Zoom web-conferencing tips and tricks

Using web conferencing to connect with your audience at a distance is still a relatively new practice. Virtually all interactions on campus occur in the same physical space. What works well in a physical environment doesn’t always translate well to an online...

Managing Users

To add a user to your Blackboard course, follow these steps: Navigate to your Control Panel > Users and Groups > Users In the Enroll User dropdown menu, select Find Users to Enroll    >>>>> Type in the Username (same as their Skidmore email)...

Getting Started With Zoom Webconferencing

What is Zoom? Zoom is Skidmore’s webconference platform of choice not only because the College licenses the software but, more importantly, Zoom offers an excellent tool set with consistently high performance. Members of the Skidmore community can login to a Pro...

Embedding Library Resources

If there is not already a Library Resources menu item in your Blackboard course, it is easy to create one manually. The librarians have configured the LibGuides tool within Blackboard to automatically match up your course with the appropriate library content. All you...

Moving from WebEx to Zoom

As of Friday July 21st, Skidmore’s WebEx will be discontinued. For a variety of reasons and namely feedback from the community about dissatisfaction with the product, we are pleased to share we are transitioning to a much better service, Zoom.If you’re new...

How do I live broadcast with the GoPro app?

Live Broadcasting with the GoPro Hero 4 Black is possible without the use of the GoPro app. A separate accessory is needed to send the signal from the camera, and can be purchased either as a wired attachment or as a wireless attachment that comes with its own...

How do I get started with the GoPro 4?

The gopro has 3 buttons on it. On the front, just below the small display screen, is the Power/Mode button. On the top, just above the screen, is the shutter button, and on the side to the left of the power button is the Settings button. On the right side (with the...

How do I embed Ensemble video into WordPress?

Instead of copying and pasting in iframe code from Ensemble’s media library embed video page, just click on the blue i  (information) button next to a video asset, copy its content ID: Now in the WordPress editor, click on Add Ensemble Video and paste in the...

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