Digital Media Quick Reference Guide

  

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General Information

USS, a division of ITS, provides several digital media resources for increased learning and academic use. The purpose of this article is to provide you with information on what services are available to you, along with some usage-based scenarios to help you see which services will best serve you here at LSU. If you have any questions on any of these resources, feel free to contact our Faculty Technology Center either by email: ftc@lsu.edu or by phone (225) 578-3375.

  • WebEx

Main Use:  Web Conferencing Solution

Features include the following:
  - Host web-based meetings and videoconferencing  
  - Share audio, video, PowerPoint & desktop 
  - Synchronous chat
  - Ability to invite non-LSU guests to participate in meetings
  - Ability to record meetings

Use Cases include the following:
  - Ability to invite outside guest speakers/experts
  - Conduct webinars
  - Consult with colleagues
  - Facilitate online classes
  - Hold online office hours/meetings 

Getting Started:
  - For additional information, see the WebEx: LSU OVerview

  • Big Blue Button

Main Use:  Web Conferencing Solution (Only Available within Moodle)

Features include the following:
  - Videoconferencing for an individual Moodle class
  - Share audio, video, PowerPoint & desktop 
  - Ability to record meetings
  - Synchronous chat 

Use Cases include the following:
  - Hold online office hours
  - Facilitate online classes
  - Allow student groups to work together

Getting Started:
  - Log into moodle3.lsu.edu and click on the course in which you would like to add the meeting.
  - Turn editing on and click the Add an activity or resource link in the block. Select Big Blue Button.
  - Configure the meeting settings and save changes.
  - For additional information, see the Big Blue Button: LSU Overview.

  • Kaltura

Main Use: Video Streaming & Creation

Features include the following:
  - Screen Capture
  - Video/audio file streaming
  - Student video assignment allowed
  - Accepts most media file types

Use Cases include the following:
  - Create short videos
  - Upload video/audio files
  - Upload video with Powerpoint

Getting Started:
  - Log into moodle3.lsu.edu and click on the course in which you would like to add a Kaltura resource.
  - Turn editing on and click the Add an activity or resource link in the block. Select the type of Kaltura resource/assignment from the list.
  - Configure the resource settings, upload the file and save changes. 

  • Panopto

Main Use:  Lecture Capture

Features include the following: 
  - Easy recording and management of recordings
  - Record in class and outside of class material with easy-to-use recording software
  - Note taking, bookmarking, and commenting features available while reviewing recorded lecture videos

Use Cases include the following:
  - Record lecture in the classroom
  - Record supplemental material outside of class
  - Allow students to access recordings after class via Moodle for review
  - Live Streaming

Getting Started:
  - For instructors, view the article Panopto: Getting Started with Moodle.
  - For instructors managing your recordings, view the article Panopto: Managing Your Recordings within Moodle.
  - For additional information see Panopto: LSU Overview.
 

Flow Chart of Digital Media Resources at LSU

Below is a flow chart of several different use cases and the LSU digital media resources. Here you can see some usage-based scenarios to help you see which services will best serve you here at LSU.

Flow chart of Digital Media Resources at LSU

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