Lecture capture solutions are systems that are designed to record the audio and visual content of a classroom lecture for later playback, and in most cases include a suite of software facilities for editing and publishing content via the Web. This allows students to access recorded classroom content from PCs, as well as mobile devices such as smartphones and portable media players. Given the benefits that lecture capture capabilities offer students and instructors, campus IT leaders should understand this technology and solution space.
Benefits of Lecture Capture in Postsecondary Environments
With today's students well accustomed to podcasts and on-demand video, a growing number of postsecondary institutions view lecture capture as an opportunity to better engage and support the student body. From an institutional perspective, key benefits and opportunities of lecture capture solutions include: