Professional development - using Elluminate / Blackboard Collaborate Multimedia for learning.<br />The virtual room interf...
What would YOU like to “take-away” today?<br />
The session will be led by what YOU want to know & will also include:<br /><ul><li>Using the Multimedia Library
Video formats supported
Appropriate video file sizes and lengths
Converting video to appropriate size and format (using a free downloadable converter) – you will be able to try this out t...
If so did it work?<br /><br />Yes      <br />No<br />x<br />
Flash, MPEG, MPEG4, WMV, MP3, QuickTime <br />Bandwidth!<br />Participants must have player!<br />Can be preloaded or use ...
Uploads to Elluminate server<br />Downloads to individual participants<br />
Check that video has downloaded to all/most participants<br />Click to select<br />Click to play for all<br />Ask particip...
File type (file extension)<br /><ul><li>Must be supported by Elluminate
Must be playable by all/most participants</li></li></ul><li>Other file types<br />Video or Audio files<br />.jpg<br />.odf...
Video or Audio files<br />Other file types<br />.odf<br />.mpeg<br />.exe<br />.jpg<br />.flv<br />.mov<br />.mp3<br />.pp...
File size, bit rate, run-time<br /><ul><li>Impact how long to download
Image resolution & size on screen
Keep them as small as possible</li></li></ul><li>File size, bit rate, run-time<br /><ul><li>File size: Total under 10 MB p...
File size: Individual 2 MB or less
Bit rate: Maximum around 1000 kbs
Run-time: Maximum 2 minutes per video no more than 10 minutes per session</li></li></ul><li>VLC Media Player<br />The “Swi...
If the video you want to use is on the Internet<br />You MUST check Copyright/Creative Commons to be sure you are permitte...
When you play a video from the Internet it will be temporarily stored on your computer in the cache<br />You can access vi...
Select the MP4 option<br />Click the toolbox to adjust size/bitrate<br />
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Featuring Multimedia - using multimedia in Elluminate/Blackboard Collaborate

  1. 1. Professional development - using Elluminate / Blackboard Collaborate Multimedia for learning.<br />The virtual room interface is changing with BbCollaborate11. Some functions are accessed differently. However content & “how to” processes are essentially the same. <br />
  2. 2. What would YOU like to “take-away” today?<br />
  3. 3. The session will be led by what YOU want to know & will also include:<br /><ul><li>Using the Multimedia Library
  4. 4. Video formats supported
  5. 5. Appropriate video file sizes and lengths
  6. 6. Converting video to appropriate size and format (using a free downloadable converter) – you will be able to try this out through my desktop</li></li></ul><li>Have you been in Elluminate sessions where Multimedia was used?<br /><br />Yes <br />No<br />x<br />
  7. 7. If so did it work?<br /><br />Yes <br />No<br />x<br />
  8. 8. Flash, MPEG, MPEG4, WMV, MP3, QuickTime <br />Bandwidth!<br />Participants must have player!<br />Can be preloaded or use URL<br />Shows loading progress for each participant. All green = fully loaded for everyone<br />
  9. 9. Uploads to Elluminate server<br />Downloads to individual participants<br />
  10. 10. Check that video has downloaded to all/most participants<br />Click to select<br />Click to play for all<br />Ask participants to put their hand up when finished for them<br />
  11. 11. File type (file extension)<br /><ul><li>Must be supported by Elluminate
  12. 12. Must be playable by all/most participants</li></li></ul><li>Other file types<br />Video or Audio files<br />.jpg<br />.odf<br />.exe<br />.mpeg<br />.ppt<br />.flv<br />.mov<br />.mp3<br />.doc<br />.mpg<br />.pdf<br />.mp4<br />.png<br />.wps<br />.swf<br />.wmv<br />.qt<br />
  13. 13. Video or Audio files<br />Other file types<br />.odf<br />.mpeg<br />.exe<br />.jpg<br />.flv<br />.mov<br />.mp3<br />.ppt<br />.doc<br />.mpg<br />.mp4<br />.png<br />.pdf<br />.swf<br />.wps<br />.wmv<br />.qt<br />
  14. 14. File size, bit rate, run-time<br /><ul><li>Impact how long to download
  15. 15. Image resolution & size on screen
  16. 16. Keep them as small as possible</li></li></ul><li>File size, bit rate, run-time<br /><ul><li>File size: Total under 10 MB per session
  17. 17. File size: Individual 2 MB or less
  18. 18. Bit rate: Maximum around 1000 kbs
  19. 19. Run-time: Maximum 2 minutes per video no more than 10 minutes per session</li></li></ul><li>VLC Media Player<br />The “Swiss Army Knife” of video players and <br />converters – useful to convert formats & sizes<br />http://www.videolan.org/vlc/<br />http://www.videolan.org/vlc/<br />
  20. 20. If the video you want to use is on the Internet<br />You MUST check Copyright/Creative Commons to be sure you are permitted to do what you plan<br />Especially with respect to keeping the modified video for re-use<br />
  21. 21. When you play a video from the Internet it will be temporarily stored on your computer in the cache<br />You can access videos in the cache with a Video Cache Viewer such as:<br />http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/video_cache_view.html<br />Scroll to the bottom of the page to download<br />
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  24. 24. Select the MP4 option<br />Click the toolbox to adjust size/bitrate<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Today we have looked at:<br /><ul><li>Using the Multimedia Library
  27. 27. Video formats supported
  28. 28. Appropriate video file sizes and lengths
  29. 29. Converting video to appropriate size and format (using a free downloadable converter)</li></li></ul><li>Did you learn something new?<br />Polling: = Yes = No <br />What is most useful to you from this session? <br />
  30. 30. Feedback<br />Was the pace of the session?<br />A Too slow<br />B Just right<br />C Too fast<br />
  31. 31. Feedback<br />Was the session (content and activities)?<br />A Interesting<br />B OK<br />C Boring<br />
  32. 32. Feedback<br />How was the session (format and structure)?<br />A Just right – it worked well<br />B OK<br />C Not very good<br />

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