Lecture Capture

Log In to Echo360 with Your NetID & Password

UMass Amherst instructors with Echo360 accounts can now use their UMass Amherst NetID and password to log in to the Echo360 server and Personal Capture software. This blog post describes these changes and provides information on how to use the new login process.  Echo360 Server To log in to the Echo360 server and access your instructor…

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10 New Echo360 Lecture Capture Classrooms for Fall 2016

For the Fall 2016 semester, UMass Amherst has 10 new classrooms with integrated Echo360 lecture capture technology: Ag Engineering 119 Arnold House 120 Furcolo 101 Furcolo 102 Draper 124 Herter 225 Marcus 131 Morrill IV N201 Stockbridge 301 Totman 156 To request Echo360 for these or any of our other classrooms with integrated lecture capture technology, see our Request…

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Echo360 Unavailable Friday July 24, 12 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Echo360 will be unavailable on Friday, July 24, from approximately 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. EST for scheduled maintenance. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: You will not be able to log in to the Echo System Server or publish recordings during the downtime. Your students will not be able to view recordings that are hosted on the Echo…

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Echo360 Unavailable June 6 (8 p.m. – 12 a.m.)

Echo360 will be unavailable on Saturday, June 6, from approximately 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST for scheduled maintenance. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: You will not be able to log in to the Echo System Server or publish recordings during the downtime. Your students will not be able to view recordings that are hosted on…

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Fall 2014 Workshops & Events

We hope your semester is off to a great start! This fall our workshops focus on screencasting and video technology, but we are available to assist you with learning other new technologies. Please join us for our Fall 2014 workshops, or contact us for one-on-one appointments to learn about a variety of topics, including: Screencasting…

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Echo360 Lecture Capture Service Unavailable Wed., 8/27, 9 p.m. to Thurs., 1 a.m., 8/28

Echo360 will be unavailable from approximately 9:00 p.m. on Wed., August 27, to approximately 1:00 a.m. EST, on Thurs., August 28, for maintenance. What You Need to Know You will not be able to log in to the Echo System Server or publish recordings during the downtime. Your students will not be able to view…

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Echo360: Scheduled Maintenance 10:00 p.m. Sun. 7/27 to 5:00 a.m. Mon. 7/28.

Echo360 will be unavailable from approximately 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, to approximately 5:00 a.m. EST, on Monday, July 28, for a hosting infrastructure upgrade. This upgrade will increase our Echo360 storage and streaming capacity, and includes an additional media processor for improved recording processing times. What You Need to Know You will not…

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Echo360 Lecture Capture Version 5.4 is Coming Monday, 7/14

On Monday, July 14, 2014, UMass Amherst upgraded the Echo360 lecture capture service to version 5.4. This upgrade includes new versions of Personal Capture Software for Windows (download and install required) and Macintosh (update required), as well as a number of other new features and system improvements. For complete details, keep reading below. As always,…

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i>clicker: Transforming Student Learning through Technology- A Presentation by Dr. Mats Selen

Watch our video of Professor Selen’s talk to see how he and his colleagues have streamlined and improved their teaching, and increased student engagement and outcomes by introducing Web-based multimedia pre-lectures, online assessments of student understanding prior to lecture, and clicker technology to assess and facilitate student understanding during lecture.