Bridging the Gap Between Online and Traditional College Courses

We often share stories about flipping the classroom model or using educational videos to make room for one-on-one conversations between teachers and students. These approaches have made a huge difference for thousands of educators across the globe. But we don’t spend as much time discussing the human element that is key to any lasting educational endeavor. Brian McCarthy, a professor in the MBA program at Portland State University, is leading the charge when it comes to making videos and online Continue reading

Snagit Clears Confusion in Digital Forensics World

Forensics has become an intensely interesting field for many people. Whether on TV shows or in the news, forensics is a part of our daily lives. And as the world becomes increasingly digital, so too does forensics. Jon Rajewski is a professor, consultant and digital forensics investigator using Snagit to provide information at court trials. Jon also teaches the next wave of digital forensics professionals at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. He uses a decade of professional experience to Continue reading

Camtasia Relay Allowing For Uninterrupted Education

Quinnipiac University’s Mount Carmel Campus, located in Hamden, Connecticut, was forced to close for a full week as Superstorm Sandy knocked out power. Several trees fell on campus and downed trees and electrical wires blocked several surrounding roads. Although the campus was closed, learning did not stop for the Bobcats; students stayed on track using Blackboard and Camtasia Relay . An assistant professor in the School of Nursing, Robin Guisti, who co-teaches a Health and Physical Assessment Continue reading

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Troy Stein

Meet Troy Stein Troy is a Solutions Architect right here at TechSmith. As part of the EDU team, Troy works with educators to refine the existing teaching methods and build new tools to help teachers help their students. Besides being a TechSmith superhero, Troy is also an erstwhile educator himself (taught German 1991-1993), a father of five, and a ridiculously positive soccer coach of the world's best 3rd grade soccer team in Ann Arbor! A Little Knowledge is a Creative Thing TechSmith products Continue reading

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer

Meet Jane Maurer Jane Maurer is an Instructional Technologist and Trainer at University of Denver. She is also a Sys Admin for Blackboard, Camtasia Relay, and AdobeConnect servers on campus. She trains and supports faculty in the Daniels College of Business.     Lecture Capture—and more!—For the Masses Lecture capture solutions are helping campuses increase student learning and satisfaction, while improving instructional effectiveness. Unfortunately, many colleges and universities Continue reading

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Dave Giberson

Welcome to EDUCAUSE The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is right around the corner this November 6-9 in Denver (and online). EDUCAUSE is a place for higher education IT professionals to network and learn from one another in order to improve the face of education. So I sat down with some of the presenters to get the scoop on what we can look forward to at EDUCAUSE this year. First up, Dave Giberson: Dave Giberson is an Instructional Design Coordinator at San Diego Community College District. Continue reading

Meet the TechSmith Academic Solutions Team!

Here at TechSmith we believe in the importance of listening to our customers and doing whatever we can to meet their needs.  One shining example of this is the recent addition of an Academic Solutions Team. The team is comprised of people from various departments who are focused on the education community and how we can help solve some of the challenges that educators face at all levels and in all types of institutions. We are extremely excited to collaborate with you and look forward to being an Continue reading