Lecture capture is an umbrella term describing any technology that allows instructors to record what happens in their classrooms and make it available digitally. In its simplest form, lecture capture might be an audio recording made with an iPod; alternatively, the term might refer to a software capture program that records cursor movement, typing, or other on-screen activity. Lecture capture systems offer three important benefits: an alternative when students miss class; an opportunity for content review; and content for online course development. Lecture capture enhances and extends existing instructional activities, whether in face-to-face, fully online, or blended learning environments.Read the complete article on 7 Things You Should Know about Lecture Capture (2 page PDF).
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
7 Things You Should Know About Lecture Capture
As we prepare to roll out lecture capture at the University using Mediasite, I'd like to bring your attention to a concise review of lecture capture from the Educause Learning Initiative: