8 Tips for Lecture Capture on a Shoestring

I was recently interviewed for a piece in Campus Technology about “8 Tips for Lecture Capture on a Shoestring”. It was one of my favorite interviews. Very affable and very broad, covering a number of topics. It resulted in an extensive feature from Dian Schaffhauser, which you can read here.

Vidcon: Transforming Education with Online Video

Last week I had the privilege of moderating a panel at Vidcon titled “Transforming Education with Online Video”. The panel was a stunning array of thought leaders in educational online video, and included Noel Waghorn, Lead Producer/Writer for the Reactions channel at the American Chemical Society, Malik Ducard, Global Head of Family and Learning at […]

The Lecture Capture Report

Lecture capture is an important part of any higher education institutions media infrastructure. It can also mean a lot of things. In the context of this report, we’re talking about recording lectures in the classroom and making them available online after the fact. We’ve seen no shortage of inquiries over the years from our colleagues […]

History in a Box

We’ve been cleaning out the old studio in Kidder Hall as we prepare to turn over the space to New Media Communications. As materials are shipped away to Surplus, we unearth some ancient artifacts, some much older than this one artifact pictured here. But few are more relevant to my current occupation. This is an […]

The Kaltura Ecosystem at Oregon State University

I did a webinar with Kaltura yesterday where I spoke about lessons learned from our (“successful”) deployment of Kaltura at OSU. I put “successful” in quotes only because it took some time to get to the point where we are today. We’ve been with Kaltura for 6 years and we’re very satisfied with the product […]

YouTube Testing Responsive Video Player? Been There, Done That is reporting on how YouTube has started testing a responsive video player. In the world of web, “responsive” means components of a web page that resize with your browser. So a bigger browser would have a bigger video window and a smaller browser would resize accordingly. I just wanted to point out that the […]

This is Why We Need Net Neutrality

In this post, a blogger appears to have caught a Verizon customer service rep admitting that Verizon limits access to cloud services – like Amazon Web Services and Netflix – thus reducing bandwidth and functionality. Now, let’s take this with a grain of salt. How likely is it that a lowly CSR on a text […]

Our First Blog Post

Hi and welcome to the first entry in the Video Streaming Blog @ OSU. I’m Raul Burriel, the streaming media coordinator at Oregon State University. I work in the Academic Technologies division of Information Systems. Specifically, I work in the Media Services branch and my job is to help get your videos – and audio […]