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Company Overview of Echo360, Incorporated
Echo360, Incorporated provides blended learning and lecture capture solution to higher education institutions in the United States and internationally. It operates an active learning platform, a Software as a Service learning and analytics solution for higher education. The company’s platform allows users to capture, share, and assign their flipped classroom recording, as well as enables users to add polls, quizzes, and other activities to the presentations. In addition, its platform allows users to record instructional videos for students; and connects students and instructors around the world, as well as provides learning analytics and indicators that enable the instructor to know the stud...
21000 Atlantic Boulevard
Dulles, VA 20166
Founded in 2007
Key Executives for Echo360, Incorporated
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Executive Vice President of Product
Head of Teaching Innovation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Echo360, Incorporated Key Developments
Echo360 Appoints of Bradley S. Fordham as Chief Technology Officer
Nov 6 14
Echo360 announced appointment of Bradley S. Fordham, Ph.D. as chief technology officer (CTO). Prior to joining the company, Fordham served as CTO at Amplify Education.
Echo360 Announces the Availability of the Active Learning Platform
Sep 30 14
Echo360 announced the availability of the Active Learning Platform. It is the first cloud-based academic technology platform engineered to elevate student performance in the classroom and improve learning outcomes through enhanced learning analytics. The Active Learning Platform provides instructors and institutions with an unprecedented view of student activity both inside and outside the classroom using comprehensive dashboards. The platform is to combine advanced lecture capture, content management and student engagement technologies with robust learning analytics in a single technology solution. The Active Learning Platform helps instructors teach more effectively with real-time analytics on student engagement, comprehension and study habits. Instructors can use the data to identify at-risk students and help improve individual student performance. Institutions can use aggregated data to help increase retention and graduation rates. Students use the Active Learning Platform to confidently master course material with 24/7 access to content and personalized study guides. The Active Learning Platform integrates multiple proven education technology components in one cloud-based Software as a Service solution with guaranteed uptime and reliability: Advanced Lecture Capture: Institutions have a scalable, reliable and flexible way to create live and on-demand video events using lecture capture capabilities, including classroom capture software, personal capture software and the SafeCapture HD hardware capture appliance. It is seamless for instructors to capture everything that happens in the classroom, and sessions are automatically shared with students in an HTML5 online learning environment. Student Engagement: Instructors can integrate polls, quizzes and other activities into their presentations to make the traditional lecture more interactive. Instructors using these methods have seen student participation increase to as high as 89% to 99% of their class1. Students can also take notes, respond in real time and mark important or confusing content, using their laptops and mobile devices. Questions can be asked anonymously to avoid potentially embarrassing criticism from peers. Student activity is automatically compiled into a personalized study guide, contextually linked to recorded class sessions. Content Management: Instructors can easily manage presentations, videos and documents through an instructional content management system called the Learning Library. The library integrates educational content and creates learner analytics collected throughout the teaching and learning lifecycle. Easy to use archive capabilities and share/publish functions give instructors complete control over their teaching materials. Learning Analytics: The Active Learning Platform captures rich, real-time behavioral data on class attendance and participation as well as results from quizzes and polls, lecture capture usage, time spent studying and more. The solution delivers intuitive dashboards and reports to instructors so they can identify at-risk students and intervene to help students before exam time. Administrators can view aggregated academic performance data to develop effective strategies to improve student retention and graduation rates. The Echo360 Active Learning Platform is available now.
Echo360 and Dell Work Together to Sell the EchoSystem Active Learning Software Solution and SafeCapture HD Appliances
Apr 8 14
Echo360 announced expansion of its work with Dell Inc. to sell the EchoSystem Active Learning software solution and SafeCapture HD appliances around the world. Throughout the initial partnership trail, Dell offered a turnkey solution and combined the Echo360 Active Learning and lecture capture solution with a scalable technology backend that delivered a robust and stable experience to students. Dell's commitment to higher education stretches across various disciplines, segments and solutions. From Education Data Management and Lecture Capture to Assistive Technology and Virtual Labs, Dell services students, administrators, researchers and faculty to help their clients successfully navigate modern learning environments.
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