Echo360 is a Lecture Capture based blended learning solution designed to enhance instruction, promote student-teacher interaction, and boost student learning outcomes. Automated and easy to use, Echo360 captures the teaching already occurring in your classroom and turn it into a digital format ready for students to review and use in their studies. Echo360 also has a Personal Capture software allowing instructors to record content from their home or office which has resulted in much more flexible and innovative teaching methods such as the growing use of the "Flipped classroom" approach at Pace and most Higher Ed institutions.
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To download Echo360, please review the tutorial below entitled "Embedding an Echo360 Video in Blackboard." Please contact your Ed Media Office, should you need any assistance with downloading the software, training, or logging into the Echo360 system. Please find contact information for the Ed Media offices here.
Follow these steps to embed an Echo360 video into your Blackboard course.
How do I get Echo 360 on my computer?
Create a Help Desk ticket with Ed Media to install the program
How do I create a recording with Echo 360?
Click the start menu on your computer and type "Echo 360" to get started.
Where does my Echo recording go?
You can choose which Blackboard course shell you would like your recording to appear in. You will also receive an email with a URL to your recording.
How do I stop recording?
Right click the Echo icon in the lower right hand side of your screen and click "stop recording.
What Is Digital Storytelling?
Digital Storytelling is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell a story. Through this modern tool students demonstrate their understanding with images, narration, videos, text, & music. Several courses at Pace University have already incorporated digital stories into the curriculum, including meteorology, marketing and English courses.
Which Video Tool Should I Use for Digital Storytelling?
This guide is a compliation of resources for finding music, images and videos that can be legally downloaded and used in your projects. It also includes isnstructions for downloading these materials on your computer.
Create interactive posters that include text, graphics, music, videos and other types of media called “glogs.” Glogster EDU enables instructors to create course accounts to gather all of the glogs of a class in one place.
Captures a group discussion about a single artifact, such as a picture, document, presentation, video, or a combination of several artifacts. Users can participate though webcam, microphone, telephone, text or file upload. They can also interact with the artifact through annotations or drawings