync issues
  • Student speech capture
    • iPad minis on tripods
    • Using Panopto app
Yale
  • 40 remote recorders
    • Not doing a ton of lecture capture
  • 42k video assets
  • Use for live web casting
  • No video retention policy because of Panopto
  • Using student assignment folders
University of Washington
  • Built a custom room scheduler integration that talks between the universities room reservation system and Panopto
  • Crestron integration
  • 55 remote recorders

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Learn more about Panopto at GVSU on our eLearning website.

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