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↑Educational Content Sites
- The Apple Learning Interchange Exhibits offer many examples of the use of QuickTime in education. For example, the Lewis and Clark exhibit provides streaming video linking the journey of Lewis and Clark to today's students.
- Wayne RESA in Michigan makes innovative use of QuickTime Streaming for live webcasting and video on demand.
- WGBH has a wealth of "titles" on the web which use QuickTime. Some of their showcase sites include:
- Wisconsin Public Television is working with Wisconsin K-12 to stream programming for 4th Grade Culture and History into Elementary Schools across the state (this site requires a log-in to view content).
- Wisconsin Public TV's involvement came as a result of the successful "Math Magic" project to stream exemplary mathematics instruction in Middle Schools across the state (45 streaming servers installed in districts across the state).
- Saddleback Valley Schools are using the innovative Navicast system to publish "channels" of content produced at the school. It is a great example of engaging students in content creation and media publishing to develop communication skills. Saddleback is also the home of Janet English's innovative Schoolhouse Video Project that empowers K12 students to create and disseminate broadcast quality video.
- Umea University in Sweden also use the innovative Navicast system to publish "channels" of content produced at the school. This Navicast site has a custom version of the Navicast skinned media interface.
- The University of Wisconsin Medical School Grand Rounds provide an excellent example of QuickTime video synchronized with a slide presentation.
- Beaverton School District uses QuickTime to help train staff on the use of their student information system. They also have used QuickTime to provide information on Technology Enhanced Student Assessment.
- UT Austin uses QuickTime to stream lectures on-demand. Here is a nice example of streaming video synchronized with slides and html content.
- The world famous British Pathe library is making their library of historical video and images available. Previously using Windows Media, the Pathe Library is converting all of their content to industry-standard MPEG-4 and serving the content from an Apple Xserve. More information on the project is available here.
- University of Wisconsin, Madison is using QuickTime Streaming for innovative language instruction.
- Grapevine-Colleyville ISD in Texas uses QuickTime to stream board meetings, training and district technology regulations. The Board Meetings include chapter lists for quick access. The training modules are integrated with a First Class server. The log-in for the training module is user name "ade" password "apple" - the training module has sychronized slides, streaming video and chapter lists for quick access. These were produced by Steve Pandolfo (available for consulting work), 817.251.5788.
- Bloodline - online lectures on hematology
- The Manhattan School of Music has been using video for distance education since 1996. Uses include private lessons, master classes, informances, educational outreach, composer colloquiums, professional development sessions, and educational exchanges among schools both nationally and internationally. An archived webcast of Maestro Pinchas Zukerman conducting a Manhattan School of Music string chamber orchestra in a reading of Edward Elgar’s String Serenade, Op. 20*, from Greenfield Hall at Manhattan School of Music on Saturday, November 15, 2003:
↑ Live Webcasting
↑ MPEG-4 Resources and Examples
↑ Wired QuickTime and Media Skins
↑ QuickTime VR
- QuickTime VR is another interactive technology that goes beyond video and audio, and provides an environment for immersive exploration. Examples of VR include.