Archive for February, 2021

Editing Tools for WPI Producers

Filed in Video & Lecture Capture by on February 27, 2021 0 Comments
Editing Tools for WPI Producers

I hate to break it to you, but some of your footage is going to end up on the cutting room floor. There comes a point in every video-creator’s life when they have to cut some footage. Some footage you might say good riddance to, other footage you may just need to update. Here are […]

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Live AI-Captioning Now Available for All Zoom Meetings!

Live AI-Captioning Now Available for All Zoom Meetings!

As of 2/24/2021, we are now able to offer full AI-generated captions and transcripts for every Zoom meeting, for free!  Here’s how to enable captions on any meeting that you have Host-level access to. Click on the Live Transcript button within the Zoom meeting menu. Click on the Enable Auto-Transcription button. Zoom will begin to […]

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Creating Closed Captions with WPI’s Video Systems

Filed in Accessibility, Video & Lecture Capture by on February 25, 2021 0 Comments
Creating Closed Captions with WPI’s Video Systems

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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Using FlipGrid with Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on February 22, 2021 0 Comments

What is Flipgrid? At its most basic, Flipgrid is a video tool that allows teachers to post “Topics” that are essentially videos with some accompanying text. This is then shared with students, who can be prompted to respond. The response can be made using the software’s camera to create videos that are then posted to […]

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Sharing Echo360 link in Canvas Module

Sharing Echo360 link in Canvas Module

Echo360 users can share their videos in Canvas in a variety of ways. This post explains how to share your video in a Canvas module as an External URL item. First, we need to find the sharing feature and apply it to your video. One way of finding the video is to go to your […]

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