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The Demand for Choice and Diversity in Online Learning Creates Innovation

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Education, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology
Join the President of the US Distance Learning Association and Director of Partnerships and Collaboration at i2i Technologies Ken Conn, as he talks about the evolution of online learning. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, the President of the US Distance Learning Association and Director of Partnerships and Collaboration at i2i Technologies Ken Conn talks about the evolution of online learning. Ken Conn saw the unique role that video could play in learning when it first entered his classroom where he was teaching almost 20 years ago, and the promise that was made to him…

The Video Promise of Yesterday Is Finally Coming True Today

by Ken Conn in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Education, Lifesize, Partners
We had a chance to sit down with Ken Conn, the President of the USDLA and the Director of Partnerships and Collaboration at i2i Technologies to talk about video’s role in distance learning. In 2001, video conferencing technology found its way onto my sixth-grade campus where I was teaching. The technology wasn’t nearly as advanced as it is now, but it was there, and I could see the potential. Almost 20 years later, I’m happy to say that video conferencing has finally caught up with the promise it made two decades ago —readily available and easy-to-use video learning has finally…

Key Takeaways from SXSWedu 2017

by Daniel Wheeler in SXSW, Education
SXSWedu 2017 About the Author: Daniel Wheeler is an Instructional Technology Specialist and Dual-Credit English Instructor at Del Valle High School. In his free time he enjoys playing music and other less-technological activities like gardening and rock climbing. He also sponsors the DVHS Cardinal Garden Club.  SXSWedu is one of my favorite education conferences because it’s less focused on the latest…

Bridging the geographical divide in special-interest education

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Education, Lifesize
With just a webcam and an Internet connection, video conferencing is helping students connect to the classroom, even when they’re thousands of miles away. Physical access to a campus is no longer a barrier to the tools these students need to succeed later in life. We sat down with David Denton, Forest Lake’s principal, to hear more about how Lifesize has helped his school achieve its mission…

Education and Video Conferencing: Video in the Classroom

by Julian Fields in CustomerCase Study, Education, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
With video conferencing, you can bring the world into the classroom. Lifesize is leading the way to a more interconnected learning experience, and our background working with school districts and universities all over the world has helped us tailor our technology to meet the particular needs of educators.  Here are just a few of the many things schools can do with HD video collaboration technol…
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