Archive for lecture capture

Is lecture capture the worst educational technology?

Posted in teaching with tags , on 14 March 2011 by Steve

“Many institutions seem to be completely obsessed with lecture capture technology as a method of generating flexibly accessible learning content. For me though the large scale implementation of lecture capture is probably one of the costliest and strategically misguided educational technologies that an institution can adopt …” (more)

[Mark Smithers, 11 March]


Why McGraw-Hill Bought a Lecture-Capture Company

Posted in teaching with tags , on 5 October 2010 by Steve

“Today McGraw-Hill Education announced that it has bought a lecture-capture company called Tegrity Inc, putting the textbook publisher squarely in the education-software business. Officials say they made the move because of the importance of ‘user-generated content’ as textbooks go digital …” (more)

[Jeff Young, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 October]

Is Lecture Capture the New Lecture?

Posted in teaching with tags on 16 September 2010 by Steve

“Monday’s IHE article about Open Source lecture capture tools offers yet another reminder about the link between instructional resources, instructional expectations (entitlements?), and the campus IT infrastructure. Much like learning management systems (LMS) a decade ago, or podcasting just a few years ago, lecture capture is an emerging/arriving technology …” (more)

[Kenneth C Green, Inside Higher Ed, 15 September]

Lecture capture: rich and strange, or a dark art?

Posted in teaching with tags , on 3 September 2010 by Steve

Abstract This paper will discuss student and staff usage of, and attitudes towards, lecture capture at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Echo360 is a comprehensive lecture capture system which represents the latest and most large-scale approach to recording lectures at LSE …” (more)

[HT: Sharon Flynn]
[Jane Secker and others, LSE Library, 2 September]