EchoVideo: What's New for Instructors

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Winter 2024 New Year, New Enhancements, New Features:  
A new Video Player is now seen across the platform excluding Live Streams, create embedded Playlists, choose Virtual Backgrounds when recording with Browser Capture, and several visual improvements that provide simplier workflows improving accessibility.

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EchoVideo provides several ways you can check for student understanding or gather feedback whether you are teaching face-to-face, hybrid, or online classes. Keep up to date with the latest enhancements, new features coming soon, and fixes.

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Active Learning Tools Foster Student Learning

You can create an inclusive learning environment, its up to you how you employ the engagement tools in your teaching utilize the Q&A, Discussion, and/or Polling tools inside of an EchoVideo course or the Embedded Player.

  • The Active Learning Platform allows instructors to access student analytics and engage learners, while also reinforcing a student's understanding of the material being shared. A variety of Classroom Tools can be used by instructors and students, Q&A, Discussion, Polls, for students they also have the ability to Bookmark a video or slide, take Notes, and mark content as confusing.
  • The Discussion Tool available in the Embedded Video Player is also another way that you can engage students to participate in the class topic. Students can utilize Q&A and ask questions publicly or anonymously, and reference the time specific time in the video. Students can view and participate in Discussion within the embedded video or link. Explore our entire EchoVideo Student Guide.

Major Enhancements

Have you recorded a lecture using Browser Capture? It's a quick and effortless way to record videos on any computer, you just need an Internet connection and a supported browser. Simply click the blue Create button while logged into EchoVideo.
  • Browser Capture: Easily record in your browser, while online, works on Windows, Mac, Chromebook, and Netbook. As of Winter 2024, you can record yourself with a virtual background.
  • Embed videos in Canvas: does not use an EchoVideo course (recommended for Modules). Instructors embed media from the easy embed button, inside of a Canvas.
  • Instructor How-to Videos: Watch a compilation of short videos, view best practices, and use cases on how other universities are teaching with EchoVideo. 
  • Collections: Share media with others and set member permissions, outside of an EchoVideo course.
  • Consolidated Analytics: See a combination of all video views and poll responses for embedded or course media.
  • Teams and OneDriveSync Microsoft Teams recordings to your EchoVideo library and/or easily access EchoVideo inside of Teams.

EchoVideo Released Features

Check out the latest releases from EchoVideo, new deployments and enhancements are moving to quarterly releases for all products in 2023*. The release cycle dates are below: NOTE: Click the collapsible panels below to open and close the content.

*Note: For the latest releases view EchoVideo: 2023-2024 Releases for Instructors

2023, Mar. 29 – 30: Video recovery request an admin to restore your deleted media.
2023, Jun. 28 – 29A recycle bin for all users, an updated color theme and tab navigation, and content notifications that instructors can opt-in.
2023, Sept. 27 – 28: A variety of fixes implemented across the platform.
2023, Dec. 27th: A new login in Page, a new EchoPlayer, create Playlists, record Virtual Backgrounds, and Branding updates.

Features Coming Soon

Folders (organize content) are coming spring/summer 2024, details TBD and coming soon.

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