Once the file has uploaded, you will have the opportunity to add thefile’s details. Enter a title, tags, and description. Then select acategory and privacy options. Once you’re finished, click Publish.
You’ll receive a message that the file is being converted and willpublish shortly. You can click the here link to view the status.Please note that sometimes this process takes a few minutes.
Once the file is finished publishing, you’ll see your presentationlisted under “My Uploads”. Click the presentation icon to view thesharable presentation.
You’ll be taken to a page with your published presentation. You canselect to view the slide show from here. You’ll also notice that atranscript is automatically created at the bottom of the page.
Next we will create the audio clip to make our presentation aSlideCast. If you do not have a transcript of your presentation, youcan use the one created here. Keep in mind that you may need tomake some minor modifications.
To begin, login to Blackboard and open any Blackboard site thatyou’re listed in as “instructor”. Go to any content area in the site.Make sure that you’re in “Edit View”.
Click the dropdown arrow next to Select and select VoiceRecorder. Click Go.
Using your transcript, click the red circle on the voice recorder tobegin recording. Record your entire transcript and then select stopwhen you’re finished. If you mess up, you can stop and then selectthe record button to record over the previous recording.
You can click the green arrow to preview the transcript. Onceyou’re happy, click the little box at the top, right-hand corner tosave the file. Select Save As, and then select .mp3 from thedropdown options for file type. Save the file to your local desktop.
Once you’ve saved the file, you can simply exit this page withoutsubmitting by clicking Cancel.
Go back to SlideShare, and then select the Add mp3 audio tocreate a SlideCast link.
Select Upload mp3 file… to browse for your local audio file.
To begin synchronizing your slides with your audio, click the play button and then pause the audioonce the audio for the first slide is complete. You will then drag the blue mark to the location wherethe audio ends, and select slide 2 to see a new blue mark. Repeat this process until you’ve finishedsynchronizing. The following link contains a video tutorial on how to synchronize:http://screencast.com/t/fSiw5J5iab
Once you’ve finished synchronizing your audio, click Save. Then select Previewsaved work to view the presentation with audio. If everything looks and sounds OK,select Save & Publish. If it doesn’t sound OK, then you can return to the timeline andcontinue editing.