Thursday, August 16, 2012
2 to 3 p.m. EDT
11 a.m. to noon PDT


In the last three decades, education has moved beyond the four walls of the classroom to the infinite possibilities of the Internet. Training resources using rich media are everywhere: YouTube, Vimeo, Open Education Resources, lecture capture inside LMS, and third-party rich media libraries.

Online video is a powerful tool for engaging learners. Discover how a great online video addresses the “why” of each lesson, presents the big picture of the subject matter, and supports it with granular details and steps.

Laurie Burruss

Laurie is a professor of interaction design and director of the Digital Media Center at Pasadena City College. She has been a speaker at Macworld, Adobe MAX, SIGGRAPH, and the New Media Consortium Summer Conference. Her passion for digital storytelling has led Laurie to serve as an education consultant at, where she supports academic initiatives.

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