Learning Technologies News
Free Software! Camtasia and Snagit
Have you ever wanted to narrate a presentation or record a video tutorial from your computer, but didn't have the right tool? SDSU has recently entered into a licensing agreement with software provider Techsmith to permit all faculty and staff to download and install Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac, and Snagit at no charge.
If you're interested in installing the software, you can request a license key from the ETS Helpdesk at http://ets.sdsu.edu/helpdesk/swrenewal.htm or you can contact your IT contact who can help with installation.
For more information, or to learn more about the products, please visit: http://www.techsmith.com
ITS and TANDBERG: Increasing Engagement and Interaction
TANDBERG, a leading provider of video conferencing solutions, highlights its partnership with ITS and SDSU in a recent customer profile:
With three strategic priorities—to meet faculty needs, maximize efficiency and maintain a high-quality technical infrastructure -- ITS implemented video conferencing technology at San Diego State more than 10 years ago. Today, as the state faces a budget situation that necessitates travel restrictions, SDSU is even more invested in the use of video.
As Dr. James Frazee, Director of ITS, explains, "We see video conferencing technology as a way to decrease costs, increase convenience and increase instructional function."
Read the full story. (PDF)