On-demand video enriches student, faculty engagement

More than 30,000 hours’ worth of Babson’s on-demand video presentations were viewed last year.

In an age when “bring your own device” initiatives are  booming and flipped learning is gaining steam, many colleges believe that video is an ideal medium for delivering academic content.

Last year, Babson College students and faculty reportedly watched 30,000 hours of Brainshark on-demand video presentations outside of the classroom—a staggering number with numerous implications for the future of higher-education technology.

Looking to reduce costs, Babson initially enlisted Brainshark to inspire students and faculty members to create their own content more efficiently, instead of having to book time in an expensive recording studio. Brainshark’s cloud-based technology allows students and professors to add vocal commentary to PowerPoint presentations.…Read More