Tech Tip Tuesday – Take Notes on YouTube Videos with VideoAnt

What is VideoAnt? URL: https://ant.umn.edu/ Do you host your lectures on YouTube (unlisted) or share other videos with your students? If so, you and your students can use VideoAnt to take notes or leave comments during video playback, anywhere on the video timeline. VideoAnt is a free online application created by the University of Minnesota’s…

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Dear TLT: Can I Embed a VoiceThread Lecture in OAKS Content?

Dear TLT, Is it possible to embed a VoiceThread lecture in OAKS content? I know my students access VoiceThread via the Multimedia Resources widget, to make comments, but what if my lecture is view only? Sincerely, Professor C. Connors Genetic Biology [hr] Dear Professor Connors, Great question! Yes, you can. To embed view-only VoiceThread lectures in OAKS content, follow these eight steps:…

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Get Geddit to track understanding in your classroom

UPDATE: On 3/14/15, we received an email from Geddit notifying us that their servers will be shutdown on July 1, 2015. Contact your instructional technologist to review possible alternatives.   What is Geddit? Geddit is an online tool that enables instructors to track understanding, instantly and privately, in their classrooms. Geddit is easy for students…

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Faculty Guest Post: Prerecorded Lectures To Free Up Classtime

Our guest blogger this week is Jennifer Baker in the Philosophy department.  Jennifer talks about how she has used Echo 360 to pre-record her lectures to free up for of her in-class time.  Please note that as of August 2015, Echo 360 is no longer available to CofC faculty as a campus license. Mediasite Desktop…

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