Lecture Capturing – Getting Started

Filed in Announcements by on August 3, 2017

Lecture capturing is a service offered through the Academic Technology Center at WPI. While the word “capturing” may make you feel like you have to give chase, here at WPI it just means recording your lecture.

When you “capture” a lecture, you can record the graphics, video and audio that are associated with your lecture. You can capture your lectures in a WPI classroom or remotely, via software.

Once your lecture is recorded, you can share it with your students.

Currently, WPI has 26 locations on campus with the capability to record lectures. Here is a list:

WPI Main Campus
Atwater Kent 116
Atwater Kent 219
Atwater Kent 233
Fuller Labs, Lower Perrault
Fuller Labs, Upper Perrault
Fuller Labs, room 320
Goddard Hall, room 227
Higgins Labs, room 031
Higgins Labs, room 116
Higgins Labs, room 202
Higgins Labs, room 218
Kaven Hall, room 116
Kaven Hall, room 202 (display only)
Olin Hall, room 107
Olin Hall, room 109
Olin Hall, room 218
Olin Hall, room 223
Salisbury Labs, room 104
Salisbury Labs, room 115
Salisbury Labs, room 305
Salisbury Labs, room 411
Stratton Hall, room 106
Stratton Hall, room 202
Stratton Hall, room 308
Washburn Shops, room 229
Washburn Shops, room 323

Gateway Park
50 Prescott St. (Gateway II): room 1226
60 Prescott St. (Gateway I): room 1002

Once you know you want to record your lectures you should make sure that your course is meeting in one of the rooms listed above.

Then, the next step is to fill out the form located below. This form collects the information we need to know to set up your lecture capturing and access to the system. If you plan on being a repeated capturer of lectures, you might want to bookmark it.

http://www.wpi.edu/+echorequest

Whether you are recording from a classroom or from the privacy of your office or home, you still need to fill out the form above. Once the Academic Technology Center receives your information, we will talk to you about next steps.

If you have any questions about getting started with lecture capturing at WPI, please let us know by emailing edmedia@wpi.edu.

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Sophie Jagannathan is the Educational Media Coordinator at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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