Category: Lecture Capture: Echo360

Lecture Capture: Echo360 Advanced Features

While you may use Echo360 to record your lectures, there are several other features that you can use to gather analytics, create more interactive classes, and engage your students more. Read further for information on Q&A sessions for your class, live interactive polling, and analytics on how students are engaging in with the Echo360 content.

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Lecture Capture: Echo360 Analytics

If you are using Echo360 to record your lectures, there are built in analytics to see who is watching the videos as well as how engaged they are when watching the videos. If you add additional content in Echo360, such as your powerpoint or other materials or create a live polling option within Echo360, you can also see analytics for these features.

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Lecture Capture: Echo360 Creating a Presentation with Live Polling

Echo360 offers the ability to conduct live polling in the classroom. You can ask multiple choice, true/false, short answer, image quizzes, ordered lists, and numerical formula questions. You create or upload a presentation into Echo360 and present from the tool. Students can then use their mobile devices or computers to answer the questions if they are logged in to Echo360. This is free for students and they do not need to download any additional software to use it.

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About Lecture Capture: Echo360

Echo360 Classroom Capture and Echo 360 Personal Capture are two tools that can be used to create and share video recordings with your students. Video recordings are one of the many tools that can be used to engage students in active learning. They can also serve as backup methods for class lectures and presentations on days when inclement weather and other issues disrupt the class schedule.

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Lecture Capture: Installing the Echo360 Active Learning Platform

Echo360 is moving to a new version and location for the Fall 2016 semester. We will now use the Echo360 ALP (Active Learning Platform), hosted in the Amazon Cloud. If you have been using Echo360 Personal Capture (PCAP) to record and publish, you will need to download a new installer. Existing recordings on your computer will still be accessible within the new software.

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Lecture Capture: Adding the Echo360 Tool to Blackboard Courses

In order for students to access the Echo360 content for a course a Content link to the Echo360 external tool must be added to each course. For student participation to be sent to the Results Center the Echo360 tool must be added through the Assessments menu on the Content page. Below you will find instructions for adding the Echo360 tool to courses, connecting Blackboard to Echo360 to get content, and creating a link to Echo360 in the course menu.

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