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Educational institutions are leveraging video conferencing to create new learning opportunities

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Blue Jeans and Education
Wharton
 
EDU Videocast

Connecting Students and Faculty Outside of the Classroom

Watch this videocast to learn how the Wharton School uses video conferencing to create a rich, collaborative environment for extended learning opportunities by connecting students, staff and faculty across distances. Also, gain insight into the value of leveraging a high-speed internet backbone to help deliver the highest-quality online interactions.

 


Taking Higher Education to the Next Level

Over 140 Universities, community colleges and school districts are using Blue Jeans to equip students, faculty and staff with rich, online collaboration capabilities.

Customers Include:

  • 7 of the top 10 and 20 of the top 50 US colleges per US News & World Report
  • 63% of the Ivy League
  • Over 40% of top-25 MBA schools
  • Institutions in over 10 countries and 34 states
Blue Jeans EDU Customers

Why Blue Jeans Works for Education

Educational institutions are leveraging Blue Jeans to change the way that students learn and faculty members collaborate. Through innovative uses of video conferencing and collaboration technology, they are creating countless educational opportunities that weren't previously possible.

Hybrid Classes
Students join courses in person for portions and online via Blue Jeans for other portions

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Universities host free online courses to create a forum for learning and idea sharing

Intercampus Courses
Schools with various campuses have a single faculty member teach a course available to any student

Co-Teaching
Professors from various campuses come up with a syllabus together and then team-teach a course

Extended Office Hours
Professors make themselves available to students after hours when both parties typically aren't on campus

Student Study Groups
Sudents work on group projects from anywhere; popular scenarios include quick sync-ups and off-hour meetings

Staff / Faculty Collaboration
Department meetings, administrative meetings, and software trainings are often held over video

Faculty & Staff interviews
Early-round interviews for faculty and C-Level positions are conducted via Blue Jeans to cut travel expenses

Ready to give Blue Jeans a try?
Check out the Blue Jeans 14-day free trial if you'd like to take the service for a test drive. Blue Jeans also has a dedicated Education team focused on helping institutions like yours find innovative ways of leveraging cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration.