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Total learning: 18 lessons Time: 90 minutes

Add a Mediasite Screencast to Blackboard Ultra

If you want to quickly record a Video from your Mac or PC from within Blackboard, it’s easy with the Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR). MDR allows you to capture a variety of sources from your own Mac or PC:

  • Audio
  • Audio and Screen
  • Audio and Webcam
  • Audio, Webcam, and Screen

Starting Mediasite Desktop Recorder

If you want to record your screen for a course directly within Blackboard, follow these steps:

1. Browse to a Blackboard Ultra course.

2. Select View course & institution tools and choose My Mediasite.

3. Click Add Presentation.

4. Choose Capture Video.

  • Note you must have either Mediasite Mosaic or Mediasite Desktop Recorder.

5. Enter a Presentation Name and click Create and Launch.

6. Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR) or Mediasite Mosaic will open and you will be able to begin recording your desktop, webcam and audio.

For more information on using the Mediasite Desktop Recorder, check out these Lessons:

If you do not see the options for Mediasite Desktop Recorder or Mediasite Mosaic within Blackboard, please check with your Mediasite Administrator

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