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A to Zoom: Acing Online Learning Webinar

By Danielle Chazen

A significant number of online learning experiences are now happening via Zoom. With more time and experience utilizing the platform, educators have identified challenges and are benefiting from best practices which have been uncovered in the process. As a result, Verbit is investing more in its integrations with Zoom and additional web conferencing platforms. We're therefore hosting a webinar to…
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Transcription Security – How Verbit Ensures Your Data Stays Secure

By Danielle Chazen

Data security should be a top priority for every business and professional. Ensuring that sensitive data, including personal data, stays secure is critical. Transcriptions are one area of focus currently in the realm of cybersecurity. From notes taken during internal client meetings, to transcriptions of global town halls where company performance statistics are shared to admissible transcriptions of legal proceedings,…
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Emerging Technologies in Education Making an Impact

By Danielle Chazen

Higher education is experiencing the power of technology more than ever before. Educational technology tools, which were once thought of as forward-thinking or nice-to-have, are now needed to continue teaching students without disruption in the current climate. Emerging technologies for teaching and learning are making a significant impact on the ways students consume course material and universities are being charged…
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‘Live Room by Verbit’ Interactive Application Unveiled for Zoom Desktop Users

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit has released a new desktop application, Live Room by Verbit, which provides live, interactive transcripts and captions within Zoom web conferencing. The application supports companies and universities, helping them to ensure their online meetings, courses and events are delivered effectively to both comply with legal requirements and meet the needs of all remote participants. “Following the massive growth in…
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Get Inspired: It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Danielle Chazen

Accessibility and inclusion should be at the forefront of every higher education leader’s strategic goals. Today marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Verbit is highly committed to spreading awareness about the importance of accessibility for today's students. Access can truly make or break the student experience. All students should be given equal opportunities to succeed and participate in the online and…
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The New Norm: Data and Tools To Fuel Effective Virtual Learning

By Danielle Chazen

The pivot from in-person classes to virtual learning at colleges and universities around the world has been an eye-opening experience. Instructors are quickly realizing the power of video to deliver engaging, personalized learning, while students are settling into video lectures and collaborative conferencing calls. It may be easy to overlook one important aspect – accessibility – during the rush. As…
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Verbit Engages Higher-Ed Thought Leaders for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Danielle Chazen

Thursday, May 21 marks the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Accessibility and inclusion should be at the forefront of every higher education leader’s mind and embedded in their strategic goals when designing new courses, providing students with online video offerings, as well as organizing extracurricular events. Global Accessibility Awareness Day is designed to get everyone talking, thinking and learning…
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The Start of Summer Semesters: Making Online Courses More Accessible

By Danielle Chazen

Summer semesters present opportunities for universities to engage new students, as well as allow for existing students to complete more coursework to speed up their anticipated degree completion dates. This summer, most courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, professors who are new to teaching in the online environment can now make it relatively easy to…
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How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Transcription Process?

By Danielle Chazen

Artificial Intelligence and its accompanying technologies have transformed countless manual tasks into automated ones. AI is helping businesses and professionals save much needed time, resources and budgets. AI is now being used to fuel the transcription process. Transcripts were formerly thought of as materials delivered to media outlets after important speeches or to legal professionals in courtroom settings. While these…
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Video Conferencing in Education: Addition, Alternative or Future of Education

By Danielle Chazen

Technology has greatly disrupted traditional education and learning methods. The industry only continues to evolve as more tools to fuel student engagement become available. There has been a substantial increase in implementing online tools and digital media to modernize education and drive the engagement of students. Video and the need to facilitate distance learning is one of the biggest drivers…
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