Using Kaltura to create videos to insert into Blackboard is a useful pedagogical tool. But even better, Kaltura allows you to create video quizzes to give your students. You simply use your existing Kaltura media or create new media and use the tool to insert questions into the video! This allows you to test student engagement during videos or to ensure that they understood the goals and purpose of the video for the course. Read on for instructions on how to utilize the video quiz feature of Kaltura.
Creating a syllabus is an important part of teaching. The syllabus serves as a sort of contract between students and the instructor. It should clearly outline course requirements, expectations, and goals as well as include pertinent information regarding assignments, class and institutional policies, and grading. Crafting a useful and clear syllabus is an important skill. Luckily there are several well-accepted components of a syllabus that are common throughout most disciplines and universities.
There are many technologies available to instructors at the University of Arkansas that can both enhance and simplify teaching and learning.
Students and faculty can participate in classes delivered online or access online materials and activities to complement face-to-face classroom experiences using Blackboard, the University of Arkansas learning management system.
Echo360 Active Learning Platform Personal Capture can be used by faculty and students to record audio, video, and/or computer presentations from any computer. Recordings are stored on your computer and can be uploaded to the Echo360 server for publication through a direct link or on Blackboard.
Echo360 is lecture capture software that allows faculty to record class sessions and share the recordings in Blackboard.