The way an Echo360 video is shared determines whether a lot of students see it or just a few. Examples of wide sharing are via the Echo360 section, connected to a Canvas course site through the left side menu. When students click on the Echo360 button, they see an collection of videos either recorded in…Continue Reading Echo360 Sharing: Wide and Narrow
Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing
This blog shows you how to use Echo360 to upload and then share your videos. First we’ll cover how to upload a video. Then we’ll show you the different ways of sharing your video once it’s in Echo360. Uploading a Video File Sharing the Video Uploading a Video File You don’t need to use Echo360’s…Continue Reading Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing
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…Continue Reading Arc is now Canvas Studio
Introducing Studio: a new kind of video platform within Canvas
Canvas is a video engagement and annotation tool within Canvas that allows instructors and students to actively collaborate through video. WPI now has access to the Studio video platform! The Studio platform allows students and instructors to engage with video content by commenting directly on the video timeline. Students can learn from each other’s insights…Continue Reading Introducing Studio: a new kind of video platform within Canvas
That’s What We Are Here For!
Yesterday I had one of what we call our “great meetings”. I met with two faculty (don’t worry, they shall not be named here) who identified some of their teaching challenges. We spent our time discussing the following topics: 1. Grading multiple choice exams. How can we cut down on grading time while also gathering…Continue Reading That’s What We Are Here For!
The more things change…use of media in the classroom.
This term I am taking a course that covers the history of educational technology. You may hear more from me on the topic! One of the themes that keeps striking me repeatedly is the pattern we have suffered in this field. The challenges I face in my role today, such as a lack of a…Continue Reading The more things change…use of media in the classroom.
Tools we use – Screen Captures
Have you ever found yourself writing an email (or a blog post!) and wished you could just show what you mean instead of having to try to describe it? We often find that being able to quickly capture what’s happening on a computer screen is invaluable for saving time and communicating more clearly. There are…Continue Reading Tools we use – Screen Captures
Creating a Multimedia Project: Some helpful thoughts
Every project begins with an idea. It might be some thought you’d like to express, a topic you want to explain, an answer to a “What if” question… But once you’ve written it down and planned out what form it might take, it’s time to think about actually making it!…Continue Reading Creating a Multimedia Project: Some helpful thoughts
Planning a Successful Multimedia Project (In 6 Easy Steps!)
Have you ever considered working on a multimedia project, but didn’t know where to get started? Or how to know when to finish? Here’s some tips for how to go about planning an effective project….Continue Reading Planning a Successful Multimedia Project (In 6 Easy Steps!)
Digital Video Formats…and You.
There are about as many different digital video formats on the market today as there are video cameras, and in the spirit of market competition, nothing ever seems to work well with anything else. What is a would-be video editor to do? This post provides information about the format pitfalls to avoid and recommends some…Continue Reading Digital Video Formats…and You.