Year: 2020

Remote Pedagogy Office Hours

Are you unsure how to re-imagine your successful in-person activity for use online? Are you responding to the same student questions via email over and over? Are students confused about where to find your content in Canvas?  Do you want to brainstorm strategies for keeping your students engaged and excited about learning?  We’re here to…Continue Reading Remote Pedagogy Office Hours

Microsoft Teams is now enabled in Canvas!

What we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Microsoft and Canvas have launched the Teams integration in Canvas! When Microsoft Teams Meetings for Canvas is enabled, the Teams Meetings icon will be enabled in the Rich Content Editor in several areas within Canvas. Supported feature areas include Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Classic Quizzes, and the…Continue Reading Microsoft Teams is now enabled in Canvas!

Moving Your Courses Online

D-Term is going online and the TTL Team has put together many resources for faculty to help ease the transition. We’re got LOTS of trainings coming up this week for Canvas, Zoom, and Echo360, both in-person and online. Check them out and please RSVP (we are limited to 40 people in person). We have a…Continue Reading Moving Your Courses Online

Sharing Echo360 Videos as a Course-Relevant Collection

How do Echo360 videos integrate with your Canvas course? One easy way is through the Echo360 button on your left side course menu.     When you share a video to your course, they are accessible via this button, and appear as a list.     From here, students can download the videos they want….Continue Reading Sharing Echo360 Videos as a Course-Relevant Collection

Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

This blog shows you how to use Echo360 to upload and then share your videos. First we’ll cover how to upload a video. Then we’ll show you the different ways of sharing your video once it’s in Echo360. Uploading a Video File Sharing the Video Uploading a Video File You don’t need to use Echo360’s…Continue Reading Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

Embedding Video in Canvas Pages

If you want to embed your course videos into a Canvas page, you have three options. WPI currently uses Echo360 and Canvas Studio as video storage and creation solutions, and each offers different benefits. This post shows how to use each of those tools to embed video in a Canvas page. We will start with…Continue Reading Embedding Video in Canvas Pages

Student Projects with Universal Capture

This post explains how to use download Echo360 Universal Capture, how to record with it, and how to share a link to the recording. Downloading Universal Capture The first step is to click Echo360 on the left side menu-bar of the Canvas site.   Once you do this, you’ll see a gear wheel on the…Continue Reading Student Projects with Universal Capture

Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

In this post, we’ll go over how to create an assignment that accepts a video from Canvas Studio, Canvas’s video recording and storage platform. Studio is an application that can be added to your Canvas menu on the left.   To create the assignment, first click on Assignments on the left side menu. Then click…Continue Reading Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture

Recently, Echo360 changed it’s capturing software to a cross-platform solution that is the same across classrooms and personal computers. Now the software on your laptop for recording looks the same as the one in your classroom. Hence the new name: “Universal Capture”. Echo360 Universal Capture looks like the below. This post describes how to use…Continue Reading Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture