Echo360 is an online learning space which promotes Universal Design for Learning. This online learning space allows for the accommodation of students with varying needs, and makes courses much more inclusive to students in various situations. Echo360 is fully integrated into Avenue To Learn and offers lecture capturing, formative assessment like multiple choice, short answer and numeric question slides to be included in presentations (free, no fee involved for instructors or students), an easy to use video recording tool (available to instructors and students), searchable transcripts with all videos captured or uploaded, an anonymous multimedia discussion board, note taking linked to specific presentation slides or video content, the ability for students to flag confusing content, rich analytics, and much more.
This initiative is called the Echo360 Sandpit. Its goals provide instructors with:
If you would like to learn more, experience what it is like to be a student using Echo360 (online or on a mobile device), and/or join an online campus community of Echo360 users and support, please contact Contact Christa Morrison, Digital Pedagogy Specialist at email@example.com to get access to the Echo360 Sandpit on Avenue To Learn.
- experience using Echo360 as a Student, while learning about the range of features that could help you increase student participation in your course/s
- access to a safe space where you can practice as an Instructor using Echo360
- an online community of Echo360 users/support
- access to research and funding opportunities