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 […]

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 […]

Immersive Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is not a new concept. It has been a popular format for projects for years and is growing in popularity here at Trinity. With the increasing availability of 360 degree cameras and Virtual Reality Headsets (from cheap Google Cardboard type headsets to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive systems) Digital Storytelling is evolving to […]

ToW: New Screencasting Tool Available

Trinity has recently contracted with Kaltura streaming video services, which, in addition to providing online access to our video content, offers several media tools you can use in your teaching. Capturespace, at right, is a screencasting tool that actually does much more than record the screen. It offers several options for combining voice, screen, Webcam, […]