Lecture capture began 10 years ago at DePaul University in Chicago when the College of Computing and Digital Media developed the Course OnLine system.
Dr. Margie Martyn earned her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology with a cognate in Computer Science from The University of Akron. As a full-time faculty member at Baldwin-Wallace College she taught courses in the Computer Science Department including database, systems analysis and design as well as telecommunications and networking. In her current role as President of Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, she leads the team who oversees online learning for the entire district of the City Colleges of Chicago. CCC recently launched its first fully online degree program and Associate of Arts in Business and Economics.
Current research describes the benefits of active learning approaches. Clickers, or student response systems, are a technology used to promote active learning.
As offerings of online courses, programs, and degrees continue to increase,1 universities are grappling for ways to assess and assure quality.