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Join Rev’s 2020 Accessibility Week June 22-June 26

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Jun 10, 2020

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RevBlogAccessibilityJoin Rev’s 2020 Accessibility Week June 22-June 26

Rev is hosting a week-long virtual event where people can tune in during their lunch hour to learn all about how to scale their accessibility efforts during the COVID-19 era. Featuring our own partners and clients, attendees will get to learn from experts and those in the trenches just like them on how they can meet the needs of all their students without breaking the bank.

Session Details

June 22: Kaltura

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From Tradition to Transition: How To Evolve Online Learning with Video

June 22, 2020 12:00-1:00CT

About this webinar

Video in learning is no longer a Nice-to-Have. It’s a Must-Have. With the recent move to remote, the meaning of accessibility has expanded, and so should your teaching methods. Hear from Noa Oron, Global Business Development Director at Kaltura, as she walks you through how you can use video to effectively reach students, transitioning traditional methods to be more engaging in the new online learning world. Tune in for this session to learn more about:

  • Trends that will continue for both synchronous and asynchronous learning
  • Best practices for engaging students using video and online lectures
  • How to make your technology work to meet your accessibility needs

Tune in Monday, June 22nd at 12:00CT.

Speakers 

Noa Oron, Global Business Development Director at Kaltura (noa.oron@kaltura.com)

Noa Oron is the Director of Global Business Development at Kaltura, where she manages strategic partnerships with enterprises and educational institutions. Prior to Kaltura, Noa was Business Development Director at Bertelsmann, the largest media company in Europe. In her previous career, Noa was a tech reporter for Thomson Reuters, Forbes and the Israeli National News. She has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a Masters degree in business journalism from Columbia University.

Sara Ciskie, Head of Customer Success at Rev (sara@rev.com)

Sara is passionate about the customer experience, and works to ensure that clients get the most value out of Rev’s platform and services. Having been at the company for 4 years, she loves talking about all things speech-to-text and learning about how content creators implement Rev into their workflow.

June 23: Panopto

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Captions for Differentiation: Proving Your University’s Unique Value

June 23nd at 12:00-1:00CT

About this webinar

In the age of “Zoom University,” how do you show the value your school brings to students? You’ve got to make your school’s content understandable and accessible in a remote learning environment—without overwhelming your students with an excessive amount of tech platforms to use. Tune in for this session to learn about:

  • How captions demonstrate the value of your university’s teaching methods;
  • What you can do to simplify your tech workflow from start to finish (hint: video platforms are a key part of the puzzle);
  • Ways to appeal to different learning styles in order to retain students.

Tune in Tuesday, June 23rd at 12:00CT.

Speakers

Mike Rich, VP of Business Development at Panopto

Mike Rich is head of global partner relations at Panopto. Mike develops strategic partnerships that drive efficient video-based workflows for the world’s top enterprises and educational institutions. Mike has more than 20 years’ experience working with media and technology organizations to leverage digital technologies in new and insightful ways.

Sara Ciskie, Head of Customer Success at Rev

Sara is passionate about the customer experience, and works to ensure that clients get the most value out of Rev’s platform and services. Having been at the company for 4 years, she loves talking about all things speech-to-text and learning about how content creators implement Rev into their workflow.

June 24: Rev

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Meet Your Speech-to-Text Needs Without Breaking the Bank

June 24th 12:00-1:00CT

About this webinar

Take a peek under the hood of Rev’s best-in-class speech-to-text products to learn more about how you can:

  • Gain access to Live Captions for Zoom;
  • Quickly and easily get ADA-compliant captions for your videos;
  • Seamlessly integrate with popular OVPs to streamline your workflow.

Speakers

Mary Kenny, Senior Product Manager at Rev.com

Mary Kenny is responsible for setting the product strategy and roadmap for Rev’s enterprise product offering, which allows organizations to seamlessly integrate Rev into their workflows.

Brian Luo, Product Manager Rev.com

Brian Luo is a Product Manager at Rev.com focused on helping organizations of all sizes get the most from their audio and video content. Currently, he leads the launch of Rev’s newest service, Live Captions for Zoom, to make meetings and classes via Zoom more comprehensible and engaging through effortless real-time captions.

June 25: NYU & West Virginia University

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Universities in the COVID-19 World: A Fireside Chat

June 25th 12:00-1:00CT

About this webinar

Curious how real people are handling expanded responsibilities in this new era of online learning? Tune in for a fireside chat with West Virginia University’s Media Strategist, David Ryan and NYU School of Law’s Media Production Specialist, Joe Rivera. We’ll have an open conversation about how COVID-19 has impacted their roles, and real things their schools are doing to meet new accessibility needs head-on. 

Tune in Thursday, June 25th at 12:00CT.

Speakers

David Ryan, Media Strategist at West Virginia University (david.ryan@hsc.wvu.edu)

David is the Social Media and Internet Strategist for West Virginia University’s health sciences schools. In his current position, he creates and develops social media content for the individual schools and the program as a whole. In his professional career, David has worked with the Arts & Entertainment department at WVU, as well as the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, where he helped build and grow the social media accounts for both areas. He also has a bachelor’s degree in professional writing and editing and a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications.

Joe Rivera, Media Production Specialist at NYU School of Law (riveraj@mercury.law.nyu.edu)

Joe is the Media Production Specialist at New York University School of Law. A graduate of Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film and Television Production, he has spent his career specializing in all aspects of media production and distribution, everywhere from network television to higher education. Joe currently works with the Media Operations Team at NYU Law, focusing on online education and distance learning formats, as well as studio/classroom production management, podcast recording, and special event live streaming.

Sara Ciskie, Head of Customer Success at Rev

Sara is passionate about the customer experience, and works to ensure that clients get the most value out of Rev’s platform and services. Having been at the company for 4 years, she loves talking about all things speech-to-text and learning about how content creators implement Rev into their workflow.

June 26: ShareStream

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A Live University Success Story

June 26th 12:00-1:00CT

About this webinar

Hear how ShareStream was able to help a university client scale their efforts by creating a seamless, reliable integration between rich media, captions, and their LMS (without breaking the bank).

Speakers

Jessica Weinstein, Chief Revenue Officer at ShareStream (jessica.weinstein@sharestream.com)