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Lecture Capture

Here are some tools that work great inside of Blackboard to enhance your classroom experience.

  • Audacity

    imageAudacity is free open source software for recording and editing sounds. Audacity can be used to record live audio; edit MP3 and WAV sound files; cut, copy, splice and mix sounds together; and change the speed or pitch of a recording.

    Download Audacity

    To create MP3 files with Audacity, install the LAME encoder that can be downloaded at

    Audacity Interface Tutorial
    Saving a File in Audacity

  • Kaltura

    imageKaltura Media is a tool used in Blackboard that stores videos for course use. Kaltura can record a mini session via a webcam or record your screen.  This is useful in creating lecture sessions and tutorials.

    Need Help?

    Kaltura Media is licensed and purchased by the university and free for the user.

  • Captivate

    imageAdobe’s Captivate automatically records all onscreen actions and instantly creates an interactive Flash simulation. Users can point and click to add text captions, narration and e-learning interactions. Captivate is useful for creating tutorials.

    Getting Started

    Angelo State has limited site licenses for Adobe Captivate.  Contact the IT Service Center to request an installation.

    Need more help?  Contact eLearning at 325-486-6263.


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