Year: 2022

Echo360: Recording from Home or Office

Echo360: Recording from Home or Office Echo360 can be used to create video from your home or office. If you go to the Echo360 area of your Canvas course site, you’ll notice a blue Create button.   If you click on New Browser Capture, you can create a recording with the browser based version of Echo360’s…Continue Reading Echo360: Recording from Home or Office

Echo360 Room List

Alden Hall Janet Earle Room Atwater Kent AK013 AK116 AK219 AK232 AK233 Boston Seaport CS131 Campus Center Hagglund Room Fuller Labs FL222 FL311 FL320 Lower Perrault Upper Perrault Goddard Hall GH227 Higgins Labs HL031 HL114 HL116 HL154 HL202 HL218 HL230 Kaven Hall KH115 KH116 KH202 KH203 KH204 KH207 Olin Hall OH107 OH109 OH126 OH218 OH223…Continue Reading Echo360 Room List

Echo360 Sharing: Wide and Narrow

The way an Echo360 video is shared determines whether a lot of students see it or just a few. Examples of wide sharing are via the Echo360 section, connected to a Canvas course site through the left side menu. When students click on the Echo360 button, they see an collection of videos either recorded in…Continue Reading Echo360 Sharing: Wide and Narrow

Create a Link to Your Echo360 Section

For the times that you want to share your Echo360 lecture captures outside of Canvas to viewers outside WPI, create an access link to the section. The first step is to log into Echo360 with https://echo360.org Then from the landing page, go to your courses. Find the course for which you want to pull a…Continue Reading Create a Link to Your Echo360 Section

Sizing Echo360 Videos in a Page

Greeting, Lecture Capturers! When you have video stored on Echo360 that you’d like to embed in a page in Canvas, you can affect the look of the page by selecting its size. In the Canvas page editor, click the Echo360 E-Z embed button, as shown in the image below. Clicking the E-Z embed button opens…Continue Reading Sizing Echo360 Videos in a Page

Lecture Capture Contingency Planning

Instructors at WPI are being asked to be agile in order to accommodate students who may not be able to attend in-classroom lectures. If you’re an instructor who is not accustomed to lecture capture, this blog post will guide help you initiate a lecture stream using Echo360 or Zoom. Echo360 Zoom Planning   Echo360 At…Continue Reading Lecture Capture Contingency Planning

Share Studio Video with a Link

If you have a video in Canvas Studio that you want to share with a link, follow these steps. First, find your video in My Library. Click the three-dot column on the bottom right of the video thumbnail. This releases a pop up menu. Click “Share Media”. From here, you have the choice of whether…Continue Reading Share Studio Video with a Link

Feature Comparison: Echo360 and Studio

Feature Access Via cloud platform (https://echo360.org) or Canvas. Via enrollment in an active Canvas course site, only. Organization Course section (i.e., folder); user library; collection  Course folder; user library; collection  Storage Cloud platform Cloud associated with Canvas Captioning Yes Yes Quizzes Yes. Question types: multiple choice, ordered list, short answer, numeric activity, image quiz, T/F. …Continue Reading Feature Comparison: Echo360 and Studio

Editing Your Thumbnail with Echo360

Like a manicure, a good thumbnail will do wonders for your video’s appearance. What is a thumbnail? A thumbnail is small image hyperlinked to the playback of your video. It should communicate the gist of your video. But sometimes it doesn’t. This blog post will show you how to remedy that situation in Echo360. First…Continue Reading Editing Your Thumbnail with Echo360