Streaming

Downloading Mediasite Videos

Downloading Mediasite Materials

1.Head to the Mediasite Manage Portal and login with your NetID.

2.Expand the “Downloaded Courses” folder and click on your course.

3. Select on the lecture you wish to download by clicking on the title text. This will make a window pop up.

4. Click on “Delivery.”

5. Once on the Delivery tab, you will click on “Video 1” and a new dropdown will appear. You will find a link under the Distribution URL. You need to highlight the URL up until the “?playback…” part.

6. Copy and paste this URL to a new tab/window. Pause the video that is now playing in the new window. Right click anywhere on the video and select to download the video. Each browser will have a different way of asking how to save the video.

7. The video will now download to your computer where you can keep it for your records.

How to record an event and offer live or on-demand streaming

Scenario

I would like to live stream and or record an event.

Recommended Option

  1. Contact the Registrar to reserve a Full or “Teach From” video conference classroom or conference room.
  2. After you have secured one of these rooms, fill out the Streaming/Recording request form.
  3. After completing the form, you will receive an email within 3 business days, including a web link that you can share with the remote viewers.

Alternative Option: on-demand (not live streaming)

If you are unable to secure one of the rooms mentioned above, you can use this alternative option to record your personal laptop. Please note that you will need a microphone for your laptop in order to record your audio. The microphone used will determine audio quality of the recording, generally built-in microphones provide poor quality.

Kaltura

Kaltura is software that UConn faculty, staff, and students can use to easily record and upload presentations. These presentations can then be shared with anyone via a web link for on-demand playback. You can find instructions for installing and using the software.

How do I allow remote participants to view my class or conference without interaction?

Scenario

There are students/participants in my class/conference who cannot physically be present. I’d like for them to watch the presentation, but it is not necessary for them to interact with me or the other participants.

Recommended Option

  1. Contact the Registrar to reserve a Full or “Teach From” video conference classroom or conference room.
  2. After you have secured one of these rooms, fill out the Streaming/Recording request form.
  3. After completing the form, you will receive an email about 2 weeks before your event, including instructions to view the live stream and information on retrieving the on-demand link for viewing after the event.

Alternative Option: On-demand (not live streaming)

If you are unable to secure one of the rooms mentioned above, you can use this alternative option to record your personal laptop. Please note that you will need a microphone for your laptop in order to record your audio. The microphone used will determine audio quality of the recording, generally built-in microphones provide poor quality.

Mediasite Desktop Recorder

The Mediasite Desktop Recorder is software that UConn faculty, staff, and students can use to easily record and upload presentations. These presentations can then be shared with anyone via a web link for on-demand playback. You can find instructions for installing and using the software from CETL’s Educational Technologies department.