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MediaSpace is a cloud based web service developed by Kaltura which allows faculty, staff, and students to upload and distribute various audio and video media formats. Once a video is created in or uploaded to MediaSpace, users can copy a link or embed code to share their media in online courses and in other online forums.
Do you have content that you've created using Kaltura CaptureSpace Light? Follow these instructions to save and transition that content to the new Kaltura Capture platform.
Zoom Web Conferencing
Zoom is a web conferencing tool that can be used by faculty, staff and students. To access and use this tool, go to https://minnstate.zoom.us and login with your StarID.
Zoom includes many features, including, but not limited to: meeting rooms for up to 300 people; microphone or telephone audio; session recording with cloud storage; screen sharing; breakout rooms and more.
ReadSpeaker TextAid is a document and web reader application that is fully integrated into D2L Brightspace. With one click, users can enable to tool to read course documents and PDFs, as well as web-based content appearing both within and outside of courses.
The following are best practices for use of eBooks and Direct Digital materials, whether you are teaching online or in traditional settings:
Alert students to any additional costs they will incur for these materials.
Provide students with clear instructions on how to get started with eBooks and Direct Digital materials.
Advise students on where to go for help, keeping the following in mind:
All of the access to our Direct Digital content and most of our eBooks are coordinated or sold through RedShelf (though a few in-store eBooks are supplied through VitalSource). Students having difficulty accessing their materials should first call RedShelf. They are very responsive, and unfortunately the publisher help lines are often not.
Skype for Business is a Microsoft product that facilitates text, voice, and video meetings between people in an organization. It looks and works similar to Skype, but was created to integrate better with other Microsoft tools.