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New Google Chrome causes problems with Lemon embedded videos

This summer Google issued a new version of their web browser, Chrome.  This new version (v. 20, v. 21) has greater security features which is a good thing for most of us.  However, these same security features also appear to be preventing some embedded flash videos from playing in OAKS.  Currently we know that this […]

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Using the Library’s Video Databases in Your OAKS Courses

Everyone wants at add online video to their classes but it’s not always easy to use them without infringing on copyright law.  Well, the Library is offering more options by subscribing to two video streaming databases:  Films on Demand and Academic Video Online.  You can read more about these databases on the Library’s Media Collections […]

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Movie Captioner Software Now Available to Faculty and Staff

Movie Captioner software is now available to faculty and staff at the College. Movie Captioner is a software that allows users to add closed captioning to videos (available for both Mac and PC). To request the software, please complete the following steps: Log in to My Charleston Go to the Employee Tab Go to the Lecture Capture and […]

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A new way to interact online — Google+ Hangout…with extras

Google+ offers two new ways to interact with your friend, colleagues, or anyone in your circles:  Google+ Hangout which is a video chat application and Google+ Hangout with Extras which allows for the video and text-based chat as well as document and screen sharing and a shared online whiteboard.  At it’s most basic the Hangout […]

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Streaming and Recording Guest Speakers

A method that is often used in teaching, that helps enhance material covered in lectures, is bringing a guest speaker into the classroom. Guest speakers are typically experts in their field and can convey current and realistic information and knowledge about a subject that is not typically found in a textbook. It also allows students to see how the theories learned in the classroom transition into the workplace and gives them the opportunity to ask questions to someone in the industry.

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