Category Archives: Video

Video Upload Widget operational once again

The issues mentioned in the last blog post have now been resolved. The video widget now has a tab all to itself under the E-Learning Support tab group on our system (as pictured). As a result of the upgrade and … Continue reading

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Video Upload Widget Issues in Blackboard v9.1

Since the upgrade of our instance of Blackboard (to version 9.1) we’re having some issues with the Video Upload widget that until recently was working. The widget consists of just HTML and Javascript and should work in any system, but … Continue reading

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External Pilot

At the last Steering Group, Mark Gamble from the University of Bedfordshire informed us that they are now just in the process of setting a virtual machine to act as server for piloting the Video Upload widget we have developed. … Continue reading

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Meeting with Joe Doak, Real Estate and Planning

I got in touch with Joe Doak from Real Estate and Planning about the DEVELOP Project some time ago. Not only was he on the ASSET Project, looking at video feedback and feed-forward, but I have previously looked at tools … Continue reading

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Some questions around the Video Upload widget

I composed a message recently about the video upload widget we currently have in our live version of Blackboard (version 8). I sent it to all those who’ve so far agreed to be involved in piloting and I’ve had a … Continue reading

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“Video Upload”

A quick note to say that we have changed the name of the box for uploading videos in Blackboard to “Video Upload”. Previously it was called “Video Dropbox” but we changed it in order to: Avoid confusion with the old … Continue reading

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Meeting with Karen Ayres, Applied Statistics

Before the Steering Group a couple of weeks ago, Karsten and I went to meet with Karen Ayres, who is an academic in the School of Applied Statistics and also a member on the Steering Group for the DEVELOP project. … Continue reading

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How to set up Eclipse

I though it would be good to describe how to set up Eclipse to get a development system for the building blocks, as it is extremely annoying not being able to set up a development environment. The steps: Eclipse JavaEE … Continue reading

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Video Widget v8

We have now almost finalized this widget. It is running and there is only a small help video missing, which I’ll try and finish some time next week. Next step is a few pilots to see if the widget makes sense to … Continue reading

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Click and thy shall be Clipboard’ed

Or not, as it turns out. In the good old days, when security wasn’t so much in one’s mind, it was fairly simple to place a button on a webpage, have the user click it and expect some text to … Continue reading

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