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How can I digitize media for my course?

If you are looking to digitize media (films, television shows, musical recordings, etc.) for use in your course, please contact the ITS Help Desk. ITS provides this service to MSU Denver faculty. Once your media has been digitized and uploaded to your Yuja account by ITS, CTLD can help you add it to your course, […]

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Canvas Spotlight

Converting Paper Tests to Canvas Quizzes

Tools: Canvas Quizzes Many instructors new to teaching online count on the assessments traditionally used in a face-to-face course. That could mean uploading or sending tests as a Word document or PDF to students. Students would then need to download that document, complete the assessment, and then reupload it with their answers, which the instructor […]

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Set Up Assignment Submissions

Tools: Assignments The Submission Type setting has a significant impact on how students interact with and submit a Canvas assignment. The No Submission and On Paper options create a column in the gradebook but do not allow students to submit a file to the Canvas assignment. This is a great way to grade assignments that […]

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Accessibility Communication Lectures Videos

Upload a MS Teams Recording to Yuja and Generate Auto-Captions

When you record a meeting in Teams, that recording is automatically available to all of the members of that team. Unfortunately, Teams does not generate auto-captions for recordings and it does not support embedding them in a Canvas course. Resolving this is simple, but it requires a few extra steps. Uploading the videos to Yuja […]

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Videos

Edit Videos with Yuja Video Editor

Sometimes, when you record a video, you want to make adjustments. Maybe you want to cut out a few seconds of silence or add a text overlay to a few seconds of the video. Yuja has basic editing capabilities that enable you to make some changes to your video. The capabilities are limited, but they […]

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Canvas Spotlight

Video Discussions

Tools: Discussion Boards and Yuja Holding discussions in an online course can have a very different feeling than having discussions in a face-to-face classroom. However, online discussions can still help students master content, explore new ideas, and build a sense of community even when they may not be meeting with other people in a physical […]

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Canvas Spotlight

Voiceover PowerPoints

Tools: Yuja and PowerPoint PowerPoint has the potential to be a powerful instructional tool for conveying information and teaching content. However, PowerPoints that live on their own without any context are less useful for learning. PowerPoints are most useful as a supplementary tool alongside input and context from the instructor. It would be tough to […]

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Videos

Link YouTube Videos via YuJa

You are able to use YuJa to create embed codes and direct links to insert YouTube videos into your Canvas course. It should be noted, however, that utilizing YuJa to link YouTube videos does create cause for concern about copyright infringement, so you should only link YouTube videos via YuJa if you maintain ownership or […]

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Videos

Download Your YuJa Videos

There are times when you may want to download a video file of a recording you have made in YuJa, and thankfully, YuJa has made that a pretty easy process. Directions Go to msudenver.yuja.com. Click the button that reads Open in New Tab to be taken to the MSU YuJa sign-on-page. Log in to Yuja using the MSU SSO (single sign-on) option […]

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Discussions Videos

YuJa Discussions from a Student Perspective

Students will interact with YuJa discussions very similarly to how faculty does. The steps below outline how students will use YuJa to contribute to a Canvas discussion. The video illustrates how the discussion looks and works from the student perspective. Directions Install YuJa Software Capture For best results, students should download YuJa Software Capture prior […]