7 Things You Should Know About Ustream

Ustream is an interactive web streaming platform that lets users broadcast their own channels on the Ustream network or on a third-party website such as MySpace or Facebook. Ustream offers a platform for users to host events, promote their own shows, or set up interactive conversations with participants across the globe. Ustream's broadcasting model offers an attractive new way for Internet broadcasters to connect with audiences, allowing dialogue between users and opportunities to build connections across the globe. Ustream gives faculty free, easy-to-use options for streaming video to geographically disparate audiences, and the service also introduces new frontiers for authentic assessment in the classroom. | 0 Comments

Echo360 and Blackboard Partnership Gives Faculty Universal Access to Lecture Capture

Echo360 today announced a partnership with Blackboard Inc. that gives instructors at more than 2,000 Blackboard institutions access to a free personal version of the Echo360 capture software. The companies inked a three-year deal that calls for Echo360 software to be distributed with Blackboard solutions to its higher education client community in the U.S. and Canada beginning in spring of 2009. | 0 Comments

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