Set your microphone, start the recording, then at the end of class, simply stop and submit with a click. In less than 24 hours, a movie with your narration, slides, and visuals is ready to post to Blackboard for your students to review.
ITS offers two course capture systems, TechSmith Relay is in every classroom and can be installed on your computer, and in large lecture halls, Mediasite is built into the instructor podium. Contact us at through our online support form to get started.
TechSmith Relay Screen Capture
TechSmith Relay is in every classroom and can be installed on your computer. To get started, please complete our TechSmith Relay Account Request Form.
TechSmith Camtasia Video Editor
TechSmith Camtasia is available to all SDSU faculty and staff. To obtain a license, please complete the ETS Software Request Form.
Mediasite Automated Course Capture
Mediasite Automated Course Capture is available in the following rooms:
- AH 2108
- AL 201
- COM 207
- ENS 280
- GMCS 301 and GMCS 333
- HT 183
- NE 60
- PS 130
- SHW 011 and SHW 012
- WC 220
How it works:
- Complete our brief Mediasite request form
- We will schedule your recordings
- Your recorded lectures will automatically appear in your Blackboard course
For more information on how the Mediasite system captures your course and delivers the recording to your students, please watch our Mediasite Welcome Video. To view our recommended Mediasite syllabus language, please click here.
Features and Benefits
- Everything you say and show in class is captured and posted to Blackboard for students to review at their own pace.
- You teach your class as always, the captures and produces the finished video for you.
- Record content for students to listen outside of class, and free up classroom time for discussion.
Getting Started Questions
How do I get an account? – Please complete our TechSmith Relay Account Request Form.
Do I need any equipment? – You can use TechSmith Relay on any classroom podium computer, or install it on your laptop or desktop computer.
Where can I get training? – Please contact us through our online support form to request training with TechSmith Relay, Camtasia, or Mediasite.
What do students say about Course Capture? – Hear from a third-year SDSU student in the following video: