Creating educational and interesting video content is a requirement of modern education. It enhances and transforms learning by offering students flexibility in accessing resources as well as increase engagement and success.
At JCU there is four ways to ingest video content into the Mediasite platform.
If you have an existing video it is simple to bring it into Mediasite.
The system is capable of ingesting over one hundred video formats but it is important to consider the size of the videos you upload to stay below your storage quota. More information on managing your storage space is available here.
Note: If you are using Camtasia Studio to create your video you will need to export the file as an MP4 from the Produce and Share menu
Mediasite Desktop Recorder [MDR] is an application for both Windows and Mac. It allows the capture of the desktop and PowerPoint presentations as well as webcam and audio.
There are four recording options:
The MDR is usable outside of the JCU network. You can download from the JCU Software Centre or via the 'Download the Desktop Recorder' button in the 'My Mediasite' dashboard. For help installing the MDR contact the IT Helpdesk
If you wish to record a lecture but the room does not feature the Mediasite Recording System Device, you can use Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR) from the podium computer.
If you have booked a teaching activity through your colleges Academic Services Officers and indicated that you would like it recorded you should have been placed into a Mediasite capable room. Once successfully booked into one of these rooms the in-room capture device will be notified of which subject the recording is for and who is responsible for publishing it.
Once in the teaching space it is important to:
After presentation has been given the system will process the recording and notify the user listed in the timetable that it is ready for publishing.