Online Learning

I want to . . .

Create video tutorials or lectures from my computer desktop and post them online for my students to view.

Camtasia Relay and Ensemble, Microsoft Mix, WebEx

A number of tools are available to you to record a lecture from your computer desktop while you demonstrate an application in action. 

  • Camtasia Relay is a tool that you can download for free and install on your computer to record a lesson, and then upload it to the Ensemble video server that students can access from your Blackboard course or your preferred website. 
  • Microsoft Mix is a free add-on (plug-in) that will turn your PowerPoint presentation into an interactive online video tutorial that can be accessed by students enrolled in your Blackboard course or through your preferred website.  Mix will enable you to capture video simulations from your computer desktop, record from a web cam, insert quiz questions, and more.
  • WebEx, Temple's web conferencing tool, has features that will enable you to capture and record an application that your are demonstrating, and then place a link to your recording in your Blackboard course or preferred website for your students to access.

Reference Guides and Tutorials

Host my office hours online or my online course from a remote location.


WebEx is Temple's Web Conferencing tool that will enable you to host meetings and online office hours with your students from any computer that is connected to the Internet.  WebEx offers breakout rooms that you can set up for groups of students to collaborate and work on projects.

Reference Guides and Tutorials
Host an Online Class or Office Hours Using WebEx

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