Miscellaneous

Student Projects with Universal Capture

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Student Projects with Universal Capture

This post explains how to download Echo360 Universal Capture, how to record with it, and how to share a link to the recording. 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 top right. It releases a […]

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Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

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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

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Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture

Recently, Echo360 changed it’s capturing software to a “Universal” software that is the same across classrooms and personal computers. You guessed it – the new capture software is called “Universal Capture” and it’s what you will see if you log into class capture on a WPI podium computer . It look like this: Before you […]

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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! Echo360’s Personal Capture software (aka PCAP) has been sunsetted. Its replacement is Universal Capture. 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.   You’ll see the downloads option from the […]

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Echo360 as a Module Item

Filed in Miscellaneous by on August 29, 2019 0 Comments
Echo360 as a Module Item

Did you know there is a way to post individual videos in Canvas modules and see who has watched them? Echo360 has an analytics tab on the top menu of your course section. Here, you can get information according to student or video activity. But to collect this kind of information you have to follow […]

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Posting Echo360 links in Canvas Modules

Filed in Miscellaneous by on August 28, 2019 0 Comments
Posting Echo360 links in Canvas Modules

Hello, Educational Media Producers! We often get asked the question: How do I post a link to my Echo360 video in a Canvas module? This post will walk you through the process. The first thing you do is click the Echo360 button on the left-side menu of your course site. Then click the Echo360 logo […]

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Welcome back WPI Faculty!

Welcome back WPI Faculty!

It’s been a busy summer for Academic Technology, but we’re so excited to welcome new faculty, students, and everyone returning to campus for Fall 2019! While (mostly) everyone was gone, we’ve been busy upgrading classrooms, testing new software, and learning about new tools and methodologies to help you utilize technology to best fit your teaching […]

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8th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day

8th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 16th, 2019 is the 8th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. According to the World Health Organization, “More than one billion people in the world live with some form of […]

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The Powerpoint – Echo360 – Canvas Workflow

Filed in Miscellaneous by on April 10, 2019 0 Comments

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