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Recording a WebCam Video Within D2L

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One little-known feature hiding within D2L is the ability for instructors to record webcam videos and instantly post them to a course. Here’s how:

1) From the Content tool in D2L, select the module in which you would like to post your video

2) Click New, then Create a File

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3) In the next screen, type a title for your video, then click the “Insert Stuff” button (shown below)

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4) In the next screen, click the Webcam button on the left-hand side, then “Allow” at the security prompt

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5) You webcam will activate. Position yourself in the center of the frame, then click Record when you are ready to begin your video. Click STOP when you are done.

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6) When you are finished with your video, click NEXT in the lower-right corner of the window. In the next screen, type a title for your video, then click NEXT again.

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7) Click Insert to finish.

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8) In the final screen, click Publish to make the video available to your students.

Written by SRU Ed Tech

March 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm

Posted in Video & Multimedia

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