University of Dayton Case Study
Ryan Allan is the Director of eLearning at University of Dayton.
He is joined by David Bauer, Team Lead of eLearning Systems & Support Services, and Julianne Morgan, Senior eLearning Specialist.
University of Dayton is based in Dayton, Ohio and serves over 10,000 students.
When implementating Warpwire across campus, Ryan was glad to see how quickly it caught on with faculty, "I didn't have to train people, we didn't have to put out a big marketing push." Warpwire was so easy to use that faculty quickly saw how they could incorporate video and multimedia into their courses, and "the value Warpwire brought to their teaching."
One use instructors have found for Warpwire in their courses is as a mechanism for providing quick and personal feedback for their students. Julianne notes that "people like that they can just go to Warpwire and immediately press on a button and start recording." Why use video feedback instead of or in addition to written feedback? "It makes for a better engagement opportunity between the student and the instructor," says Julianne.
While Dayton's faculty make use of video, their eLearning team is busy in the background building apps to help improve their teaching experience. David and his team have been able to leverage Warpwire's API to build an in-video quizzing tool for faculty. "Warpwire's API has been great because it's given us the tools we need to interact with videos" and build an app that allows instructors to add questions at various points in a video.
Whether it's team members using Warpwire, or developers utilizing the API, Warpwire focuses on maintaining a strong relationship with clients. "I've worked with a lot of vendors over the years, and I can honestly say that the relationship I've had with the folks at Warpwire has been the best," says Ryan. Julianne adds that "our support with Warpwire is superlative."
"If I was talking to somebody else that was considering Warpwire, I would tell them that my experience with them has been top notch," Ryan concludes.