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Kaltura vs Techsmith Knowmia at a Glance

We are officially doing a whole campus switch over from TechSmith Knowmia to the the Kaltura Video Platform!! 🎉 TechSmith announced earlier this year that they are phasing out their Knowmia video hosting platform so we’ve been busy behind the scenes vetting and test software for replacement. Now that Kaltura has been officially chosen as …

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Donna Kocur talks about the Department of Education’s use of Swivls

An interview with Donna Kocur, Field Placement Coordinator with the Department of Education The Education Department purchased multiple Swivl devices (https://www.swivl.com/robot-teams/) to be used by student teachers. The Swivl is a robotic mount for an iPad, camera, or smartphone that comes with a remote control Marker that can be worn on a lanyard by a …

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Taming Zoom Video with Techsmith Knowmia

Teaching since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many instructors into the virtual world and out of the physical classroom.  With these Zoom videos piling up, instructors are looking for options to store, edit and embed these videos into courses.  Many instructors have found their solution with Techsmith Knowmia. Streamlining the ingestion process… …

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Simulation Lab goes Virtual for the Dietetic Internship Program

Last month, the director of Meredith’s Dietetic Internship program, Cathie Ostrowski, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., FAND, presented at the Nutrition Health and Human Performance virtual monthly meeting on the program’s addition of a virtual adaption of the simulation lab to its curriculum. In this video, Ostrowski gives an overview of the lab’s use of video, Google …

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VoiceThread engagement examples

Creating opportunities for engaging interaction with course content is a big challenge for online courses. Luckily, there are any great tool to help along the way. VoiceThread is the tool you’ve been looking for to allow students to comment on videos and presentations in real time still provide flexibility to make comments anytime, not just …

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Using Flipgrid in the Classroom

Welcome to Flipgrid!  To ignite your learners’ discussions, you will need to set up your  Educator account, create a classroom (we call them Groups!), and share your first Topic.   Topics are discussion prompts that you create and your students respond to that prompt with a short video.  Create a Group  Groups are a shared space for your learners …

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Social Work Program Director Amanda Jones uses video to help her students prepare for real world practice

We spoke with Meredith’s Social Work Program Director Amanda Jones, MSW, LCSW, about an assignment she’s been giving her students in her SWK390 course, General Individual Practice. Can you describe the assignment? For the Experiential Interviewing Exercise (EIE) assignment, students are assigned a practice client (one of their classmates) and will work with that practice …

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