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AV Technology Increases Student Retention and Engagement

A new generation of students has high expectation for the technology in their learning spaces. AV technology integrations on a college campus send a signal to students that the learning experience will be interactive and collaborative.

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Study Confirms Effective Virtual Learning Starts with Robust AV Technology

By Joey Davis

A study on student home connectivity by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has revealed key objectives school systems, colleges, and universities must consider in order to provide an efficient remote learning experience.

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Upcoming Webinar: Learning Tech Managers Power Hour with Kylie Kendrick

Join Kylie Kendrick, Technical Specialist for Lecture Capture (Encore via Panopto) at Durham University for Learning Tech Managers Power Hour: eSports in education - Lessons Learned on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 to 2:00 PM EST. Register today!

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5 Best Pre-Sales Practices in AV Projects for the Educational Market

By Franciele Mesadri

AV projects for educational facilities require careful planning. From information gathering to completion, here are five steps to make the process a success.

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How to Build an Effective and Trusted Audiovisual Team

In March 2020, when university administrations were starting to grasp the brutal realities of COVID-19, one of the many challenges they were facing was how to move their entire class schedules online.

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Learning Tech Manager’s Power Hour: Improving the Online Learning Experience

This session will look at the common elements of video conference-capable AV systems for learning.

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Learning Power Hour: Improving the Online Learning Experience l AVIXA Webinars

The modern focus of video conference systems should not start and end with the most top-of-the-line video camera but instead should start with other AV components such as audio, content, and control. This session will look at the common elements of video conference-capable AV systems for learning.

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The San Diego State University Online Lessons Challenge | AV Case Studies

With more than 36,000 students and professors, the Instructional Technology Service at San Diego State University has a huge challenge ahead of them amidst the lockdown. Here is a quick breakdown on their story and their solution. To read more about this case study, visit: https://www.avixa.org/av-topics/articles/road-to-the-congreso-avixa-2021-the-san-diego-state-university-online-lessons-challenge

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Road to the Congreso AVIXA 2021: The San Diego State University Online Lessons Challenge

By Franciele Mesadri

This article is a preview of the case story that the San Diego State University team will present during the next AVIXA 2021 Congress: Technologies for education today and tomorrow, which will take place virtually from April 27 to 30.

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The Sweet Sound of Online Education

By Franciele Mesadri

The art of listening to users to meet the technological needs of educational institutions is a task that we as members of the AV industry must cultivate. And, if luck smiles on us, we can discover internal allies to help us develop better solutions.

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DV-LED has Mainstreamed, But Much of Pro AV is Still Learning the Tech

By David Haynes

Direct view LED has rapidly become a mainstream product in digital signage, but while the display technology is seeing rapid and diverse adoption, it’s clear much of the pro AV ecosystem is still trying to sort out what it is and how to differentiate the huge assortment of products and suppliers.

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2021 Trends: Seeing Yourself in Digital Signage

By Kirsten Nelson

As we look ahead to the next year and wonder how brands and retailers will communicate with us, we’re going to hold them to a high standard: how human are your virtual experiences? Video content and apps are more than just placeholders and distractions, they need to connect, immerse and understand us.

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2021 Trends: More Collaboration Between Machines and Humans

By Kirsten Nelson

Maybe at this point in the pandemic we’ve all sat at a virtual conference table with an avatar or two, read about how collaboration is going to happen in a mixed reality landscape and entertained ideas about how an AI might replace a few number-crunching execs someday. But there’s still a surprising amount of talk about humans when we look at the year ahead.

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Industry Insights: Opportunities for Digital Signage to Contribute to Public Safety

By Jonathan Brawn, CTS

Digital signage has recently proven to be a critical part of our business strategy due to COVID-19. One which has forced a radical change in our business, as our collective customers have adapted to this new situation. Digital signage is one aspect of our business that has not necessarily declined or been delayed.

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Higher Ed AV Rings in the New Year with Summer Pre-Planning and More for 2021

By Jimmie Singleton CTS

This month’s edition of the Higher Ed AV Digital Magazine starts the conversation about 2021 with a theme of “Summer Pre-Planning.” Although COVID may have thrown a wrench into normal plans and budget allocations, higher ed is still bound to specific timing windows for installations and upgrades.

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2021 Trends: Continuing to Enhance Hybrid Classroom Technology

By Kirsten Nelson

Now that nearly all learning has a significant online component, and schools of all types will be endeavoring far to make a hybrid approach work for the foreseeable future, the outlook for 2021 places an emphasis on refinement of tools and practices. Particularly within higher education, where a hybrid approach to learning was already on the rise.

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Sneak Peek of the New AVIXA.org

Welcome to the new AVIXA.org! We’re inviting you to come in and take a look around at our new digital home. We want your feedback so that AVIXA.org continues to be part of your daily journey in the AV industry.

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Podcast: Human Factors in Workplace Design

By Kirsten Nelson

We have all learned how to work in new ways during the pandemic. By now, each individual has had time to consider what they miss about the old way of working, and what they have embraced about these socially distant times. The reactions are as varied as the types of people who share the workplace.

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Audio Will Make Hybrid Venues More Immersive in 2021

By Kirsten Nelson

There’s a lot of talk about pent-up demand as we head into 2021. Pent-up demand for fully engaging real-life experiences. Particularly in the performing arts, where the irreplaceable experience of being enveloped by sound and scene will draw audiences and create rewarding connections.

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Cut the Static: Creating Dynamic Experiences through Architecture and AV

By Michelle Bollen

Historically, buildings have been pretty set in stone. Architectural flexibility was the exception not the norm. Today, however, we live in a remarkable moment—a time when our spaces can shift with the flick of a hand across a keyboard. We can write an algorithm that turns a doorstep into a portal and build a canvas that paints (and even serenades) itself.

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