SpokenMedia is an umbrella project for the development of tools and services to enable rich media notebooks for learning and teaching. The key enabler for these rich media notebooks are full text transcripts of academic video lectures--the text transcripts provide means of searching and organizing video lectures and more importantly combining with text-based materials from places such as MIT OpenCourseWare.
SpokenMedia is focusing on a number of tools and services:
For full details on the SpokenMedia project, please visit spokenmedia.mit.edu.
The SpokenMedia Project is supported in part by the MIT/Microsoft iCampus Alliance. SpokenMedia takes as inspiration two prior iCampus projects--building on the potential of automatically transcribing video lectures from the Spoken Lecture project and the use of video clips in education from the Cross Media Annotation System project.