Lecture Capture as easy as 1-2-3

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Most faculty don’t have time to learn costly, complex solutions for recording and distributing lectures. Grand Rapids Community College partnered with TechSmith to offer an easy and effective way to …

Most faculty don’t have time to learn costly, complex solutions for recording and distributing lectures. Grand Rapids Community College partnered with TechSmith to offer an easy and effective way to capture lectures accessible by students through Blackboard and RSS feeds. Learn how faculty can capture lectures and share them in multiple formats, such as Flash, iPod Video, or MP3. Participate in a live demo in which the software is used to record and send a mini-presentation to the server. Participants receive a free trial, online documentation, and an overview handout.

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  • 1. Lecture Capture as Easy as 1-2-3! Monday, March 3, 2008 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Spruce, Mezzanine, Tower Building Eric Kunnen – ekunnen@grcc.edu – Coordinator of Instructional Technologies – Grand Rapids Community College Rich Boys – r.boys@techsmith.com – Product Manager Camtasia Relay – TechSmith Inc. Grand Rapids, Michigan 1
  • 2. About the presenters Eric Kunnen Coordinator of Instructional Technologies at GRCC Co-facilitator of Online & Hybrid Certification Course Emerging Technologies & Distance Learning Background in Teaching Rich Boys Product Manager at TechSmith, Inc. 12 years in IT Administration and Management at the University of Michigan 2
  • 3. Lecture Capture as Easy as 1-2-3! 1. Most faculty don’t have time to learn costly, complex solutions for recording and distributing lectures. 2. Grand Rapids Community College partnered with TechSmith to offer an easy and effective way to capture lectures accessible by students through Blackboard and RSS feeds. 3. Learn how faculty can capture lectures and share them in multiple formats, such as Flash, iPod Video, MP3. 4. Participate in a live demo in which the software is used to record and send a mini-presentation to the server. 5. Participants receive an overview handout. 3
  • 4. About Grand Rapids Community College Established in 1914 One of 28 Community Colleges in Michigan Main Downtown Campus in Grand Rapids 2 Technical Education Centers 15,000+ Students per semester in Full and Part-time Studies 10,000+ Students in Non-credit Courses
  • 5. Issues, Challenges, Needs, and Goals Faculty and students are now leading The education experience and expectations are expanding The expanding campus Budget constraints The digital divide Student achievement and engagement is key to student success and retention Diverse student populations Complex applications limit innovation There is a need for a solution to meet these needs and more 5
  • 6. In the media… “These days, students who miss an important point the first time have a second chance. After class, they can pipe the lecture to their laptops or MP3 players and hear it again while looking at the The New York Times, By ANNE EISENBERG, Published: December 9, 2007 slides that illustrate the talk.” 6
  • 7. Who is Lecture Capturing? 35% = No Classrooms Campus Technology Magazine (http://www.campustechnology.com) 74% = Fewer than 25% 7
  • 8. Do students want lecture capture content? “I like blackboard because I can keep track of assignments and grades, and dates. I hate the idea that there could be video of the classes because there seems to be enough people missing classtime or sleeping in class and to be able to sit and cram at home seems pointless.” - A GRCC Student 8
  • 9. At the conference… 9
  • 10. What is Lecture Capture? A way of capturing the audio and screen and sometimes video from the classroom. Hardware or software solution Recording of what happened – On the computer screen – The audio used in class – Sometimes video of the presenter – Sometimes video of whiteboards Some solutions include distribution of the videos 10
  • 11. Lecture Capture vs Live Classroom Lecture Capture Features Capture what happened in class Live Classroom Features Live interaction for remote students – Slides and or video feed of lecturer – Chat or interact with other students – Ask questions Recording is an option for some products 11
  • 12. Solutions for Lecture Capture vs Live Classroom Tools LECTURE CAPTURE LIVE CLASSROOM Enterprise Level Enterprise Synchronous Tools – Camtasia Relay – Elluminate – Echo360 (Formerly Apreso and Lectopia) – Wimba Live Classroom – Tegrity – Centra – Adobe Connect (Breeze) – SonicFoundry Mediasite – WebEx – Panopto – … – Accordent Capture Station End User Workstation Level – … – Wimba Pronto End User Workstation Level – Skype – Camtasia Studio – iChat – Adobe Captivate – ICQ – Jing Project (Techsmith) – AOL – AviScreen – MSN – Yahoo Messenger – CamStudio – Assorted Web 2.0 Tools – Screencast-O-Matic – … – …
  • 13. Positives of Lecture Capture? Better class time use Increase student retention rates Increase accessibility for learning to occur outside of the classroom Efficient and easy way for faculty to create multimedia Effective way for students to review key lectures Better way for students to manage notetaking for fast paced classes 13
  • 14. Positives of Lecture Capture? Ability for students to keep up with the class if absent Online and distance learning students feel better connected and benefit from visual lecture A prior learning activity for better classroom discussion New capabilities such as prior learning activity for enhanced classroom discussion Colleges can use for training, professional development, and other campus activities such as orientations and lectures 14
  • 15. Negative Views of Lecture Capture? Faculty say that students won’t come to class Faculty concern about intellectual property Students say that gives an excuse for other students that sleep, skip class, come to class late, etc. Students need broadband access to playback the lecture Campus infrastructure bandwidth concerns Faculty worry about “everyone” seeing their teaching 15
  • 16. Key Lecture Capture Requirements Scalable (mission critical, enterprise level system) Integrate with other existing systems for automation Ease of use for faculty (buy-in) Flexible Customizable Effortless and efficient (administrative and faculty) Indispensable Role and value to education (relative advantage) Contribute to the enhancement of teaching and learning Encourage student involvement and engagement. 16
  • 17. How easy to use is Camtasia Relay? STEP 1 Launch Recorder STEP 2 Select Profile and Record STEP 3 Publish Blackboard and RSS feeds. Learn how faculty can capture lectures and share them in multiple formats, such as Flash, iPod Video, or MP3. 17
  • 18. TechSmith and Easy Lecture Recording Rich Boys Product Manager, TechSmith
  • 19. TechSmith Overview Established in 1987 Privately held company in Okemos Approximately 185 employees. Products localized into five languages and a distribution network of resellers in more than 30 countries.
  • 20. • Capture menus & more • Be clear and concise • Work fast
  • 21. • Record everything, clearly • Don’t describe, demonstrate! • Publish in many formats
  • 22. • Lightning quick • Don’t mess with files • Reuse training pieces
  • 23. Screencast.com Screencast.com’s intuitive design makes uploading, managing and sharing your information, images or anything else effortless. Using Screencast.com you have complete control over how, when and to whom your content is distributed. Screencast.com is integrated with Camtasia Studio so you can share high quality screencasts that engage your viewer including video delivered to iPod users.
  • 24. Morae Effortlessly capture detailed human computer interaction Quickly analyze user data and performance Transforms static numbers and metrics into captivating presentations. Morae’s flexible, all-digital approach facilitates fast, easy, comprehensive testing anywhere, at any time
  • 25. www.TechSmith.co m
  • 26. Current solutions are… • Expensive Staff intensive • Complex Limiting • Difficult Bad for students • Tedious
  • 27. Simple Portable Plays Well with Others Easy to Support Secure, yet agile Complements Camtasia Studio
  • 28. Anywhere, anytime
  • 29. Review and retention Convenient formats More interaction in class
  • 30. Flexible recording Simple process Instructional effectiveness Maximized class time Increased student satisfaction Technology that adapts to you!
  • 31. No new media servers No new classroom hardware Fewer support calls
  • 32. Easy roll-out Minimal training Use existing hardware Anywhere, anytime learning
  • 33. Camtasia Relay Coming soon… See www.TechSmith.com/CamtasiaRelay for more information
  • 34. Camtasia Relay Benefits Educators can have all the benefits of a lecture capture solution without the technical headache. Faculty doesn’t have to change their lecture style, and time on training is minimized. Manual handling and processing of lectures is substituted with an automated centralized management system.
  • 35. Camtasia Relay Benefits Recording system is more portable, easy to deploy, record anywhere and anytime, no special hardware needed. Students enjoy the benefit of high quality recordings and timely availability of the recordings.
  • 36. GRCC and Camtasia Relay Currently beta testing Camtasia Relay since Fall 2007. Initial faculty and staff reactions are positive. Plan to increase number of courses recording with Camtasia Relay in Summer 2008.
  • 37. Relay - Live Demo 44
  • 38. What’s Next? Enhance Adoption Determine Reporting Needs Enable Deeper Blackboard Integration Better Profile Decisions Better Recorder Capabilities Leveraging Relay with GRCC’s $25,000 AT&T Grant Determining Destination Points (Screencast.com or ?) 45
  • 39. Thank You! Questions, Discussion, and Comments Eric Kunnen – ekunnen@grcc.edu – Coordinator of Instructional Technologies – Grand Rapids Community College Rich Boys – r.boys@techsmith.com – Product Manager Camtasia Relay – TechSmith Inc. 46