Echo360 is launching a new education series, developed to help instructors.

Every month, you can make your job a little easier by learning instructional or administrative best practices directly from an Echo360 power user. These experts will share insights based on their experience, and easy tips to help you use the platform in the most efficient way. The presentations will include various use cases, deployments, disciplines, institution and/or class sizes, to ensure that you will receive information relevant to you.

Join us for as many of our webinars below as you like and stay tuned for our upcoming webinars!

Echo360 Instructor Track

Session 2: Leverage Echo360 to Maximize Learning Outcomes in Economics

Original Air Date: Tuesday, March 26th , 2019 at 12:00pm EDT

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Who Should Attend:
  Instructors, Instructor Assistants and Instructional Support Staff

Length: 1 hour

Hear how Professor Misra uses Echo360 to capture content in dynamic ways for his online class. He records his document camera, video and applications, such as PowerPoint and Excel, to create in-depth learning videos for his students and establish a connection with them remotely. In this webinar, you’ll see how to share your content within the LMS to give students an organized and efficient way to review. Finally, he will highlight the improvements in student outcomes and how he leverages specific Echo360 Analytics to gauge student participation, performance and efficacy of his content.

Session 1: Video Offers On-Demand Answers to Difficult Questions

Original Air Date: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 12:00pm EDT

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Who Should Attend: Instructors, Instructor Assistants and Instructional Support Staff

Length: 1 hour

In this session, Professor Harfmann will demonstrate how he engages his large, required class through project-based learning. His class requires completing assignments using various technical tools and software applications, so he provides lecture captures as a reference for the required steps necessary to complete assignments. You will see how he enables continued learning and practice after class, and then monitors analytics to see where students are struggling. Finally, he will share how he uses polling to gauge comprehension and effectiveness during class.

Presented by:

Dr. Kaustav Misra Dr. Kaustav Misra, Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Saginaw Valley State University. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Mississippi State University in 2010. He received the Outstanding Research Award and the Outstanding Service Award at the CBM Best of Business Awards Banquet ceremony in 2014 and 2017 and a University wide research award, the Earl Warrick Award for Excellence in Research in 2018, respectively. He is highly engaged in on campus activities such as leading study abroad student trips, assisting the college with AACSB accreditation, serving as a department head, founding the Econ Club, has initiated a chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon and South Asian Student Association. He has equal contributions in off campus community activities, too. He is the founder and president of Tri-city Bengali Association, and is also serving as the president of the Indian Eastern Central Michigan Association.

Presented by:

Anton HarfmannAnton Harfmann, Professor and Director of Architectural Engineering at the University of Cincinnati is a licensed architect and builder who teaches Building Information Modeling, construction/structures, and studio courses in both Architecture and Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He was the lead faculty member for the University’s participation in the 2007 Solar Decathlon competition and has taught net-zero design studios on several occasions since. His commitment to teaching has also been recognized by the American Institute of Architects who named him one of the top ten educators in architecture in 2009. Currently, Professor Harfmann is the Program Chair of the Architectural Engineering degree program that is jointly delivered by the colleges of DAAP and CEAS at the University of Cincinnati.