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Making Screen Recordings

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SRU MediaSpace, the dedicated video system available to all faculty and students, also features a screen recording tool. The screen recorder will make a video out of your screen movements, while recording your narrations though your webcam or microphone. This is ideal for showing students how to use software. You can also use it to capture narrated PowerPoint (although using PowerPoint’s built-in narration tool in conjunction with iSpring free works best).

The attached handout will give you step-by-step instructions on how to use the screen recording tool, as well as troubleshooting tips:

Creating Screen Recording with SRU MediaSpace (PDF)

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January 30, 2015 at 9:06 pm

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.

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March 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm

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