Using OIT Classroom Capture
Using Classroom Capture (Pilot Final Phase):
New classroom capture accounts are created automatically, once the first capture is recorded.
Make sure the projector is on. The projector powers up when the AV system is turned on in ClassTech classrooms.
Click Classroom Capture Interface.
Log in with your UnityID and password. Be patient as this can take from 1 to 3 minutes.
The Podcast Capture window should display asking to
"Choose a Podcast Type."
Click on "Video" in the upper left block.
- Turn on the classroom microphone.
If you do not turn on the microphone, none of your voice audio will be captured in the resulting video.
- Choose the camera that is in the room you want to record from the pop-up menu at the bottom of the dialog (1). Press the Record button at the bottom on the window(2) under the preview area (3). You are now recording.
- A counter will appear and track the length of your capture. Notice the pause button . You may minimize this screen until you are ready to pause the capture system. **NOTE: If you close this counter window, simply navigate back to it following steps 2-5.
- The system will continue to record your session until you press the Pause button . After pressing Pause a dialog will appear asking to start over, resume recording or publish. Press publish or your capture will not be processed.
- After pressing the publish button another dialog will appear asking for a Episode (title) and optional Description of the capture. Enter the requested information. NOTE: this dialog may also as for a Workflow if more than one is available generally select My Blog to publish the information.
- After pressing Finish the captured recording will automatically be uploaded to the server for processing. Note:There is a 2 hour server limit on captures. If you forget to press pause or finish, the system will continue to record until your capture reaches 2 hours in length. Depending on the length of the recorded session the captured video and audio should be available in 30 min. - 4 hours.
- Click Logout at the bottom of the web browser window below the Podcast Capture window.
The Classroom Capture system takes about 30 minutes to process and post a 1 hour recording. If after 4 hours, your recording has not posted, please contact the helpdesk (email@example.com).
Recordings are posted chronologically at:
For each capture session recorded there will be two links representing the different file types you can download. Click one.
- Computer video
- iPod video
- Once your video is represented in the browser, view the video or listen to the audio by clicking on the picture.
The capture system now allows you to delete recorded sessions and control who views your recordings. To access these tools you must log in to your user page.
- Go to your user page. This is where your recordings are posted chronologically.
- If necessary, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Log in".
- Enter your UnityID and password in the log-in window and click "Log in".
- Once you are logged into your user page. Click on the title of recording you would like to delete.
- At the top right of the screen, there is a bar with three control buttons: edit, add and delete.
- Click the minus button to delete the session. Confirm that you want to delete the session, and click "yes" when asked, "Do you really want to delete this blog entry?"
- The session is deleted and you will be returned to your user page.
- Log in to your user page. (See User Tools section)
- Look for "Admin Functions" in a box near the top right of your user page.
- Click "Settings"
- Click the pencil-shaped Edit button on the Control bar.
- Under Access control you can determine who can see your recorded sessions. Your options are:
- Authenicated Users (anyone with a valid Unity account)
- Specific users
If you choose to specify users, a box is provided for you to enter each UnityID separated by a comma.
Only enter your UnityID if you want exclusive access to your videos.
- Click Save at the top right of your screen.
Remember to log out. Click Log out at the bottom of the screen.
Back to Classroom Capture Site
created by tjbaker on Oct 28, 2008
updated by Everette_Allen@ncsu.edu December 9, 2009