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Tech takeaways from the pandemic: Using Echo 360 to extend the virtual classroom

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In this Q&A, two members of the McMaster teaching and learning community share their key takeaways from teaching online and what tools can be leveraged for hybrid or in-person learning environments. As the university works toward safely bringing more in-person experiences Back to Mac this fall, there are many key learnings to carry forward from […]

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WebEx will no longer be a university-supported video conference tool

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The introduction of multiple new web conferencing tools, especially over the past year, has created an opportunity to evaluate our current Cisco WebEx contract. With the support of the two main campus providers and support areas behind the use of WebEx, – the MacPherson Institute and Faculty of Health Sciences’ (FHS) Computing Services Unit (CSU) […]

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10 Tips to Improve the Audio Quality in Your Video Recordings

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We may think of video as a visual medium, but it’s the audio that tells us the story. Great audio connects the viewer to the visuals and keeps them engaged. Poor-quality audio disconnects the viewer from the content; the brain must work harder to understand, and fatigue happens quickly. In a pre-recorded lecture, it’s also […]

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