Mediasite Power Users, Sonic Foundry VP to Talk Flipped Classrooms, MOOCs, Dual Enrollment

Clemson University, Eastern New Mexico University, Michigan Virtual University and University of Wisconsin-La Crosse faculty, administrators to present at Sloan-C conference

MADISON, Wis. — November 11, 2013 — Several prominent proponents of Mediasite by Sonic Foundry Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, will present at The Sloan Consortium’s 19th Annual International Conference on Online Learning next week.

Sonic Foundry, a Coast-to-Coast technology partner of the conference Nov. 20 to 22, will record these sessions for the public to watch on-demand.
• To Flip or Not to Flip: The Comprehensive Study of Flipped Classrooms, Sean Brown, Senior Vice President, Sonic Foundry
• Just Flip It: From the Front Lines of the Flipped Classroom, Clemson University professor Ralph Welsh
The following will also be presented at the conference for onsite attendees only.
• From Flipped Classroom to Dual Enrollment: How ENMU Achieved Campus-Wide Capture in 12 Months, Eastern New Mexico University dean Mary Fanelli Ayala
• How University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Transformed Online Learning Modules Into A MOOC, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse director of academic technology services Jim Jorstad, along with Robert Hoar, director of the Institute for Innovation in Undergraduate Research & Learning, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and math professor
• Supporting the First Major E-Learning Project in Nigeria, Michigan Virtual University vice president of operations Kirby Milton, along with Bunmi Akinyemiju of Venture Garden Group

In addition, Mediasite will live webcast the keynote and plenary sessions, featured sessions, select information sessions and key vendor sessions. Online audiences will be able to watch live from their desktops or mobile devices, and the recordings will be archived for on-demand viewing post-conference. This is the sixth year Sloan-C has offered attendees a blended or hybrid conference via Mediasite for this event. Virtual packages may be purchased on the Sloan Consortium website,

“By making our conference a hybrid event, we’re allowing those unable to attend in person in Florida due to budget or time restrictions to still get the full experience. They can still interact with other attendees and ask speakers questions using the virtual attendance option via Mediasite,” said Kathleen S. Ives D.M., acting chief executive officer and executive director of Sloan-C. “We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Sonic Foundry to reach a global audience.”

Sloan-C also hosts two other conferences each year for industry leaders. Mediasite will webcast the 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium April 9-11, 2014, in Dallas, Texas, and the 11th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop July 8-9 in Denver, Colo. to support Sloan-C’s goal of bringing its educational programs to new online audiences.

Trusted by 1,200 colleges and universities, the patented Mediasite webcasting and video content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand videos and rich media.

About Sloan Consortium
The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into mainstream higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale and breadth of education. For more information, visit

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting solutions, providing video content management and distribution for education, business and government. Powered by the patented Mediasite webcasting platform and webcast services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance.

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