Video Tools

Video Tools

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If you have further questions about which tool to use, please contact Instructional Technology by submitting a request ticket with the helpdesk.

Tool Name Video Streaming Video Conference Movi / Skype Adobe Connect Tegrity
Description Live video played over the internet

High quality multi-camera video feed to and from another institution (university, etc.)

Home video conferencing Webinar software for presentations / meetings Computer recording system
Why would I use this? Sharing live video Live speaker with highest video quality for between two video conferencing systems Live speaker from classroom computer to any location Live speaker talking to many people at their own computer Recording of talk or class for students to view
Quality level Medium quality (classroom quality is higher) High quality (HDTV 1080p); best used 1-4 video connections Medium quality (HDTV 720p); quality varies by webcam and slowest internet speed, best for 2 users Low quality (not HDTV); quality varies by slowest internet speed, best for 2+ video Medium quality (HDTV 720p); quality varies by webcam
Difficulty of use

Faculty should request through Helpdesk and provide transcript or captioning

Students must have Windows Media Player and/or plug-in

Difficult; requires a technician Easy; setup requires software install and user account on both ends Easy; setup requires installing Flash Easy; setup varies in needs
Where can I use this? Online ONLY Main Campus, Room D-130 (Interactive Learning Lab) Anywhere; classroom needs projector and speakers; microphones can be lapel or conference phone style Anywhere; classroom needs projector and speakers; microphones can be lapel or conference phone style Anywhere; classroom needs projector and speakers; microphones can be lapel or conference phone style
Unique features Current fair use interpretation allows instructors to do what you would do in a classrom in a restricted online environment Recordable; can manage up to 4 video connections at one time; small delays for sending / receiving signal; can share desktop, laptop, document camera, video

Movi: Secure CTX account

Skype: free, create own account

Delays for both based on internet connection speed; can share applications

Recordable; all users should have headphones; allows users to present; can share applications Records to computer and then uploads as a Tegrity recording to Blackboard
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