University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Drives Double Digit Enrollment Increases for Remote Students through Online Learning via Mediasite

Friday, June 22, 2012

Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for lecture capture, enterprise and event webcasting, announced the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering has selected Mediasite for lecture capture in its new multi-million dollar state-of-the-art online learning facility. The school is ranked 9th in the nation among public undergraduate engineering programs, according to U.S. News and World Report.

The Siegel Learning Center, a 6,000-square-foot facility housed inside the school’s J.M. Patterson building, is the new hub for online learning on campus, scheduled to open for classes this fall. The center will have six high definition studio classrooms that will use Mediasite as its core educational technology platform to deliver lectures to about 1,000 online students, primarily graduate level, each semester. Another roughly 1,000 on-campus students also access the Mediasite webcasts each semester on-demand to review what they learned in class.

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