Use media to support learners for a wide variety of academic subjects and disciplines. Check out some of the available tools for creating media or contact a Media Specialist for help.
Instructors can record their lectures for students to view online. This involves recording your voice along with your slides or other visual content on your computer screen.
Kaltura Media Tools
Use Kaltura for recording your webcam and computer screen.
Kaltura is our college streaming media server. Instructors can upload media or download the Kaltura Personal Capture desktop recorder to record their computer screen, web camera and voice.
Also consider uploading your slides or lecture notes to eLearn for students who may not be able to stream videos due to limited wifi or data plans.
A video walkthrough of Kaltura Personal Capture desktop recorder.
Recording in PowerPoint
Instructors can created recorded presentations and lectures using PowerPoint.
These recording features are available in PowerPoint 2019 or Office 365 for Windows PC only. Not available for Mac computers.
TIP: export your recorded video presentation to video, and then upload it to your Blackboard course using Kaltura.
Download Microsoft Office
Instructors & students can download and install Microsoft Office 365 for Windows and Mac computers. View instructions for how to Download Microsoft Office 365 to your computer.
A short video demonstrating the new Recording features in PowerPoint.
Course Media Gallery
Instructors can add a Kaltura Media Gallery to their courses with options for students to record, upload, and share media.
Below are some key features:
- Moderate content to approve or reject media
- Enable comments for discussions under media
- Keep comments private between the student and instructor
- Display mashup media in the Media Gallery
Click the Actions button to Edit these settings for your Media Gallery.
Instructors can access analytics for a Media Gallery to view insights on student viewing and engagement.
- Access a Dashboard to view trends and insights
- View trends by Media, Engagement, or Contribution
- View data by week, month, year, or custom range
A video on adding a Media Gallery to your Blackboard course.
Do you need help with closed captioning for your instructional media?
The Center for Academic Innovation has established a captioning & transcription service for faculty to request closed captions for their media.
View the Closed Captioning page for support resources.
Contact the Tech Hub Faculty in the Center for Academic Innovation for help with remote teaching, instructional technology, media support and more.
Building 9, Room 106 - Salem Campus