This article includes: How to request a WeVideo account at the University of Denver Features and Benefits DU Student WeVideo Login Steps WeVideo Learning Resources Openly-Licensed media for your story Copyright Considerations Further Learning How to request a WeVideo account at the University of Denver At the University of Denver, we have a limited amount […]
Category: Digital Media
Webcam Video Recording Tips
Here are a few suggestions on how to look like a professional on camera from home or the office. This article covers: Tips for recording webcam videos Tips for recording good sound quality Tips for recording your computer screen – screencast Related resources Example videos Tips for recording webcam videos Camera angle: The camera should […]
How to use ARTstor to incorporate images into your course
ARTstor is a database that allows you to access and curate high-quality images. ARTstor contains over a million images drawn from museums, artists, libraries, and archives from around the world. All DU faculty, staff, and students can access ARTstor for free with their DU credentials. Searching and Browsing ARTstor allows you to search multiple collections simultaneously. You can type in the title of […]
Video class assignment tips for instructors and students
Last updated on: September 27, 2022 This article covers: Overview For instructors For students Getting Started Team Roles and Responsibility Stock Photos and Graphics Video Software Video Tutorials Affordable and royalty-free audio clips Overview Video assignments can be a research-intensive, collaborative, and highly engaging student activity. The video can demonstrate skills, knowledge, and communication strategies. […]
Running out of storage within your Canvas course?
Every Canvas course at the University of Denver is allocated 1 GB. In most cases, this is plenty of space. Here are some common causes why your Canvas course is running out of storage and possible solutions. Video PDF PowerPoint Images Video Canvas offers a few options for uploading video files. We some recommendations to […]
Creating Instructional Videos
These videos will help you design and produce instructional videos using Kaltura and ZOOM. Creating instructional videos – Overview Creating instructional videos using Kaltura Capture ZOOM Bootcamp: technical tips ZOOM Bootcamp: presentation tips Teaching with Video (Tablets, Cameras and Whiteboards) Webinar How to create math videos Shashank Kanade – Department of Mathematics Materials used: Smartphone, […]
Student video activities
There are many types of video activities to help students demonstrate their knowledge, skills, creativity, and teamwork. Here are some examples along with rubrics and support resources. Digital Storytelling Creating a digital storytelling project Digital Storytelling Rubric Pecha Kucha Pecha Kucha Rubric (PDF) Assignment Instructions (PDF) PowerPoint Instructions (Video) Role Playing / Skits Student ZOOM […]
Using ZOOM with PowerPoint or Apple Keynote – Open in Window
When using PowerPoint or Apple Keynote in ZOOM, the default setting is for PowerPoint and Keynote to go to full screen. This is bad if you’re in a ZOOM session because all your ZOOM controls will be hidden. Here are some options on how to avoid this from happening. If you are the ZOOM host […]
How to produce videos that are accessible and improve learning
Here are some tips on how to produce videos that are accessible and improve learning via good design and implementation. The video below illustrates various techniques to reach both objectives. Why is this so important? 1 out of 5 students at DU has self-reported as a person with a disability. 15% of DU student population […]
Creating a Digital Storytelling Project
On this page, we demonstrate how to create a video digital story using Animoto and Apple iMovie. Creating a Digital Story using Animoto.com How I used Animoto to create the video above. This video was created using https://animoto.com/. They have a month-to-month plan for $9/month. Copyright Friendly Stock Photos Add images into your project and […]
Podcast production tools and instructional resources
Online recording tools Zencastr: https://zencastr.com/This online tool allows you to record an audio conference and then provides separate files of you and your guests. It can automatically merge all of those files into a single file (though you may have to pay extra for that feature when using the free license), or you can mix […]
How to capture audio using your computer or smartphone
Capturing good audio for your video project is very important. Poor audio quality will make your video difficult to watch. Here are some techniques to capture better audio using space and equipment that you may already have. Record your presentation in a super quiet room: The DU Library study rooms are a great place to […]
Making Video and Audio Content Accessible
This article includes: Does DU have a free video/audio closed captioning software? Does DU use any 3rd party captions/transcript providers? How to add or request captions depending on the technology type This document was created to help faculty and staff members create closed captions or text transcripts for video or audio files. By law, we […]
How do I obtain student permission for sharing student work?
Download MS Word Sample Student Work Sharing Permission Form About This Form There are many situations where it can be helpful to provide examples of student work (videos, papers, projects, etc.) in courses, workshops, and presentations. You are under no obligation to provide permission to use your work, and your decision will have no influence […]
Using Images for Instruction
While copyright law protects the rights of creators and users of works, the doctrine of Fair Use provides us with the ability to share and advance information, ideas, and images with fewer restrictions. Some common practices for acting in good faith under copyright and Fair Use when using images include: Notifying students that the images […]
FERPA and Video in the Classroom
Last updated: Oct 26, 2022 The use of video collaboration tools like Zoom or other video recording technologies in the classroom can improve accessibility of course materials and engage students on a new level. However, video recordings and video streaming require considerations as they may be considered a student record if any student can be […]
How do I design meaningful educational videos?
Ideas and research for instructional videos: Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom – The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 2015) What are some examples of video activities happening at DU? What Makes an Online Instructional Video Compelling? – Educause (April 2014) Confuse Students to Help Them Learn. – Chronicle of Higher Education […]
What are some examples of instructors using DU VideoManager?
Examples Digital Storytelling Student Instructional Videos Source: DU VideoManager Software Tutorials Using MySQL to setup a foreign key Language Skits Source: DU VideoManager Lamont Music School Source: DU VideoManager
How Can I Reduce My Video File Size?
Are you having trouble uploading your video from home Canvas or DU VideoManager? We recommend you do two things: Compress your video down to a smaller file size and, Gain access to a faster Internet connection. 1. Compress your video file size by using a free software called “HandBrake” for PC and Mac. The following […]
Can I convert my PowerPoint file into a video?
Yes, follow these instructions: Click the Transitions tab Unclick the “On Mouse Click”, click “After” and set your seconds. Seven seconds for auto slide transitions seems to work in most cases. Apply to all slides Save as Movie Once you are done, you can then upload your video to DU VideoManager or YouTube. Additional Resource: […]