Sophie Jagannathan

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

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Reaching Viewers with Echo360

Filed in Miscellaneous by on November 12, 2020 0 Comments
Reaching Viewers with Echo360

Greetings, WPI Producers! This post will cover how to get the videos you produce with Echo360 in front of your students. These videos can be produced in a classroom, at home with Echo360 Universal Capture or through the Echo360-Zoom integration. Three popular ways to share Echo360 videos with students are: Sharing as a Collection through […]

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The Echo360-Zoom Handshake

Filed in Miscellaneous by on November 11, 2020 0 Comments
The Echo360-Zoom Handshake

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. Why is this good? For starters, it allows you to keep all your video content in one place. You don’t have to deal with multiple video storage […]

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Ad-hoc Capture in Echo360 Classrooms

Filed in Miscellaneous by on November 3, 2020 0 Comments
Ad-hoc Capture in Echo360 Classrooms

Greetings, WPI Lecture Capturers! Have you ever been in a classroom and wanted to start and stop a lecture capture by yourself? Here are directions. First, locate the desktop shortcut to Echo360 Class Capture. If that is not available, please contact the Technology for Teaching and Learning Group and we will provide you with the […]

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Submitting an Assignment with Canvas Studio

Filed in Miscellaneous by on October 15, 2020 0 Comments
Submitting an Assignment with Canvas Studio

Greetings WPI Students, Your Professor may assign a video as an assignment. Here are the steps that you take to submit it using Canvas Studio, a content management and creation tool embedded in Canvas. First, you click on the assignment and click submit. Once you click submit, you see some choices. Choose Studio.   When […]

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Creating Permalinks in Ensemble

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 21, 2020 0 Comments
Creating Permalinks in Ensemble

Greetings Educational Video Producers at WPI, This post walks you through how to create a permalink for your video that lives in Ensemble, WPI’s on-site media server. Why do you want a permalink? So you can share the video. First, login to Ensemble. Here is the URL: https://video.wpi.edu Login with the Single Sign On option, […]

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Ensemble: How to Upload Video

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 15, 2020 0 Comments
Ensemble: How to Upload Video

Ensemble¬†is a video content management system at WPI into which you can upload video files and from which you can share them. This blog post will explain how to add and share a video with Ensemble. You can reach Ensemble by logging in at the site below: == https://video.wpi.edu == Choose single sign on to […]

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Studio: How to Upload Video

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 7, 2020 0 Comments
Studio: How to Upload Video

Greetings WPI Video Producers: Canvas has a video content management system. It’s integrated into Canvas. It’s called Studio. Studio is also a content creation tool, but you can upload videos to Studio that weren’t created by it. Uploading videos to Studio (as opposed to the files area of your Canvas site) won’t count against your […]

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Editing with Canvas Studio

Filed in Miscellaneous by on July 23, 2020 0 Comments
Editing with Canvas Studio

Greetings Educational Media Producers! Did you know Canvas Studio has an editing feature? Here’s the caveat. It has to be used right after recording and BEFORE you upload the video. After you upload, you won’t have the chance to edit the video unless you download it and bring it into a separate editing program.   […]

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Production Tools: Recording Your Lectures

Filed in Miscellaneous by on July 23, 2020 0 Comments
Production Tools: Recording Your Lectures

Greetings, Educational Video Producers! Did you know that WPI has three tools that can be utilized for recording your educational videos? Those tools are Echo360, Zoom and Studio.     Like a choose-your-own-adventure, you may be wondering where to start. Asking yourselves these questions may help you decide. Q. Do you want to create video […]

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Recording Videos in a Pandemic

Filed in Miscellaneous by on July 23, 2020 0 Comments
Recording Videos in a Pandemic

Hello WPI Community! This post will cover options for creating educational videos during situations – such as the current COVID 19 pandemic – where it’s not possible to come to campus. WPI has two primary tools which allow for communication with students via video. One is Echo360¬†and the other is Zoom. Both of these tools […]

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