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Verbit to Exhibit at Kaltura Connect This Week

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to be participating and exhibiting at this week's video experience conference, Kaltura Connect, to be held January 21-23 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. This annual conference gathers 500 attendees for three days of workshops, panels and networking to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in video. Each year, Kaltura gathers some of the world's leading…
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Webinar Recap: How AI Empowers Personalized Learning

By Danielle Chazen

Providing students with more personalized learning has been a goal of university leaders for years. Experienced higher education professionals understand that each learner brings a unique blend of experiences and expectations to the desk and can therefore benefit from multiple methods of consuming course content. In the past, educators have tried to enlist learning management systems to develop various learning…
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Verbit Raises Additional $31 Million in Series B Funding Round

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to announce the close of a $31 million Series B round, led by growth equity firm Stripes and with participation from Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital and ClalTech. This latest round of funding brings Verbit’s total amount raised to $65 million, following a $23 million Series A round in January 2019. Verbit's valuation has…
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Spotlighting Schools with Learning Differences Programs

By Danielle Chazen

The experience of going off to college can feel daunting to many. Students are presented with a period of unprecedented internal growth and a mix of opportunities and challenges that can be self-defining. Yet when you factor in also managing a learning challenge or disability, it’s important for students to know they’re investing in schools that will also invest in…
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How to Choose a Good Online Course

By Danielle Chazen

More universities and companies are investing in providing distance learning opportunities. With many marketing tactics at play and unaccredited programs on the market, it’s important to do your research and gain a strong understanding of the specific program you’re signing up for. When choosing to invest your hard-earned savings or making considerations to take out a student loan, it’s crucial…
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Webinar Recap: Executing an Inclusion Plan

By Ayelet Weizs

As part of a recurring series, "The Accessible Classroom Redefined," Verbit hosted a webinar this month to gather higher education decision makers for a live discussion. This episode, Driving Inclusion with Key Partner Institutions, was led by Accessibility Evangelist Scott Ready and featured TCS Education System’s Senior Learning Experience Designer, Lord Giddie. Giddie has been successfully implementing inclusion measures and…
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Closed Captioning 101: What You Should Know

By Ayelet Weizs

Leaders in higher education are captioning their content more than ever before. Institutions are utilizing closed captioning services to assist students who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as students who retain content better when it’s also presented visually. Unlike open captions, which are displayed on the video by default, closed video captioning services are controlled by the…
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Four Higher Ed Resolutions to Consider for 2020

By Ayelet Weizs

It's that time of year again: setting New Year’s resolutions. In addition to your personal resolutions, you can consider making a professional resolution to make a lasting impact on students. Here are four potential New Year’s resolutions for higher education industry professionals to consider as 2020 approaches. 1) Draft Inclusivity Plans for All Students, Including Those With Disabilities That Aren't…
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