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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”

Improved streaming for K-State videos, plus tips to improve performance

by Information Technology Services

Many courses at K-State include an online media component, so it’s important that our video streaming is the best it can be. Information Technology Services (ITS) is happy to announce that, with recent hardware and software changes, K-Staters will notice improved performance on their video playback. Continue reading “Improved streaming for K-State videos, plus tips to improve performance”

Viewing of video issues in K-State Online

by Rebecca Gould

With the beginning of the spring semester, we are seeing an increase in the use of video in courses and imported into K-State Online. Associated with this increase in usage, comes technical issues that students are experiencing. In many instances, the IT Help Desk and the DCE Facilitation Center have been able to work through the issues. On the other hand, there have been times when a solution was not found.  Continue reading “Viewing of video issues in K-State Online”

Amara, a free and easy way to caption video

Amara is a free and easy-to-use video captioning and translation service. Captioning video makes videos accessible for the hearing-impaired and improves the video’s search results.  In addition to captioning video, you can also translate it into other languages.

Oftentimes, captioning and/or translating video is very time-consuming. Amara has made the task virtually pain-free.   Continue reading “Amara, a free and easy way to caption video”