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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.
Bowdoin uses a media hosting platform called Panopto where instructors can store multimedia files. Panopto is integrated with Canvas, making it easier to upload and embed multimedia content stored in Panopto directly to your Canvas course site.
Ensemble can be used to create video clips and, as this guide will explain, to embed quizzes within videos.
Flipgrid is a video conversation app that allows you to pose a questions and gather responses as short video clips
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs created a set of Bowdoin Zoom backgrounds to use during classes and meetings. Backgrounds are useful for blocking distractions happening behind you like your cat wanting attention!
In order for your iPad and Mac to work together (e.g., to share your iPad screen via your computer on Zoom), you must allow the two to share information by establishing a link, or “trust,” between the two devices. The process for establishing this link varies depending on the operating system installed on your Mac.
Sharing your iPad screen is an effective way to present information to your students. Any app that you have installed on your iPad can be displayed in a Teams meeting that you have running on your computer. These screen sharing sessions can also be recorded to be viewed asynchronously.
Details on how many licenses Bowdoin owns, how they're used or removed and what features are licensed.
Padlet is an online virtual “bulletin” board, where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share links and pictures, in a secure location. Padlet can be integrated within Blackboard.
Padlet is an online virtual “bulletin” board, where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share links and pictures, in a secure location. There are a number of ways to access your Padlet, however, the first time that you access one from your Blackboard course page you will need to do so in a web browser from your computer or iPad.
Use the trimming bar in Apple's QuickTime Player to remove or “trim” parts (beginning and end) of a movie or a movie clip.