What is Iowa's Lecture Capture?
The University of Iowa standardized to a campus-wide solution in fall '10. The lecture capture market is still changing quite rapidly so ITS will keep its eye on how the technology progresses and make changes as needed.
Who is eligible to use Iowa's Lecture Capture?
All faculty, staff, and students are able to use the lecture capture solution. Use of the system is reserved for educational, research or institutional purposes. An account is required for recording. To get an account created, contact the local UICapture support person in your college or the ITS Help Desk. Software can be downloaded from the Software downloads page.
Is Iowa's Lecture Capture available in my classroom?
How do my students watch the material produced by Iowa's Lecture Capture?
There are several solutions available to students depending on what you want. Direct links can be made in ICON via the Content tool, lectures can be podcast via iTunesU or RSS feeds, or a default player can be embedded into a website.
If I move a recording from one folder to another, will the recording's URL change?
No, the recording's URL stays the same.
How long will my lectures be available to me?
Recorded lectures will be on ITS's servers for two years. At that time, faculty should work with their collegiate lecture capture admin to assist with archiving somewhere else.
How much do Iowa's Lecture Capture services cost?
The service is offered through ITS and is of no cost to faculty, staff, or students. However, there may be circumstances when a college may be charged for extra storage.
Microsoft Silverlight is required for viewing sessions created before August 30th 2015. Sessions created after this date work natively in browser using HTML5. The most up-to-date versions of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari are all compatible.
I am a creator. How do I request a new folder for my upcoming class?
Who is the local UICapture IT Support person in my college?