LECTURE CAPTURE AT CSUDH

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LECTURE CAPTURE is an easy way to create content for your hybrid or online course. It allows you to record your voice and computer screen and make it available to students.

What you'll need: a USB microphone (webcam optional).

You can check out equipment from Instructional Technology Services (ITS)

  1. If you want record your lecture from an ETC ‘Smart’ Classroom Podium Computer: INSTRUCTIONS: Camtasia Relay from the classroom 
  2. If you want record from your home, office, or personal laptop:
    INSTRUCTIONS: Camtasia Relay from off-campus
  3. If you want record via live online web conference sessions to students, use Blackboard Collaborate.
    INSTRUCTIONS: Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing
  4. If you want to enrich your captured lecture with indexing, interactive quizzes, titling, etc.., you need to use Camtasia Studio.
    • If you would like to try/use Camtasia Studio, you can take advantage of our faculty computers which are in IMS lab located on the first floor of the Library.
    • Please contact your department to order a Camtasia Studio license.
    • Take a look at the Camtasia Studio tutorials 
    • Make an appointment with Eren Erener for face-to-face training. Ext: 3387

FAQs

  • How do I make the lectures available to my students?

    If you submit your presentation to CSUDHTV:
     
    1. Create a URL on Blackboard content area.
    2. Copy the presentation link that you received by e-mail.
    3. Paste the link into URL field and submit.

You can also send the link to your students by e-mail.If your presentation is a Blackboard Collaborate recording it will be available for your students when you finish the recording. Check here for detailed instructions.

  • How much should I record?
    There is no time limit for recordings if you publish them on CSUDHTV. Also, you can record as long as you want via Blackboard Collaborate.
  • Can I record my ‘chalk talks’?
    Yes. Contact Eren Erener to for details.
  • Can my students view the lectures on their mobile phone/iPad?
    CSUDHTV is a YouTube channel. The majority of smart phones and tablet PCs support YouTube. Currently Blackboard Collaborate doesn’t allow viewing recordings with mobile devices.
  • Can I use my mobile phone/iPad to record lectures?
    Camtasia Fuse mobile app, for both iOS and Android mobile devices, allows you to submit your recordings to CSUDHTV. However, you can only shoot video with Camtasia Fuse. It doesn’t record your mobile device screen or your PowerPoint presentation on your mobile device.

How to Lecture Capture?

Instructional Technology holds lecture capture trainings every month during the school year. If workshop times do not fit your schedule you can receive one-on-one training by contacting Eren Erener .

Below are links to tutorials to help you learn about the technologies available:

Lecture Capture Information and "Flipping the Classroom"
Camtasia Studio Tutorials
Camtasia Relay Tutorials
Blackboard Collaborate Tutorials

Lecture Capture Software Property Matrix

Below is a matrix showing the strengths and drawbacks of each method of lecture captures supported on campus.

 

Collaborate

Camtasia Relay

Camtasia Studio

Record your computer screen and voice

X

X

X

Record PowerPoint

X

X

X

Live Streaming

X

 

 

Web Conferencing/Online Classrooms

X

 

 

Draw on screen using capturing software

X

 

X

Final product only available in Blackboard

X

 

 

Edit Video/audio after recording

 

 

X

Create captions for hearing impaired students

 

X

X

Upload to YouTube or iTunes U

 

X

X

Import video/audio from other sources

 

 

X

Rerecord audio track

 

 

X

Keep personal copy of the video for records

 

 

X

Highlight cursor to make visible to students

X

 

X

Record webcam/document camera as picture in picture

X

 

X

Create interactive quizzes

X

 

X

Zoom into the screen for detail shots

 

 

X

Add graphic callouts in post-production

 

 

X

Library of Clip Art and graphics

X

 

X

Printable Version of The Lecture Capture [PDF]