Can review the lecture, or part of a lecture, afterwards, or in preparation for assessments
With disabilities can review the lectures; note takers don’t need to be actually in the class at the same time as the lecture
Distributed (in time or distance) learners can listen to lecture or session to augment other modes of content distribution and participation
Can catch up on a lecture they missed. Students can optimize the use of their time.
Avoid having to go over material for students that weren’t at the lecture
Can critique their own classroom technique by reviewing the capture lectures
Can include recorded lecture elements in a teaching portfolio
Can re-use content at their discretion—subsequent classes can view a special lecture that can’t be recreated; due to an instructor illness or absence, a similar lecture might be used from a previous class;
Record a guest lecturer for future use.
The service is very easy to use for instructors. The technology incorporates some things instructors are already doing—use a wireless microphone and the computer to display content. Once scheduled, recording is automatic. Release of captured lectures to students can be automatic as well.
Access to Help services.
Access to sample recordings, best practices, and documentation.
Supported integration with other IT systems on campus including PAWS, and Blackboard.