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Brent Anders publishes first book

by Information Technology Services

Brent Anders, senior electronic media coordinator, Office of Mediated Education, published his first book ‘How to Enhance Instructional PRESENCE: Research & experience based techniques to improve both online & face-to-face instruction (VIDEO for EDUCATION Series)’ March 1, 2017.

Brent has worked in higher education for twenty years, concentrating in media and online instruction. He extensively works with video capture, dramatic video production (directing, capturing, script writing, editing, and final production), live webcasting, educational media consulting, and instructional technology training. Continue reading “Brent Anders publishes first book”

Free seminars March 13-April 4: DSLR cameras, Adobe (Premiere, Lightroom, Illustrator) and Video Format Conversion

Students and faculty/staff are invited to participate in these hands-on seminars offered March 13-April 4 by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed. Stop by 213 Hale Library at the times and dates below.

  • Introduction to Using a DSLR camera and Adobe Premiere Pro — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13
  • Introduction to using Adobe Lightroom and Photo Retouching — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14
  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator-Basics — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27
  • Introduction to Video Format Conversion — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4

For details, see the MDC classes webpage or contact Jahvelle Rhone, media development coordinator (785-532-7422, rhone@k-state.edu).

Mediasite on-campus server migration is complete

by Information Technology Services

During the month of June, Mediasite services and content were migrated from the cloud-hosted provider to on-campus servers as part of the Converged Infrastructure initiative. Faculty and staff who use Mediasite need to perform the post-migration steps to ensure their content and tools are working properly.

The MyMediasite tool has been updated in K-State Online, so instructors can continue to add video to their courses as usual. However, if you have previously downloaded and installed the Mediasite Desktop Recorder, you will need to update the program’s settings to direct the tool to the new on-campus servers.

Webmasters and others responsible for their website’s content should update their Mediasite links and embedded videos as soon as possible. Simply change “kansasstate.mediasite.com” to “mediasite.k-state.edu” in your link or embed code. Links to the old Mediasite system will continue to function for a limited time.

Mediasite by Sonic Foundry is Kansas State University’s choice solution for capturing, managing and delivering instructional, rich media content across the web and in K-State Online. With more than 770,000 content views, Mediasite empowers the university to incorporate video, slides and audio into the learning environment. To learn more, visit K-State’s Mediasite website.

“Tapping Social Media with NCapture and NVivo 11 Plus” scheduled April 22

“Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo 11 Plus” will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 22, in 401B Hale Library. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Chrome and IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 11 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)

A Screenshot of the NVivo New Project Interface

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NVivo 10 and 11 Advanced training scheduled March 25

“NVivo 10 and 11 Advanced” is a follow-up presentation from the “Introduction to NVivo 10 and 11” offered the prior month. This training will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, in 401B Hale Library.  

NVivo 11 Plus New Project Screen

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Mediasite Overview training available Feb. 24

by Information Technology ServicesMediasite

Are you ready to take learning to the next level? With the My Mediasite app, instructors can capture or upload video lectures, screencasts and tutorials to K-State Online Canvas. Continue reading “Mediasite Overview training available Feb. 24”

Tech Tips Live! at 3 p.m. Wednesday

Join Jahvelle Rhone, Information Technology Assistance Center, for the 15-minute Tech Tips Live! session on 3D printing – the possibilities!3 p.m. Wed. Feb. 10, via Zoom

3D printing - the possibilities! Jahvelle Rhone, Information Technology Services, will share information about the use of

Join the session at ksu.zoom.us/j/738417925 a few minutes early so you don’t miss any of this 15-minute discussion. Visit the Tech Tips Live! website for information about the series and to view videos of previous sessions.

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”