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May 7 webinar: Get started captioning with 3Play Media

3 Play Media logoDo 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 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, join 3Play Media, a university-approved vendor for transcription and captioning services, for a 30-minute webinar that will highlight the advantages of video captions and how you can use their tools and services to add captions to your videos, including their integration with K-State’s Mediasite video platform. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A, so bring your questions! Registration is required.

K-State Mediasite webinar April 15: Getting started with Mediasite Desktop Recorder

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 April 15: Getting started with Mediasite Desktop Recorder”

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:

https://zoom.us/j/466343725

Video captioning and transcription webinar Dec. 4

by 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. Tuesday, Dec. 4, join cielo24, a university-approved vendor for transcription and captioning services, for a 45-minute webinar that will highlight the advantages of video captions and how you can use their tools and services to add captions to your videos, including their integration with K-State’s Mediasite video platform. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A, so bring your questions! Registration is required.

Reminder: Mediasite unavailable during Jan. 8 upgrade

by Information Technology ServicesImage of Mediasite upgrade

Mediasite will undergo a software upgrade 9 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8. Mediasite will be unavailable during this time.

Once the upgrade is complete, the MyMediasite portal for faculty/staff will sport a new and improved layout featuring:

  • Responsive design, better suited for a growing variety of end-user devices and screen sizes
  • Better visibility of MyMediasite controls and options
  • Enhanced sharing tools
  • Improved search capabilities

Walk-in help sessions will be held at the Media Development Center. All sessions are in 213 Hale Library.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 18, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 19, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 23, 3-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1:30-3 p.m.

Mediasite unavailable during Jan. 8 upgrade

by Information Technology ServicesImage of Mediasite upgrade

Mediasite, the university’s centrally hosted video and rich content management platform, will undergo a software upgrade 9 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Mediasite will be unavailable during this time.

Once the upgrade is complete, the MyMediasite portal for faculty/staff will sport a new and improved layout featuring:

  • Responsive design, better suited for a growing variety of end-user devices and screen sizes
  • Better visibility of MyMediasite controls and options
  • Enhanced sharing tools
  • Improved search capabilities

The new MyMediasite portal allows you to more easily browse your Mediasite user channels and shared folders. You can select frequently accessed folders to appear in a list of favorites, similar to the way you can star favorite courses in Canvas.

Updated help documentation, video tutorials, and other training opportunities will be available shortly after the new portal debuts. In-person training options will be announced in early January.

Oct. 31: Student cyber security awareness poster and video contest deadline

Win prizes, gain experience, earn recognition!

Tuesday, Oct. 31 is the deadline for submitting entries into the video and poster contest. Prizes will be awarded for first ($200) and two honorable mentions ($25) in both video and poster categories for a total of six prizes in the form of Visa gift cards. Entries may be featured on K-State’s websites, social media, and in security awareness campaigns.

See the contest website for rules and submission details. If you have any questions, contact the IT Help Desk (heldesk@k-state.edu).

Winners will be notified by Nov. 14.