• How-To,  Remote Instruction Best Practices,  Specialized software

    Narrated PowerPoint

    A good PowerPoint slide deck doesn’t stand on its own. The slides aren’t your presentation, you are giving the presentation, the slides are just visual aids. So how do you share a PowerPoint presentation without losing sight of that? Simple! Just add your own voice by recording the slide show. While not fancy creating a narrated PowerPoint is a powerful way to share your content when you can’t do it in person. You can save the final product as a video file or as a standard PowerPoint so when viewers play the slide show they will hear your audio and the slides will advance based on the timings you have…

  • How-To,  Services,  Tools

    Non-instructional resources for Trinity staff and students

    The Research, Instruction, Technology group provides support for students, staff and faculty for projects, tools and initiatives that are not directly related to instruction. Explore the resources listed below for more information and contact us if you have any questions. Office 365 Office 365 is Microsoft’s integrated cloud, desktop and mobile app business suite, which includes the standard Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams collaboration software, synchronized OneDrive file storage, communications platform Skype for Business, and much more. Look through some of our recent tutorials below: Teams – Using video in Microsoft Teams OneDrive – How to access Office 365 OneDrive and why you might want to! Skype for Business…

  • How-To,  Kaltura and streaming video,  Specialized software,  Tools

    Using Video in Microsoft Teams

    Teams video is a viable option for online classes, meetings, webinars, and interviews with a little advanced configuration. First you will need to create a Team, unless you intend to use an existing Team. Then, you can schedule the meeting. Part I: Create a Team and Schedule a Meeting Start with a Team – you must either use an existing Team, or create a new one.To create a new Team: within the O365 Teams app, choose “Join or Create team,” then “Create Team.” Generally, the “Staff” team type is fine. Name your Team and designate privacy settings – if possible, choose Public so that others at Trinity can find you.…