Month: April 2022

Edit Your Closed Captions on Echo360

Closed captions are the text version of what is being spoken during a video, displayed in short, readable segments. All Echo360 videos have a closed caption track. This means that should a viewer want to turn on the closed captioning for a course video, they will have that option. This post provides more information about…Continue Reading Edit Your Closed Captions on Echo360

Echo360 Announces Grant Opportunity

Echo360, the video content management and creation platform in use at WPI, has announced a call for proposals for its E3 grants. E3 stands for Equity, Engagement and Evidence. Each grant recipient, if selected, will receive a $2000 cash award. These grants are designed to support the work of instructors and researchers who use Echo360…Continue Reading Echo360 Announces Grant Opportunity

Introducing Perusall

The perennial quest for engagement may have a boost with Perusall, a social annotation platform that can be incorporated into your Canvas course sites as an external tool. Built by a team of academics from Harvard and the University of Texas, Perusall aims to increase pre-class reading. Students can login to Perusall through Canvas (more…Continue Reading Introducing Perusall