As we make the migration from Angel to Canvas, I often get questions from concerned faculty - will their Tegrity recordings work in Canvas? First, let me say that Angel, Canvas and Tegrity come from three different companies. Sometimes they happen to "play well" with each other, but they are separate entities. It's my understanding … Continue reading Canvas and Tegrity Recordings
New titles from Films Media Group have been added to the following Films On Demand streaming video collections: • Business & Economics Collection • Science & Mathematics Collection • Health & Medicine Collection • Archival Films & Newsreels Collection To access these titles, go to Films on Demand and log in, or just click on the Title URLs provided … Continue reading New Videos From Films on Demand
Yup... problems with YouTube videos. This has been going on for a while, but is really coming to a head as instructors add NEW links to YouTube videos. Here's the gist of things: If, within Angel, you have existing LINKS to YouTube videos that work, DO NOTHING. If, within Angel, you have existing PAGES with … Continue reading YouTube Videos – Embed… or EMBED!
This was my favorite workshop at the ATL conference in Spokane. Jean is a dynamic speaker and is very knowledgeable with open resources. This fabulous open discussion and hands on workshop covered a lot of material. Luckily the presenter has supplied a link to this workshop http://harvest-the-web.blogspot.com/ and a link to her handout … Continue reading Harvesting the Web: Finding & Using Online Open Resources in Your Courses Presented by Jean Kent
What is Films on Demand (FOD)? It's a new online video streaming database the library subscribed to in September and debuted in October. The videos in FOD are from Films Media Group and includes over 6000 educational titles in humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science and math, health and medicine, as well as … Continue reading Got video? Embed a Films on Demand video to your Angel class!
I've been continuing to create new Tegrity recordings for my Angel training course, but anyone is free to view or use these: Checking Grades Adding Angel Content An overview of adding content Intro to content and Advanced settings Folder Page Link File Dropbox Discussion Forum Assessment Embedding videos Other ways to add content Making content … Continue reading The Videos Just Keep on Comin’
It's great fun to embed things - you typically get to see just the thing you're embedding and NOT all of the other...uh...er..."stuff" around it. One example is to embed a video into an Angel classroom. First, you'll need to find the video and find its "embed" information. Often this information moves around a bit, but … Continue reading Embedding a Video in Angel
Yes, you can watch Tegrity recordings with your iPhone, iTouch or iPad (I hear that Android support is coming soon). First, get the Tegrity app (free!) from the App Store. Second, you'll need a magic "connection code" from Tegrity. It's easy to get (and free): Using your computer (not your iPhone), get into Tegrity and … Continue reading Your iPhone/iTouch/iPad and Tegrity
You can easily "embed" your Tegrity recordings right inside an Angel classroom: Find your list of Tegrity recordings Put a checkmark in front of one Down at the bottom left in the Actions dropdown box choose Get Class Link Wait a sec’ The window that opens will contain one link and a checkbox UNcheck the … Continue reading Embedding Tegrity Recordings in Angel
I'm using PowerPoint 2010 and it's super easy to embed videos. Why use embedded videos instead of just linking to a website? Often websites are full of distracting (and sometimes even inappropriate) ads surrounding the video. There's usually so much going around around the video that it's hard to focus! Embedding will allow you to … Continue reading Embedding Videos in PowerPoint