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Editing with Canvas Studio

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

Production Tools: Recording Your Lectures

Did you know that WPI has three tools that can be utilized for recording 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. Where are you producing these videos? A1. In the classroom? Use Echo360 […]

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Recording Videos in a Pandemic

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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From Ensemble to Canvas

Filed in How-to, LMS, Miscellaneous, Multimedia 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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Moving Your Courses Online

D-Term is going online and the TTL Team has put together many resources for faculty to help ease the transition. We’re got LOTS of trainings coming up this week for Canvas, Zoom, and Echo360, both in-person and online. Check them out and please RSVP (we are limited to 40 people in person). We have a […]

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Arc is now Canvas Studio

Arc is now Canvas Studio

You may have noticed a small change in Canvas recently! The video engagement tool known as “Arc” now has a new name and icon, but the overall look and functionality are still the same. Arc is now called Studio. What is Studio? Studio is a video engagement and annotation tool within Canvas that allows instructors […]

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Arc Video: Recording and Sharing

Interested in recording instructional video for your students? Canvas has a built in tool for doing just that. It’s called Arc. Read Sophie’s blog post for more.

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Poster Printing! Best Practices to Ensure You Make a Poster that Effectively Communicates Your Ideas

Filed in How-to, Multimedia, Posters by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Poster Printing! Best Practices to Ensure You Make a Poster that Effectively Communicates Your Ideas

This week we have invited Ellen Lincourt, Master of Posters (seriously, this should be an official bullet in her job description!), to contribute to our blog. Ellen is generally the first person you will meet when you come to the main ATC office in Fuller Labs. Not only does she coordinate the poster printing services […]

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Compatibility Mode and myWPI

Compatibility Mode and myWPI

If you’re an Internet Explorer 11 user, you may have noticed that myWPI has the occasional tendency to look, well, odd. If you’re seeing errors like these scrollbars, or perhaps encountering other errors in Internet Explorer where things aren’t displaying or working correctly, you may need to turn off Compatibility Mode! Compatibility mode is a […]

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WPI is making the switch to a new web conferencing tool!

WPI is making the switch to a new web conferencing tool!

Since 2008, WPI has been supporting Wimba Classroom for its campus web conferencing needs.   However, a couple years ago, Blackboard, which powers our myWPI system, acquired Wimba and also another web conferencing tool used in higher education, Elluminate.   As part of the acquisition, Blackboard is phasing out Wimba (and Elluminate) and has rolled out a new […]

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