Asynchronous Lectures for Class

Some faculty would love to deliver their lectures asynchronously to students, and with the right setup and a bit of practice, this is doable. Some faculty have even done so with just an iPhone and Warpwire inside their course. The short answer to doing this is that it's possible and there are many ways to … Continue reading Asynchronous Lectures for Class

Screencast with Warpwire

Many of our faculty and courses use the institution's online streaming service Warpwire. Together with the combined effort of hundreds of faculty, Warpwire houses over 2000 video, image, audio and related media assets, placing, securing and delivering each and every one of them using Amazon's global content delivery network (CDN) to help all our students … Continue reading Screencast with Warpwire

Online Video Tutorial Authoring – Quick Overview

As an instructional designer a key component to my work is creating instructional videos.  While many platforms, software and workflows exist here's the workflow I use: Write the Script:  This first step is critical though to some it may seem rather artificial.  Writing the script helps guide and direct the rest of the video development … Continue reading Online Video Tutorial Authoring – Quick Overview

Using External Content in Sakai

One of the great things about the Lessons tool in Sakai is the ability to bring applicable content together from lots of different sources. This isn’t so much a function of Sakai as it is a function of standard HTML, most of the code that structures the majority of web pages on the Internet today. … Continue reading Using External Content in Sakai