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Creating Video Quizzes in Ensemble Video

Ensemble can be used to create video clips and, as this guide will explain, to embed quizzes within videos.

Editing Captions in Ensemble Using Amara, Ensemble's Built-in Caption Editor

Ensemble Video has a built-in caption editing program called Amara that is used to edit caption text for videos uploaded to an Ensemble video library.

Enable the Ensemble Mashup in Blackboard

Ensemble is a media hosting platform where users can store and share multimedia files (e.g. video and audio). Ensemble is integrated with Blackboard, making it easier to upload and insert multimedia content from Ensemble into your Blackboard course sites. To use the Ensemble integration the Ensemble Mashup tool needs to be enabled in your course.

How to Upload and Embed Ensemble Videos into Blackboard

Bowdoin uses a media hosting platform called Ensemble where instructors can store multimedia files. Ensemble is integrated with Blackboard, making it easier to upload and embed multimedia content stored in Ensemble directly to your Blackboard course site.

Request Caption Editing for Course Videos

Adding captions to videos used in your class is helpful for all students. It helps those who learn better through reading, those needing to watch videos in noisy environments or in spaces where sound needs to be turned off. Editing captions takes time. Bowdoin has a ready-to-help group of trained staff and student caption editors available to edit captions used in classes.

Creating Short Video Clips from Existing Media in Ensemble

Ensemble allows you to easily create short clips taken from existing media files. These clips can be shared through links or embedded in course pages just as any other video in your Ensemble media library.