Archive for January, 2021

Gordon Library Lightboard Studio

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Tools for Teaching by on January 14, 2021 0 Comments
Gordon Library Lightboard Studio

Hot off the press and just in time for C-term… The ATC, in partnership with the Gordon Library, has installed a Revolution Lightboard into Tech Suite 121 (first floor next to the Multimedia Lab), for use by faculty to record micro-lectures or in live Zoom sessions. Why use a lightboard? Writing on a lightboard allows […]

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C-Term 2021 Academic Technology News

Filed in Miscellaneous, News by on January 11, 2021 0 Comments

Welcome back faculty and happy 2021! Hope you all had a restful break and were able to get away from screens for a while. The ATC team is here to help you get ready for another Zoom-filled Spring term. Please read our updates below and if you have any questions please email us at atc-ttl@wpi.edu.   TechFlex updates & support  C-Term Microphone & Classroom Tech Request  […]

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Echo360-Zoom Connection

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 9, 2021 0 Comments
Echo360-Zoom Connection

The Echo360 – Zoom Connection For Echo360 users, or those who might become Echo360 users, here’s good news: your Zoom cloud recordings can be ingested by Echo360 and placed in your personal libraries and course sites. Why is this good? For starters, it allows you to keep all your video content in one place. You […]

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How Transcripts and Captions Work in Echo360

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 8, 2021 0 Comments
How Transcripts and Captions Work in Echo360

The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination in the places of public accommodation – such as schools – and failing to transcribe or provide closed captions for your educational videos can be seen as a violation of the ADA. So transcripts and captions have legal significance. But beyond that, they help your students access your […]

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Flipping Video with OBS

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 7, 2021 0 Comments
Flipping Video with OBS

OBS – short for Open Broadcaster System – is an open source software for video streaming and recording. Downloads for OBS are available at obsproject.com.   OBS is free and works well on Windows, macOS and Linux systems. That being said, as an open source tool, there isn’t a customer support hotline you can call […]

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