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Online Education at Lehman College

Faculty Tools for Recording, Editing and Conferencing


GENERAL

  BB Collaborate Ultra VoiceThread Zoom Microsoft Teams Camtasia SnagIt
Primary Purpose Meetings and Interactivity with students Interactivity with students Meetings and Interactivity with Students Meetings and Interactivity with Students Image and Video Editing software Recording and Capturing Content with basic Editing Abilities. Can also be used to screencast.

Relative Ease of Use

(1=Easiest; 5=Requires more Practice)
2 3 1 1 4 4
Student Use Active meeting participant and Chat

Video, Audio and Text Comments and Presentation.

Specified Assignments
Active Meeting Participant and Chat Active Meeting Participant and Chat N/A N/A
Integrated with BB Yes Yes No Yes No No
Class Synchronicity Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous Synchronous Asynchronous

Asynchronous

Access Through Blackboard Through Blackboard Through CUNY Zoom License With Outlook /Office 365 credentials Must ask Steve Castellano for access
(steve.castellano@lehman.cuny.edu)

Must ask Steve Castellano for access
(steve.castellano@lehman.cuny.edu)



AUDIO & VIDEO

  BB Collaborate Ultra VoiceThread Zoom Microsoft Teams Camtasia SnagIt
Audio? You can share audio through files or by playing the audio during the meeting Yes as either an uploaded file or through a comment You can share audio through files or by playing the audio during the meeting You can share audio through files or by playing the audio during the meeting Yes, as an uploaded file. Can be edited as well. Yes, you can record live audio or attach a file.

Video

Share your screen or share video files. Upload Video files or comment with video. Share your screen or share video files. Share your screen or share video files. Upload Video and edit timing, speed, add effects, etc. Yes, video can be live recorded and edited
Can you edit Audio and/or Video? No, since this tool is used live. Yes, both faculty and students can edit if given access. No, since this tool is used live. No, since this tool is used live. Yes, its purpose is to edit audio and video. Can be used for basic editing, more used to capture content.
Record Meetings are automatically recorded and available to faculty and students. Since this is Asynchronous, there is record tool Yes Yes Camtasia allows you to record your editing process as well. Used to live record content on your screen.
Where do recordings save? Saved automatically to Collaborate Tab in Blackboard Can be downloaded as a video file to local computer If using browser, it saves to your zoom account (cloud based), if the app is downloaded, can save to either zoom account or local computer. In the chat created by the meeting, and then can also be saved to local computer. Recordings save to local computer. Work saves to local computer.


TOOLS & FEATURES

  BB Collaborate Ultra VoiceThread Zoom Microsoft Teams Camtasia SnagIt
Breakout Rooms Yes Can create groups and sub-groups for separated student access Yes Yes N/A N/A
Screenshare Yes No Yes Yes N/A N/A
Chat / Q&A / Comments Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A N/A
Features
  • Live Captioning
  • Whiteboard
  • Time and Activity Metrics
  • Number and Yes/No Polls
  • Auto-Captioning
  • Video/Audio/Text Comments
  • Student editing access
  • Doodling while recording a comment
  • Direct, Private, Multi-slide and Moderating Comments
  • Manual, Assigned or Auto Captioning
  • Surveys / Polls
  • Whiteboard
  • Annotation
  • Live-Captioning
  • Automatically creates channel.
  • Watermarks, Speech Bubbles and other effects on video.
  • Transitions, speed and time control.
  • Can add and edit audio to video
  • Captures Live Screenshots or Screen Recordings.
  • Supports Screenshare