How to get help with LEO
- See the full list of LEO help available from this link.
- Moodle's online documentation for technical information and some pedagogical advice on managing your units.
- LEO Support for telephone or email-based LEO technical support.
- IT Service Desk for help with Lecture Capture (Echo 360) and desktop software (such as Excel or Photoshop).
- Faculties-based help and support.
- eLearning 101 web page for regular interactive webinars on a range of technology enhanced learning topics. The recordings of previous webinars can also be accessed from this link.
- LEO professional development workshops for information on a series of face-to-face workshops before the start of semester one.
- Feedback form or email eLearning.LTC@acu.edu.au directly to request a workshop for five or more participants.
- Learning and Teaching website or the Learning and Teaching Contacts page for learning and teaching help that is not directly technology related (such as assessment, curriculum, evaluation or awards).
Kaltura is a video/audio streaming system that provides an easy to use facility for uploading, storing, searching, recording and accessing video and audio material via LEO (Learning Environment Online). Kaltura provides a better viewing and listening experience to engage your students. compared with uploading directly into your unit or via Youtube. Kaltura media allows video to stream in higher quality, automatically adapt to the student internet connection speed and is viewable on most mobile devices.
In summary Kaltura provides:
- staff and student access to uploading video content related to their unit or for assessment
- high-quality streaming videos
- searchable storage of new and existing video libraries
- robust media streaming on mobile devices
- Kaltura videos are private and cannot be viewed by the public.
LEO (Learning Environment Online) has a range of media options for creating and sharing media such as recording online lecturers (live classrooms); online participation (Adobe Connect); and creating, storing and sharing media in a safe environment (Kaltura media). These various media options can play a key role in enabling your students to access resources that support learning wherever they are without needing to attend a specific location at a defined time.
The use of video also makes it possible for lecturers to present knowledge in different ways and enable dirrerent forms of interaction with students.
Kaltura media can be used to:
- show real life scenarios
- explain concepts
- act as triggers for discussion.
When using Kaltura media for educational purposes it's important to be aware of the various copyright guidelines and requirements used by the university. These copyright guidelines provide general information about copyrights and responsibilities of staff to ensure compliance with the law. The copyright guidelines are especially important when using another person's video material in your teaching, or when creating your own video resource that features colleagues or students. For more information about copyright for teachers, see Copyright and teaching
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