How do I delete my DU VideoManager videos?

How to delete personal DU VideoManager Non-Group Videos Log into DU VideoManager –http://videomanager.du.edu Your personal videos are located in the section called “My Videos (Non-group)”. Click the title of your personal video, this will take you to the video preview page. Located on the bottom right side of the page, you will see the Delete […]

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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 […]

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Introducing DU VideoManager

Videos have become a popular tool in education. Although video is easily captured with video cameras, flip cameras and cell phones, tasks such as encoding, presenting and managing video files can be daunting. Additionally, the ability to provide feedback to students within those videos is beyond the capabilities of most software programs. The OTL has […]

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FERPA and Video in the Classroom

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 identified in the recording/stream and […]

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How do I share my video with others?

You have a few options for sharing your video. The most common are “Embed Code” and “Private Review Link”. You must first complete the required fields on the video page in order to get these two sharing options. Make sure to uncheck the “Disable All Sharing Option” before you press the “Update” button. Embed Code: Copy […]

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How to create a private video group

A “Video Group” in DU VideoManager allows faculty members to create private video collections that are course or research-related. For instance, an instructor might create a video group to allow their students to upload and share their videos for review and commenting. Our video “comment / bookmark” feature allows video group members to add comments on […]

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What are some examples of video activities?

Digital Storytelling 7 Things you need to know about digital storytelling Role Playing / Skits   Spanish Student Skit Student Presentations   Business Students Doing Their Final Class Project Presentation Experienced students teaching new students difficult concepts   Daniels College of Business: Gateway video project Interviews with Guest Speakers   Business Interviews with Joshua Ross […]

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How do I publish a 720 HD Quality Video?

Export Settings For 720 HD Quality If you wish to have HD 720p version available through DU VideoManager, you must encode and upload your video with the following specifications: Height: 720 Width: 1280 Bitrate: 1400 – 2200 kbps H.264 codec in an mp4 container If the video file does not fit these specifications, it will […]

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How to add video bookmarks

Do you have a video that would benefit from having interactive bookmarks to help viewers easily navigate to specific video content? DU VideoManager (http://videomanager.du.edu) allows you to create video bookmarks for private or public videos. Instructions: Upload your video into DU VideoManager – http://videomanager.du.edu After your video has been uploaded and processed, go to the […]

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Webcam Recorder Tool

What is this? We built this tool to make it easy for instructors and students to record video using their computer webcam.  This tool works for students enrolled in a video group and for instructors via the I Want menu option -> WebCam Recorder. Comments can be added to group videos to provide student feedback. […]

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What equipment do I need to video record my students?

You have a few equipment options to video record your students: Checkout a video camera from the library: The AAC library has several Flip Cameras that are easy to use. Use your built-in laptop webcam: Most newer laptops have built-in video webcams that record video and audio. Use the DU VideoManager Webcam Recorder:  If you […]

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I got an error message with my uploaded video

Common questions and tips for uploading your video into DU VideoManager. Test your video before uploading it into DU VideoManager.  Make sure the audio and video are good before you upload. If you are using some type of video software program (iMovie or Windows Movie Maker), make sure you export the video to your computer […]

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How do I upload videos from my iPhone/iPad?

In order to upload videos stored on your iOS device (iPhone or iPad), you must first connect the device to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your device. Next, open Image Capture, which you can find in your Applications folder or by searching for it using Spotlight. Image Capture will display the […]

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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 […]

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How do I upload a DU VideoManager video into OmniUpdate (OU)?

Each non-group video you upload or record using the “webcam recorder’ can offer the video embed code and private url link. How do I get the video embed code? Go to video edit form and complete all the required fields. In the “Sharing Options” section, uncheck the box called  “Disable ALL sharing options (This is […]

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How do I download my videos?

If you are the video owner or group manager, you can download your videos.  Here are the instructions: Log into DU VideoManager. Locate your private or personal video. On the bottom right side of the video player, click the button called “Prepare to Download” Click the same button again once you see “Click to Download”. […]

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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: […]

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