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K-State Mediasite webinar March 18

Mediasite logoDuring the spring semester, Information Technology Services is hosting a new webinar training series focusing on Mediasite at K-State.

The webinar series highlights many of the powerful features offered through Mediasite. Faculty will learn how to use Mediasite within Canvas, with the final session demonstrating the Mediasite Desktop Recorder for capturing video from your own computer. Continue reading “K-State Mediasite webinar March 18”

Jan. 30 webinar: Get started captioning with Automatic Sync Technologies

closed caption logoby Information Technology Services

Do you use online video in your courses? If so, this webinar is for you. Closed captions not only help make your video accessible to those with disabilities but they also can improve attention, focus, and comprehension for all students, adding value and improving the quality of your course materials.

At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, join Automatic Sync Technologies (AST), a university-approved vendor for transcription and captioning services, for a 30-minute webinar via Zoom. AST has been providing transcription and captioning services to higher education across the country for over 14 years and offers integration with Mediasite to provide a seamless workflow.

AST also delivers a number of other related accessibility services ranging from real-time CART, to audio description, to translation. During the webinar, K-State account rep Kara Stark will highlight how to get an AST CaptionSync account, how to utilize the master service agreement, and how to use the various services AST offers. An opportunity for Q&A will follow.

Join the webinar using the Zoom meeting information below:


Free workshops: Film making, audio recording, graphic design, photo editing, and more

MDC logoStudents and faculty/staff are invited to participate in hands-on multimedia workshops on Tuesday evenings from Feb. 9 to March 29.  These are offered each semester by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed; just stop by 213 Hale Library at the times and dates below.   Continue reading “Free workshops: Film making, audio recording, graphic design, photo editing, and more”

Zoom increases meeting size default to 50 participants

Zoom, K-State’s audio/video conferencing service, has increased the default capacity of all Zoom meetings from 25 participants to 50 participants. The upgrade is effective Friday, Oct. 9.

Zoom is available to all K-State students, faculty and staff. Zoom can be used with any PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

You can use Zoom for:

  • Holding quick and easy group meetings
  • Recording meetings for future use
  • Meeting with instructors, co-workers, and classmates
  • Working remotely with outside vendors

Zoom allows up to 100 participants. If you need more participants than the standard 50 participants, send a request to Shelley Troyer (shelleytroyer@k-state.edu). To learn about using Zoom, view the Accessing Zoom article.

K-State Online: Mediasite Overview training available June 4

by Information Technology Services

MediasiteTake your courses to the next level with Mediasite. Instructors can use the My Mediasite app in K-State Online powered by Canvas to capture or upload video lectures, screencasts and tutorials. Videos can automatically be published to designated courses or you may embed video content anywhere within Canvas.  Continue reading “K-State Online: Mediasite Overview training available June 4”

K-State Salina lecture-capture demonstration today, May 6

by Information Technology Services

Mediasite is a lecture capture-and-distribution software currently being used at Kansas State University that allows instructors to make live and on-demand digital recordings of their lectures and presentations. Mediasite is easy-to-use and allows instructors to focus less on the video technology and more on the video message. Continue reading “K-State Salina lecture-capture demonstration today, May 6”

Lecture-capture demonstration at K-State Salina May 6

by Information Technology Services

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Video lecture-capture demonstration Wednesday, Dec. 18

Demand for academic video is growing rapidly across the Kansas State University campus. To accommodate this need, Information Technology Services has examined several video-capture systems. During the discovery period, one product clearly stood out above the rest, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry.

Continue reading “Video lecture-capture demonstration Wednesday, Dec. 18”