Record and Post to Blackboard

Record to Bb
Learn how to record and post to Blackboard using TechSmith Capture. Capture is a new screen recording tool, different from the Classic Recorder.

1. In your Blackboard course, click on a content area and then Build Content > TechSmith Relay.

Build Content - Relay

2. Type a name for your video.

Add TechSmith Video to Blackboard Step 2

3. Optional: If you choose to enable grading for this video, select Yes under Enable Evaluation and enter a point value. This will automatically create a column in Grade Center.

Add TechSmith Video to Blackboard Step 3

4. Click Submit.

5. A link with the name you entered in Step 2 will be created. Click the link.

Add TechSmith Video to Blackboard Step 4

6. Click Launch Capture.

Click Launch Capture

7. If this is your first time using the software, click Download, install the software, and then click Relaunch. If you need assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk.

8. If prompted, click Open TechSmith Capture.

9. TechSmith Capture will launch with the following options:

  • Webcam (optional) – Off by default. Click to select and enable your webcam.
  • Capture – Click once you are ready to record and select your screen size.

10. Select fullscreen or region of screen, depending on your operating system:

Windows users – Click Fullscreen to record your entire screen or click, hold, and drag to select a portion of your screen.



Mac users – Click anywhere on your screen to record fullscreen or click, hold, and drag to select a portion of your screen

Mac users: Click anywhere on your screen to record fullscreen or click, hold, and drag to select a portion of your screen

11. Click πŸ”΄ to begin recording. A countdown timer will start (3, 2, 1).

12. You are now recording. A small toolbar will appear on the bottom-right of your screen. Click the ⏸ button to temporarily stop the recording or when you are done.

13. A toolbar will appear towards the bottom of the screen. Click the ⬛️ button when you are done recording.

14. Review your video and click Upload.

15. A progress bar will display for your media. Click Close once it finishes.

Upload Complete

16. Return to Blackboard and click Close.

Recording in Progress

17. Click the Add Media button next to your video.

Add Media

18. Your video will be now accessible by clicking on the link from Step 5. Click the content area name link to go back to the regular course view.

Click Content

In this article:

Add Quizzing to Presentation

Overview

  • Add quiz questions to a video
  • Assign points and create Grade Center column for video

1. Access your video through either Blackboard or the CSUDH TechSmith Relay site.


2. Click Quizzing > Add Questions.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 2


3. Click the Play icon to begin watching your video.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 3


4. Pause at the time in the video you want to ask a quiz question(s). Click +Add New Question.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 4


5. Questions cannot be moved once you click Add New Question. If you need to move this question to a different time in the video, you would need to delete and re-create the question.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 5


6. The default type of question is Multiple Choice. You can change the type to:

  • True / False
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Free Response

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 6


7. Type your question, answers, indicate the correct answer, and then click Save Quiz.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 7


8. To add a new question at the same time in the video, click +Add New Question.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 8


9. Repeat Steps 3 to 7 to continue adding quiz questions to your video.


10. Once finished, click Save Quiz and then ❌ to exit.

Add Quizzing to Presentation - Step 10


In this article:

Lecture Capture

TechSmith Knowmia Logo
TechSmith Knowmia allows you to record videos and share them easily with your students

Lecture capture is the process of recording video and audio content for your course. By recording your voice and computer screen, you can create videos based on your lectures for students.

TechSmith Knowmia (formerly TechmSmith Relay) is a presentation capture tool that simplifies the process of creating lecture capture videos.

Create a lecture capture video using content like:

  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Word documents
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Website articles
  • YouTube videos

Once your recording is complete, you can post it on Blackboard and create a quiz within your video.


Required Equipment:

System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or above
  • macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or above

If you do not have the required equipment, you may be able to request an equipment loan by contacting:

Instructional Media Services (IMS)
LIB C-108

(310) 243-2494