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The decision whether to record a Zoom class session or lesson “to the Cloud” or to the local computer is not one to be taken lightly.  Our institutional Zoom account has a ceiling on the amount of recordings that can …

Zoom Recordings: to the Cloud, or Computer? A Discussion Read More »

The Q Camera has been deployed to USF’s colleges for use in the classroom where voices need to be heard from far away.  There is a limited number and each college will need to sort out a means to share …

The Q2N-4K, “Qm” Webcam for superb audio Read More »

Old PowerPoint presentations that were recorded as Adobe Presentations several years ago rely on Flash, an obsolete technology that is set to expire in December, 2020.  Until then, these troubleshooting steps will allow users to see Adobe Presentations. One method:  …

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Canvas has an appointment-scheduling tool for setting up individual conferences with students.  The instructor uses the tool to schedule a series of time slots, and the students sign up for them on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The instructor should provide …

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To record yourself presenting via webcam to Canvas Studio, you must be using a laptop with a webcam built-in and a microphone, or from a desktop computer that is equipped with webcam and mic accessories.  The steps are simple, and …

Record Your Webcam to Canvas Studio from a Laptop Read More »

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If you want to record a video directly to Canvas Studio from your iPhone (or other smartphone), go ahead!  These steps show you how.

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Your instructor has asked you to upload a video to a Canvas assignment.  Now what do you do?  Here are three basic tutorials on uploading video to a Canvas assignment, or just to Canvas Studio to be used later.  There …

How to Upload a Video to Canvas: For Students Read More »

You can create new content in Canvas by creating a “page,” directly from a module.  The steps are shown in the screencast that follows. [frame width=”560px” height=”320px” allowfullscreen=”true” src=”https://stfrancis.instructuremedia.com/embed/23b9ac7c-ef46-4c6f-aa15-8c915e86c8a9″ frameborder=”0″][/iframe]

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You can submit a video to a Canvas assignment that is enabled by the instructor to do so.  The first video below, shows the steps for submitting the video from your computer.  The second video, below the first, shows you …

For Students: How to Submit a Video to a Canvas Assignment Read More »

These procedures show how to upload a video, such as a PowerPoint video, directly to Canvas Content (a page, an assignment, a discussion topic or post, or a quiz), using Canvas Studio.  The procedures also show how to automatically load …

Upload a Video with Canvas Studio to Canvas Course Content (and add CC’s) Read More »