Miscellaneous

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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Storing All Those Zoom Recordings

Filed in Miscellaneous by on October 9, 2020
Storing All Those Zoom Recordings

With the rise in recorded meetings, all of this new media has got to go somewhere, and everyone’s hard drives and course website storage are filling up with huge video files. Happily, we’ve got a solution: a media server designed for large file storage and streaming playback, and it integrates with Zoom. When you’re in […]

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Microsoft Teams, WPI, & You: What do I need to know?

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 29, 2020 0 Comments
Microsoft Teams, WPI, & You: What do I need to know?

Did you know that ITS @ WPI has created a Class Team in Microsoft Teams for every course at WPI? It’s been a long, busy summer, but we wanted to make an official announcement to let you know about this exciting news! How do I access Teams? Since it is part of Office 365 suite, […]

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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. There are two ways to reach Ensemble. One is to use the URL below: == https://video.wpi.edu == Choose single […]

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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 in it. It’s integrated into Canvas. It’s called Studio. You can upload videos to Studio and it won’t count against your storage quota. If you upload directly to the files section of your Canvas site it does count against your quota. You’ll find Studio […]

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Welcome back WPI faculty!

Filed in Miscellaneous by on August 19, 2020 0 Comments
Welcome back WPI faculty!

It’s been another busy summer here at the Academic Technology Center. We’ve been going non-stop this Spring and Summer to prepare for all possible unknowns, and make the Fall term go as smoothly as possible despite the unpredictability! We just had our annual New Faculty Orientation today, and although it was “virtual” it was great […]

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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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