The regional user group meeting for Kaltura users in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island will be hosted at Digital Learning & Innovation. Kaltura is a cloud-based video management system for storing, publishing and streaming videos, video collections and other media. At Boston University, the system is called MyMedia, and integrates with Blackboard and Sakai,
BU’s Intuitive New Video Capture Tool, CaptureSpace BU recently adopted MyMedia/Kaltura as its supported video sharing platform. Kaltura CaptureSpace is a screen recording software within MyMedia, the university’s new platform for educational video creation, hosting, and distribution. The most comparable tool to CaptureSpace is Camtasia, a 3rd-party video creating/editing platform that many BU faculty have used until
Last week on the EdTech blog Wendell Seale, EdTech’s MyMedia platform administrator, introduced BU’s new video streaming platform. This week we’re publishing a video that demonstrates how students can benefit from instructors’ use of video. Live now on MyMedia: Educators face a number of limitations in traditional learning environments. Student engagement can be low because
BU recent adopted the Kaltura Video streaming platform, and have branded it MyMedia the Instructional Video Streaming Platform. Some of the benefits of MyMedia are its: Integration with Blackboard Unlimited storage Powerful keyword search Automated transcriptions, and Ability to serve as a private channel for BU faculty and students. The content you upload is behind BU’s login, so
MyMedia [a.k.a Kaltura] is a platform that allows you to publish instructional videos for your students to access through Blackboard. Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 7) from 10:30am to noon our MyMedia specialist, Wendell Seale, will lead a training on how to use MyMedia. Why use MyMedia? Instructional videos give your students more opportunities to engage with course content, making
Echo360 is rolling out a new upgrade. According to Harrison Lawrence, one of our Echo360 platform experts, the software will now be run on the cloud, providing greater stability and better processing time. The lecture capture process will largely remain the same, but the user interface will be more modern and perform at a higher caliber. There
SPH lecturer Cassie Ryan uses Blackboard with Echo 360 to flip her class. And she is excited about using Echo Cloud to improve the way she does in-class assessments to determine how well students are understanding the material.
Upload Instructional Videos to BU’s LMS to Enhance Student Engagement This workshop will provide users with an overview of the features available, along with how to create, manage and distribute media. Kaltura is a cloud-based video management system for storing, publishing and streaming videos, video collections and other media. The system integrates with Blackboard and Sakai,