It's a good idea to record your live synchronous sessions so students can review or catch up on anything they missed. See the Zoom tab of this guide for more instructions, and visit Zoom's own help page for additional information.
It's also very easy to create instructional videos with Zoom. Simply create a meeting with no invitees, share your slides or other content with the Screen Share tool, and record the "meeting" to create the lecture video.
Knowmia (formerly Relay) is our video hosting service. Visit grcc.techsmithrelay.com to create your account or sign in. View this video for more information on logging in, navigating the Knowmia interface, and recording and uploading with the Knowmia tools.
Knowmia offers several benefits over YouTube or direct-hosted videos in Blackboard. These include:
Techsmith offers a wealth of tutorials for important Knowmia functions. Visit their help page for more information, or email us at DLIT@grcc.edu with any questions.
We do not recommend uploading videos directly to your Blackboard course, as course storage is limited to around 500 MB. This can fill up quickly, even with just a few videos. Instead, upload your videos to YouTube or Knowmia and share that way.
If you have local videos you want to upload, YouTube is a good option. Your GRCC account will work as a YouTube account, so simply sign in and follow the instructions in this video to create a channel:
To share your YouTube videos in Blackboard, post the links as content items or use the Mashups feature to embed them in content areas.
Sharing with the Knowmia LTI
If you record or upload videos to Knowmia, we recommend using the Knowmia LTI to post your videos in Blackboard. To do so:
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For a walkthrough of this process, see this video: