On Thursday, May 19th the streaming.uww.edu (VBrick Rev) service was updated to the latest version of the software. This date was chosen to limit disruption to instruction during the spring semester and to be completed prior to the start of the summer term.
In this latest update, the following fixes and enhancements will be included:
Basic Settings and Advanced Settings have now been combined under a new “Details” button to combine video settings into a single area.
On Thursday, May 19th 2022 between 7 AM and 5 PM VBrick Rev (http://streaming.uww.edu) will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance. During this outage, we will be deploying the latest version of VBrick Rev.
Videos hosted on Rev will be unavailable during this outage. Please plan accordingly.
On-demand video lectures are the perfect way to deliver lecture content for web-based courses, or to provide supplementary material for in-person courses. Check out this short video to learn about four different methods that allow you to create on-demand lectures right from your computer.
Learn about how to effectively use Google Drive and Apps for collaboration and file-sharing. This workshop offers an overview of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Forms, Drawing, and Sites. Learn the basics of each program to get you up and running quickly with Google applications as well as some helpful tips and tricks!
Webex Meetings now has an interactive polling feature built right into the meeting so you can easily engage with your participants. In this session, you will learn: how to create, activate, and share content; view results; add collaborators; and more! Access your Slido account from https://slido.com
Suggestions for Effective Online Meetings & Webinars
Do you know how to schedule a Webex Meeting and/or Webinar, but are looking to make them more smooth, efficient, productive, and comfortable? We’ll cover some pre-meeting details that can help as well as and facilitation techniques to help you and your attendees have better virtual meeting experiences. We’ll focus on tips and tricks for Webex Meetings and Webinars to take your baseline skills to the next level.
The goal of this session is to create awareness of the campus-supported communication, collaboration, and work productivity tools that apply to all staff and introduce participants to support resources.
Webex, formerly known as Webex Teams,is ideal for ongoing communication and collaboration among teams, departments and work groups. Interested in learning how to utilize Webex? This session will help you understand the basics of Webex (Teams) including the new Calling features, best practices for use, and how to get others on board with using it.
Microsoft Outlook – Tips and Tricks
“Outlook Email/Calendar Basics (and Tips & Tricks)” – April 27 at 9:30AM Open to both Windows and Mac users, this training will cover strategies to manage email messages, calendar scheduling, and more!
We invite submissions from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater instructors and staff to share their innovations, scholarly teaching results, or information on how they’ve connected to the Wisconsin Idea. Possible themes include, but are not limited, to the following:
Academic technology, connections and challenges
Assessment and program evaluation
Innovative student services and experiences
Online program development
Project-based and community-based learning opportunities
Strategic enrollment and program development
Concurrent presentation sessions will last 45 minutes. You are welcome to structure time to fit your presentation. Remember Q&A! A typical session consists of approximately 35 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers.
Canvas logins were unavailable on Sunday March 6th between 8AM and 11AM for planned maintenance. There was an additional issue after that outage window which impacted Canvas logins until 1:55PM.
In addition, embedded streaming.uww.edu videos restricted to “All Users” or “Course Teams” inside of Canvas were not loading correctly due to an issue as a result of the Sunday maintenance. A workaround was put in place for this issue on Tuesday, March 8th at 9:30AM. Some users may be prompted to login again to view the video.
We apologize for any inconvenience that these additional issues may have caused for your courses.
The Celebrating Teaching and Learning Conference will take place on May 18, 2022 from 8:30am-4pm at the University Center.
Our theme this year, “Exploring the Wisconsin Idea,” asks participants to reflect on their engagement with the “Wisconsin Idea”: the notion that the benefit of higher education should extend beyond the boundaries of a traditional classroom or campus, and reach every corner of our state. Inherent in this broad mission are methods of instruction, research, extended training, and public service designed to educate people and improve the human condition.
Please keep an eye out for more information in the coming weeks for the call for proposals!
The Learning Technology Center (LTC) offers video recording and media production services. Video and audio can be recorded in our professional studio or on location at campus venues. The LTC Media Production Studio provides a flexible space and equipment to produce your next on-demand video.
Choose from the following recording options:
Picture in Picture (Twitch)
Presenter Next to Slides
White Board Setup
Custom Virtual Sets
The studio is equipped with a podium and Windows computer with the standard UW-W applications. Looking to use a laptop or a mac? No problem – we can hook your computer up into our recording system.
For scripted presentations, we have a teleprompter available. Please bring a Microsoft Word or text file of your script to the recording.
Our expert student media technicians will guide you through every step of the process. Please allow 1 week after your scheduled recording for video processing.