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The Role of Video Conferencing in Education

Video conferencing in higher education has as many options as a university's list of potential majors. But don't get intimidated — this choice is easy. It's simply about enriching the educational experience and finding tools that support academic success.

University students video conference with a guest lecturer

Learn from Experts Online video conferencing allows students and professors to engage with subject-matter experts. Start welcoming guest lecturers and remote presenters using our free apps or join via Web Viewer.

College student reviews a free recording of a lecture in a coffee shop

Time-Saving Recording Software

For everything from missed classes to cramming for exams, free recordings help keep everyone on track. Researchers can record interviews and focus groups, then get free keyword analysis to support findings. Transcription is available, too!

Two university students have a study session using screen sharing software on multiple devices

Study Like a Pro

Got a study group? Add screen sharing to your video conference for easy brainstorming and collaborating on group projects. Meet deadlines and increase productivity by conferencing from on or off campus.

An Educator's Guide to Online Meetings

Watch this short video to learn how to use innovative technology from to enhance learning with audio, video and screen sharing.

Education Through Video Conferencing

Need a video conferencing solution for education? Follow the example of these highly-regarded institutions and start seeing the benefits of video conferencing for educational purposes.

We are fortunate to use Providing a uniform audio conferencing tool as a mechanism for our students, faculty and alumni to connect is a win-win-win! Add the simple screen sharing function and it's a complete package that we find useful as an elearning tool.

- Shelley Stewart, Ph.D., elearning director, Pepperdine University