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Lecture Capture

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

  • ASU Play

    ASU Play is a video repository for video lecture capture, video screen capture tutorials, and other learning videos.  Use video lecture capture linked to Blackboard courses or to advertise a program.  The university has several channels that have tutorials, study abroad advertisements, and other special events.

    Visit ASUPlay

    Review our Tutorial/Training Guide


    Want to learn more? Call the eLearning Center at 325-486-6263.

  • Audacity

    Audacity 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

    Kaltura 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

    Adobe’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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