Recording with mobile devices

  1. Record a video with your phone camera
  2. Open a browser on the mobile device
  3. Enter mediasite.jcu.edu.au into the address field
  4. Login with your jc number and password (Note: Direct login to mediasite is only available after previously logging in via LearnJCU)
  5. Tap the orange 'Add Media' button
  6. Tap on 'I want to upload a file from my device' (Note: labels for files vary between devices)
  7. Tap 'files' to upload an existing video
  8. Provide a title and tap 'Create Presentation' which will upload the video file
  9. Keep the page open until the 'Success - Media uploaded successfully' pop-up appears

Things to know when recording and uploading on a smart phone

  • Always film in landscape mode as filming vertically often creates playback problems on desktop devices
  • Upload from WiFi where possible to avoid mobile data usage costs
  • Most phones have two camera; a front facing 'selfie' camera and a rear facing camera which normally of a higher quality

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