Sophie Jagannathan

Sophie Jagannathan is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Embedding Echo360 Videos in Canvas Pages

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 22, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Echo360 Videos in Canvas Pages

This post will walk you through how to embed your Echo360 videos into a Canvas page. The first step is to create a new page in Canvas.   Once you’ve done that, you’ll notice a rich content editor with a bar of buttons. But before you click any of these buttons you might want to […]

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From Ensemble to Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on April 2, 2020 0 Comments
From Ensemble to Canvas

Let’s say you’ve got a video on the Ensemble media server, and you’re looking to deploy it to your Canvas Course. There are a couple of easy ways to do this, and this post will show you 2 methods. Adding an Ensemble Video to a module: Start by adding an item to the desired course […]

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Sharing Echo360 Videos as a Course-Relevant Collection

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments
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. […]

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Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments
Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

This blog show you how to use Echo360 to upload and then share your videos. First we’ll cover how to upload a video. Then we’ll cover how to generate a link for it or connect it directly to your Canvas site. UPLOADING A VIDEO FILE You don’t need to use Echo360’s recording tools to upload […]

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Embedding Video in Canvas Pages

Filed in Miscellaneous by on February 4, 2020 0 Comments
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, Studio and Ensemble 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 […]

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Student Projects with Universal Capture

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
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 […]

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Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
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. Then click on the add Assignment button. […]

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Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 14, 2020 0 Comments
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 […]

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Uploading and Using Studio Videos

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 4, 2019 0 Comments
Uploading and Using Studio Videos

Hello Producers of Educational Media! Today we’re going to talk about how to use Canvas Studio to store your video files and then share them in modules. What is Studio? It’s a repository for your videos. You can store video files there and you can also use an accompanying tool to record new ones. But […]

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Let’s Use Universal Capture

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 4, 2019 0 Comments
Let’s Use Universal Capture

Greetings, WPI faculty and students! In this post, we’ll go over how to download Universal Capture and use it to record. To download Universal Capture, visit the Echo360 section of your Canvas site. Click the gear wheel on the top right. A drop down menu is released.     You’ll see the downloads option from […]

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