Lecture Capture

Media Technology Services offers a wide variety of options to capture your content for later playback. We offer the following methods of lecture capture:

NOTE: Please make sure to contact us at least 48 hours in advance to ensure the best chance of your lecture being captured.

Video Recordings

Media Technology Services offers the option to record your lecture, student presentations, guest lecturer, and more.  After recording your lecture, you have the option to recieve the content by DVD, video file, and/or having it streamed from our Mediasite server.  We also offer the ability to edit the presentation and add in any content that might need to be added (powerpoint slides, graphs, etc.) after the fact. 

Screencasts

The option to pre-record and create your content using Camtasia Studio is also available.  We will train you on how to use the software so that you are able to record your voice over what you are doing on your computer screen.  This works well for demonstrating how to use a piece of software to your audience.  After recording your content, you will be able to output it to a DVD, video file, or host it online for later playback. 

Podcasts

We offer the ability to check out an MP3 recorder so that you may capture the audio portion of your lecture and convert it into an MP3.  This allows easy playback by students using an MP3 player, iPod, or many other popular audio devices. 

Mediasite Recordings

If your lecture requires input of multiple sources such as a document camera, laptop, or smartboard we have the option of recording it in one of our distance education rooms using Mediasite.  These recordings are ideal if you want to record a specific lecture that is complex and requires the use of different technologies.  The room availability is very limited and requires booking far in advance.

Distance Education

We also support the distance education recordings for the Collaborative Engineering Program as well as the Collaborative Language Program.  The responsibilities of Media Technology Services is to supervise the video based distance education facilities. This includes designing and planning for new facilities; scheduling of facilities; hiring and training of distance education technicians; and purchasing and maintenance of equipment and facilities.  The following facilities are supported by Media Technology Services:

203 Ottensman Hall

A technician controlled classroom seating 40 students in a standard lecture seating style. Available technologies include: cable television, audioconferences, IP video, Mediasite and is capable of viewing satellite downlinks.

809 Pioneer Tower

Conference room suitable for meetings or small classes with no more than eight participants. Available technologies include: cable television, audioconferences, IP video, Mediasite and is capable of viewing satellite downlinks.

308 Engineering Hall

A technician controlled classroom seating 29 students in a standard lecture seating style. Available technologies include: cable television, audioconferences, IP video, Mediasite and is capable of viewing satellite downlinks.

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