There may be times when you do not have access to a document scanner such as when you are practicing social distancing due to a pandemic. Fortunately, you can scan documents to PDF format using your smartphone. The process is quite easy. Continue reading
Author: Stan Skrabut, Ed.D.
Adding Images to Your Blackboard Content, Tests, and Discussions
A couple of instructors have asked me how to embed images into their content, tests, and discussions. Fortunately, the process is quite easy. Also, the same process works for all these different content types. Let me show you how to add an image as well as resize an image. Continue reading
Hosting Meetings With Your Students on Zoom
Are you moving to an online environment and need a way to chat with your students? Zoom is a wonderful tool to do exactly that. Zoom is a web conferencing solution that allows you to show your screen or draw on a whiteboard. Here is a quick set of instructions to get up and going. Continue reading
Taking Your PowerPoint Voiceovers to the Next Level
We have been receiving a lot of questions about how to create a voiceover for PowerPoint. The faculty asking want to be able to add these final products to Blackboard. I am going to take this tutorial to the next level by showing you how to do a PowerPoint voiceover, convert it to an MP4 video, upload it to YouTube, and embed it in your Blackboard Course. Hang on, it’s going to be an exciting ride.
Do You Need to Record a Lecture or an Interview?
TEI has had an uptick in requests to record lectures, events, and interviews. Unfortunately, we cannot be everywhere. But the good news is that this is something that you can easily do. All you need is a webcam and a YouTube account. With these two tools, you can capture an event using YouTube Live. You will then have the capability to share your recording with one to two people to as many as a million or more. Let me show you how to do it.Continue reading