Jumpstart 2019

On Tuesday, August 27, Information Services will host Faculty Jumpstart Day, co-sponsored by CTL. Faculty Jumpstart Day is an opportunity to polish your syllabus, fine-tune assignments, get help with Moodle and other technology, and collaborate in short one-on-one appointments with librarians, instructional technologists, and representatives from the Writing and Rhetoric program, the Aetna Quantitative Center, […]

Introducing Kaltura Capture

Kaltura streaming video has replaced its lightweight screencast tool, CaptureSpace, with a new tool called Kaltura Capture. The new tool provides many of the same functions as CaptureSpace, but is more streamlined and easy to use. Use the Kaltura Capture tool to create on-the-fly screencasts and presentations. Once uploaded to the “My Media” library, you […]

Upcoming Workshops on Working with Video

Integrating film and video into your course – Learn more about the diverse film content offered by the library’s subscription resources and how to incorporate it into your course. We will create clips from Kanopy and Kaltura, relocate them within Moodle, and explore Kaltura’s video assignment feature. (March 26) Using Kaltura CaptureSpace and video quizzes […]

3D Print Your Voice

While 3D printing is incredibly useful in manufacturing and rapid prototyping it is also a great way to create new works of art. In this tutorial we will walk you through the process of recording your voice to make a 3D model of the sound waves we can print. This approach uses the free Audacity […]

Introducing Poll Everywhere!

Educational Technology has purchased a site license for the web-based audience participation software, Poll Everywhere. We encourage faculty and staff to use this platform as an alternative to the Turning Technologies clickers that we can no longer support (without added fees). Poll Everywhere can be used in the classroom or during meetings to collect live, […]

Podcasting with Audacity

When we use the term podcasting we are often just referring to an audio project rather than a proper podcast which would imply a series of syndicated audio recordings. In either case the process of planning and creating the audio files is the same. We just won’t go into the process of syndication in this […]

Kaltura: Ordering captions

This post describes how to request and edit closed captions from Kaltura, whether you are working in Moodle or in Mediaspace (https://trincoll.mediaspace.kaltura.com). The captions are machine generated and are typically 70 – 80% accurate, however, the results greatly depend on the clarity and enunciation of the speaker. Turnaround time once captions are requested is typically […]