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
For this article we interviewed nine students from four of BU’s colleges, with eight different majors and a range of experiences with educational technology. They spoke about the challenges and successes they have experienced with educational technology, the programs that they like and dislike, and specifically what their instructors have done or could do to aid their
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
We have just created a schedule page for our educational technology training sessions! Choose “Training” on the navigation bar and explore the various classes relevant to digital learning. Classes topics include: WordPress, Kaltura/MyMedia, Echo360, Blackboard, TurningPoint, NVivo, and many more.
Over the past year Abbas Attarwala, lecturer in computer science with BU’s College of Arts & Sciences, has changed his students’ learning experience through the use of Microsoft OneNote, supplemental online videos and workshops. OneNote is a note-taking application that allows him to make his classes interactive, switching between lecture slides and hand-drawn notes, diagrams and
Unfortunately tomorrow’s “Kaltura Instructional Video Overview Workshop” has been cancelled due to the impending snowstorm. The workshop has been rescheduled for Thursday February 16th at the same time, in the same place (10:30am-12pm at 141 Bay State Road).
We have just created a schedule page for our educational technology training sessions! Choose “Training” on the navigation bar and explore the various classes relevant to digital learning. Class topics include: WordPress, Kaltura/MyMedia, Echo360, Blackboard, TurningPoint, NVivo, and many more.