Presentation on theme: "Osman Parada Senior Technology Support Specialist San Bernardino Community College District November 4, 2009 For audio call Toll Free 1 - 888-886-3951."— Presentation transcript:
Osman Parada Senior Technology Support Specialist San Bernardino Community College District November 4, 2009 For audio call Toll Free 1 - 888-886-3951 and use PIN/code 351742 EduStream.org: The California Community College Digital Repository Solution
House Keeping Maximize your CCC Confer window. Mute your phone (*6) if you have visitors or noise in your office. Please note phone audio may be in presenter-only mode. Ask questions over the phone when the presenter prompts. Ask questions throughout presentation via the chat window.
Adjusting your computer audio 1)To listen on your computer, adjust your speaker volume 2)If youre using a phone, click on phone headset. 3)To speak youll need a microphone or USB headset. a) First, run the audio wizard Tools/Audio/Audio Setup Wizard. b) Second, press on the mic icon when its available (release when finished speaking)
Saving Files & Open/Close Captions 1.Save chat window with floppy disc icon 2.Open/close captioning window with CC icon
Emoticons and Polling 1.Raise hand and Emoticons 2.Polling options
Background Community Colleges and Telecourses –Concerns with academic rigor –Value of Telecourses in expanding DE programs; providing rich content; ability to demonstrate difficult to explain concepts; catering to visual learners… –Emerging Trends
Emerging Trends 2002 Average Class Size –Telecourse 54.9 –Online 26.6 2009 Average Class Size –Telecourse 33.8 –Online 28.6 Telecourse providers are losing membership Colleges want content that they can deliver anyway, anytime, and anywhere
Background The Idea – Why dont we stream it and make it part of an online course? –Yes, there are other providers already out there, but…. Concerns/Considerations: –Cost to students –ADA Compliance –Desire to provide access to additional content for: Faculty and Professional Development, Economic/Workforce Development, etc.
Flash Playback Environment Windows Media Environment (Moving to H.264) Digital Broadcast Environment Digital Content Repository, SBCCDs Solution…
Think Big! Anyone can put together a streaming solution, but…. From Local to Multi-Institutional Needs –Flexibility – a tool to address multiple needs –Cost-effectiveness – ability to serve 110 colleges –Institutional/Faculty/Student Collaboration Encouraging Innovation
Key Features Each institution has its own site administrator All proprietary content is ADA compliant Ability to upload practically any file format Agnostic to any CMS
Key Features Allows intra and inter-institutional collaboration Potential use is limited only by creativity –Marketing –Sports, graduations, other events –Professional Development –Workforce and Economic Development –Orientations