We’ll admit it — from time to time when we’re learning something new our attention span… shortens.
A minute or two drifts past, until something catches our ears or eyes. More than once we’ve snapped back to Earth just in time to catch the phrase, “and that’s the most important thing I want you to take away from this presentation” — only to have no recollection what was said in the preceding sentence.
Frustrating? Sure. Uncommon? Hardly.
We’re willing to bet almost every learner — from college students in a 9am lecture to seasoned professionals in the 8th hour of a corporate training CTE course have experienced those same absent moments.
So what’s new? Now, a moment’s distraction doesn’t need to come at the expense of missed information.
When presentations, classes, sessions, meetings, and ideas are recorded and shared with video, finding those missed minutes is as easy as pulling up the recording and pressing “play”. And if your video library can search video as well as Panopto — indexing every word spoken and every word shown on-screen — your students could even jump right to the exact moment they missed, just by searching the phrase “the most important thing I want you to remember” and rewinding 20 seconds.
Video offers every student in any classroom a simple support system, making it possible to rewind, replay, and make sure they’ve understood everything.
So it’s no surprise that more and more corporate communications, HR, and learning and development teams, as well as colleges, universities, and schools around the world are including video as a tool to make their educational content more accessible. And with tools like the Panopto video platform — an all-in-one solution for recording, storing, sharing, and searching video — producing and managing all that video has never been easier.
This week we saw more educational and entertaining recordings among the latest presentations shared online with Panopto. And in the spirit of passing it on, these are just a few of the ideas shared this week with Panopto’s presentation recording software.
Managing Your Network — Qualcomm Learning Center
As part of the company’s commitment to continuing professional education, Qualcomm’s Learning Center shares this presentation recording with Linda Hill, Harvard professor and leadership development expert, sharing tips and best practices for company employees to improve how they manage their personal networks. Qualcomm takes pride in its organizational connectedness — and this is a great example of how the company helps to build and foster that culture through ongoing communications and training.
Digital Knowledge: What Teachers Should Know in the Digital Age
Dr. Alberto Martinelli shares this recorded lecture on the subject of digital knowledge, supporting the goal of enabling digital connectivity across university campuses and enabling teachers and students to share and learn across great distances. Dr. Martinelli dives into the Information and Communication Technology Competency Framework devised by UNESCO, as well as the individual components that make up digital knowledge and how to measure and chart each.
Filter Integrity Testing
The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training shares this recorded online presentation on filter integrity testing, covering everything from types of filters, the differences between hydrophobic and hydrophilic filters, and how and why filters should be tested. This session also happens to be a great example of how Panopto can work with other communications or presentations tools — here, Adobe Connect — to make recording and sharing high-quality audio and video content on-demand easy.
Diuretics — Henry Ford Medical Group
Dr. Kausik Umanath, Director of Clinical Research Section for nephrology and hypertension at Henry Ford Hospital, shares this introduction to diuretics, including a broad discussion about how sodium and water are processed in the body’s kidneys. Dr. Umanath’s recorded presentation offers quite a bit of detail about these clinical agents, and closes with a review designed to encourage healthcare providers new to the subject to demonstrate what they’ve learned.
Linux Essentials: Managing Network Connections
Sit in with the class at SIU for this recorded lecture on Linux Essentials, as the group reviews the details of managing network connections. The class is a perfect example of why video is such a valuable tool for students — as the material goes deep into the details of configuring network interfaces, understanding features, and building security, all of which will be handy for students to be able to rewind and review after class to ensure they understand each detail in full.
Popular Culture in Society
The flipped classroom model is sweeping through almost every level of academia. With video, educators can share lectures ahead of class time, freeing the classroom to become a more interactive, discussion-focused place where students and teachers can parse the details of the day’s subject. But just because watching tomorrow’s lecture has become tonight’s new homework doesn’t mean it has to be boring — take, for example, this flipped classroom recording on Popular Culture in Society, which brings a sharp deadpan into a philosophical review of popular culture is appropriated for political purposes.
Try It For Yourself!
Ready to share your ideas so they can be found? Panopto makes it easy to record presentations and share them online, both as live streaming webcasts and recorded on-demand video. To see how Panopto can help you share your ideas, contact our team for a free trial today.