Sophie Jagannathan

Sophie Jagannathan is the Educational Media Coordinator at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Get Ready for Echo360’s Active Learning Platform

Filed in Multimedia by on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
Get Ready for Echo360’s Active Learning Platform

As of the Fall semester, WPI will be using a new version of the Echo360 lecture capture system. This new version is called “ALP,” which is short for Active Learning Platform. As it’s name implies, it’s a platform, so the system is capable of more than just recording and distributing those videos via your course […]

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Educational Scriptwriting

Filed in Multimedia by on June 1, 2016 0 Comments
Educational Scriptwriting

This spring, after hearing more than one faculty member talk about the challenges of creating video for their online courses, I thought about the virtues of the script. A script helps you plan what you’re going to say. You can look at the script and think – does that fact really belong in this video? […]

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Custom Ordering Playlists in Ensemble

Filed in Multimedia, Tools for Teaching by on December 15, 2015 0 Comments
Custom Ordering Playlists in Ensemble

Ensemble is WPI’s online video platform – like an internal YouTube. WPI community members can request space in the system for creating their own repository of videos which further educational goals. Many instructors are already using Ensemble, from System Dynamics to Fire Protection to Biology. Like YouTube, users can create playlists. Playlists can have neat […]

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Lecture Capture: This Time It’s Personal

Lecture Capture: This Time It’s Personal

There are many reasons to explore contingency planning for your class lectures and anyone who was in Worcester last winter can remember a particularly cold one. But even if you’re not trapped behind a sheet of ice you may still want to find a way to deliver course content to your students remotely. One tool that […]

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