June 13, 2012 07:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time
GAITHERSBURG, Md.–ShareStream and Instructure partner to leverage the ShareStream video extension for instructional technology on the Canvas® platform. ShareStream will showcase its new media solution for Canvas at Instructure’s annual user conference, InstructureCon, June 14th 2012 in Park City, Utah.
ShareStream’s video solution for Canvas enables faculty, staff and students to easily upload video, perform online video editing and submit video assignments to instructors. Additionally, users can browse instructional-media collections for the courses in which they are enrolled, tag content with metadata and deliver rich media securely via a robust and scalable video streaming server.
“ShareStream is very pleased to partner with Instructure to provide our mutual customers with ShareStream’s video solution tightly integrated with Canvas,” stated David Weinstein, ShareStream’s CEO.
The use of video and other forms of media, such as audio, images and lecture capture files, has skyrocketed at educational institutions over recent years, particularly for teaching and learning.
“We’re just starting to see the huge value for today’s classroom in having seamlessly integrated video,” said Brian Whitmer, Co-Founder and Vice-President of Product at Instructure Canvas. “Instructure’s partnership with ShareStream will enhance the experience of both the teacher and the student.”
The ShareStream Video Platform—a turnkey system for the full lifecycle of media, complete with digital rights management—is designed specifically to fulfill rising demand from educational institutions for integrating media into online courses and campus communications.
ShareStream’s video extension for Canvas allows universities, colleges and K-12 schools to fulfill rising demand for video streaming services. These services aid in instructional technology, distance learning, library’s media reserves, student video assignments and more.
Availability and Demonstrations
ShareStream’s video extension for Instructure Canvas is now available. For more information on the ShareStream Video Platform and ShareStream’s interoperability with Canvas, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ShareStream and Instructure will also hold a joint webinar on Wednesday, July 25th, which will include a demonstration of ShareStream’s integration points with Canvas. To register for the webinar, click here.
ShareStream provides secure, enterprise-wide rich-media management platforms and online video solutions designed specifically for the unique needs of educational institutions. The ShareStream Media Platform for Education, developed in collaboration with higher education at Georgetown University, provides educational institutions with the technological tools specific to their workflow to allow them to operate as state-of-the-art educational media organizations to achieve the maximum benefit from their content, on campus and beyond. For more information, please visit www.sharestream.com or follow ShareStream on Twitter at @ShareStreamVid to receive the latest company updates.
Instructure is a technology company committed to improving education. We provide instructors and students modern tools and resources to empower the learning experience. Founded by graduate students in collaboration with educational institutions, Instructure provides Canvas – the open, easy-to-use, cloud-native learning platform.
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