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Using Audacity to create portable lecture podcasts

Do you wish to create portable audio lectures for your students? One tool to consider is Audacity. Audacity is a simple, free program for recording and editing audio and saving them in a small, portable format. A great place to begin to learn Audacity would be Lynda.com. Since the UNT University System recently purchased Lynda […]

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Learning Glass

The Center for Innovative Learning now offers faculty the Learning Glass, a transparent glass board, to enhance their instruction.  Contact the CIL at canvas@unthsc.edu  for more information on how to use this service! Image from Eller College of Management on Vimeo The Learning Glass offers faculty the ability to create high quality, compelling recordings of […]

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A tool for interactive learning: Articulate Rise

Rise is an online authoring tool that supports an up/down navigation approach between screens, with scrolling of individual screen content where required. It includes pre-built lesson templates optimized for different devices types and orientations, and also allows you to use learning blocks to create custom lessons. Example Rise page Click here for a printable RISE […]

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Camtasia demo – Engage your students with effective video

After conducting an analysis of faculty needs for video editing tools this summer, we have prepared a demo of Camtasia 9 that will be delivered Tuesday December 7 from 12:00 to 1:00 in LIB 400. Lunch will be provided. All faculty who attend this demo can apply to have a copy of Camtasia 9 provided for […]

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Using VoiceThread in Canvas

Why use VoiceThread? VoiceThread is a totally web-based application that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread allows people to have conversations and to make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded […]

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Introduction to Podcasting in Education

The following presentation is from the Podcast/Vodcast Workshop presented by John McKenzie. Want to learn more about Podcasting or learn to use Zoom? Contact us at canvas@unthsc.edu . Click to download the full presentation.

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VoiceThread: A Collaborative, Learner Centered Tool

VoiceThread is a learning tool that holds essentially any type of media (presentations, images, documents, audio, video and more). VoiceThread can be used to add interaction and active learning to any course, whether face to face, blended or online. VoiceThread is an easy way to add audio to presentations. Use VoiceThread if you looking for […]

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Zoom Training Workshop

Zoom Training Workshop This workshop will be offered on two dates: 11/29: 12:00-1:00 in LIB 400 or 12/1: 9:30-10:30 in LIB 400 Zoom is one of the solutions available on campus for a Best Place for All telecommuting tool and working remotely in the 21st century. Zoom is also a part of our plan for […]

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Zoom at UNTHSC

Zoom is a convenient and easy to use software tool for group or one-to-one video conferencing. Zoom has become one of the premiere tools for synchronous video sessions of online classes and for teleconferencing in general. If you have a webcam and an Internet connection, you likely already have everything you need to use Zoom […]

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Advanced Panopto Video Training

Image from https://www.panopto.com/panopto-for-education/ The Center for Innovative Learning continues our Panopto training on June 20 in LIB-400 from 12 to 1:30. Now that you know how to use Panopto to record and display video in your Canvas course, learn more about the Panopto editing tools. In this workshop, you will learn to: Add slides to […]

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Panopto How-To Information

Getting Started with Panopto To get started with Panopto, we recommend beginning in Canvas. First, you will have to enable Panopto within your Canvas course. Next, you will need to install Panopto on your device: Click on the Panopto link in your Canvas course navigation menu. Click on the Create drop-down button, then select Record […]

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Tips for Creating Educational Video

The following are tips you can use to create educationally focused video. These videos can be uploaded to Panopto. Why use video? Pedagogical Benefits of Video When NOT to use video Do not use video if you are simply fiiling a talking head unless it is a very short personal message to students. Do not […]

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Panopto Video Training

Training   The Center for Innovative Learning will host sessions in LIB-400 on April 13 and April 24 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 PM to train you in how to use our new video tool, Panopto. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bring your own device to practice alongside the presenter. Agenda Overview of the […]

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Panopto Video

    Panopto replaces Kaltura, which will be phased out of Canvas. Panopto is an easy-to-use, software-based event capture system, which can be for audio/video/screen capture, streaming, and sharing. Panopto is a fully operational service featuring a direct integration with Canvas, along with mobile apps for users. Panopto simplifies the complex task of recording content […]

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Coming Soon – A New Video and Lecture Capture Tool at UNTHSC

In the next 6 months, we will be launching a new lecture capture tool called Panopto that enables us to easily record lectures and make them available on-demand to our students. Panopto can also be used to live stream distance education courses, to record flipped classroom videos, and to record student assignments. Panopto will be […]

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Web conferencing: Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts

Web conferencing: Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts Tuesday Oct 18th, 10-12, LIB 400  and Thursday Nov 17th, 10-12: LIB 225 Learn web videoconferencing tools for inside your Canvas course and everywhere else. This session will cover: How to use Big Blue Button for Canvas based videoconferencing How to use Google Hangouts for videoconferencing everywhere […]