DLC Spring 2019 Class Projects/Anne Vande Berg

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Project Details

This project is designed to help students within Professor Vande Berg’s SOCW 340 course record projects and presentations that are assigned as a part of the required coursework. The recorded project assignment and oral presentations serve to provide students opportunity and practice with public speaking and presenting in an online platform. The steps involved to complete your recording with CaptureSpace Lite are provided below.

Downloading CaptureSpace Lite

To access the CaptureSpace Lite tool:

  1. Use your favorite web browser to log into your MediaSpace account at mediaspace.minnstate.edu using your Star ID username and password. This will take you to your My Media page.
  2. Select CaptureSpace Lite from the Add New menu.
    Note: If you have not yet installed CaptureSpace Lite on your laptop, refer to the installation instructions found at Recording with CaptureSpace Lite.
  3. Once you have installed the recorder, you will need to restart your browser and log back into MediaSpace and launch the CaptureSpace Lite recording tool.

Recording and Editing in CaptureSpace Lite

1. If you have downloaded CaptureSpace Lite simply go to http://mediaspace.minnstate.edu/ and log in with your STAR ID.

2. Select Add New in the top right corner and select CaptureSpace Lite from the drop-down. This will launch the desktop recorder. (NOTE: If you have not used CaptureSpace Lite before you will have to download the recorder. Select the correct version for your computer and download the application. It may take a few minutes to download. Once downloaded go back to Mediaspace and complete Step # 2 again)

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3. The recorder has 4 recording options. Select the WEBCAM option in the bottom left corner. This will record your web camera and audio only.

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4. Once launched, a small screen will appear and your camera will start. You will have a five-second countdown in the bottom left-corner, once the countdown is done, you are recording.


5. If during your recording you need to pause, select the Pause button from the control panel below the video. You can also Cancel the recording and start over if needed. When you are done recording, select Done from the control panel


6. Next, you will see a preview window. You can view your video before saving it. Once you are done watching your video just simply select Done, in the bottom right-hand corner.


7. Next title your video and select Upload. This will store the video in your MediaSpace account.


8. Once the process is completed, you can optionally select the link within the window and go into MediaSpace to view your recording. Do not copy this link to share your video. It is not the link to your recording. It may take a few minutes for your video to appear in MediaSpace. (If it has been more than 5 minutes and your video has not appeared in MediaSpace, try refreshing your page or logging back in.)

Posting Your Video in Brightspace Discussions

1.) Login to D2L and go to your course. Select the Communication tab from the navigation bar and select Discussions from the drop-down. Select the discussion board you would like to post to.

2.) If you are creating a new thread in the topic, click the Start a New Thread button.

3.) Title your post in the subject line and select the Insert Stuff icon below.

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4.) Select My Media from the left panel and you will be presented with a list of all your recordings in MediaSpace. Select the recording you wish to post, then select Next at the bottom of the page.

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5.) The next window will show a preview of the recording. Click the Insert button.

6.) Add any additional comments to your post and select Post at the bottom of the page to post your video to the discussion board.

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Recording with CaptureSpace Lite

Other Resources

DLC Support

  • Phone: 507-457-2206
  • Email: dlc@winona.edu
  • 1:1 Support: Krueger Library #105