Tufts provides and supports a range of tools for recording and sharing lectures and other educational videos. Feel free to contact Educational Technology Services for a consultation about any of these solutions, at edtech@tufts.edu.

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I would like to:

Capture lecture in a classroom or other teaching space
Echo360 Active Learning Platform
Echo360Echo360 is available in select classrooms across Tufts’ campuses to record everything that happens in a live class, including audio, video, and slides or software presented on the podium computer. Read more…
WebEx
Cisco WebExWebEx is a multi-featured phone, video, and web conferencing tool, with an online whiteboard collaboration space. Can be used to record a visual and audio presentation from your computer’s screen, webcam, and microphone. Read more…
CaptureSpace Lite
CaptureSpace LiteCaptureSpace Lite is a simple webcam and screen recording tool which lets you quickly capture video and audio from your computer camera, screen, and microphone. Read more…
Video Equipment
To borrow video cameras and related equipment for doing your own video recording, contact the Tisch Library Circulation Desk.
A/V Services
Tufts provides Audio/Video Services on all campuses, in support of special events, including lectures, concerts, presentations, and large forum discussions. Contact A/V Services to learn more.
Extron
The Extron recording system is available in select classrooms at The Fletcher School. Contact IT at Fletcher in the Ginn Library to learn more.
Create short videos or make notes and draw over a presentation
To quickly record a short video and share it
Box Capture
Box CaptureBox Capture is an iOS app which lets you capture photos and video directly from an Apple device and send them immediately to a Box folder, along with other media files. Sharing with viewers is easy and secure. Read more…
CaptureSpace Lite
CaptureSpace LiteCaptureSpace Lite is a simple webcam and screen recording tool which lets you quickly capture video and audio from your computer camera, screen, and microphone. Read more…
Quicktime Player
Quicktime PlayerQuicktime Player is an iOS app which allows you to quickly and easily capture video from your built-in camera or screen on a laptop, iPad, iPhone, or other mobile Apple device. Once captured you can do basic edits on your video, including trim, cut, paste, and rotate. Read more…
WebEx
Cisco WebExWebEx is a multi-featured phone, video, and web conferencing tool, with an online whiteboard collaboration space. Can be used to record a visual and audio presentation from your computer’s screen, webcam, and microphone. Read more…
Echo360 Personal Lecture Capture
Echo360If you already use Echo360 for classroom lecture capture, you can also use it to make recordings directly from your laptop and post them for your students to view. Read more…
To make whiteboard style drawings and notes on a presentation as I deliver it or record it
Explain Everything
Explain EverythingExplain Everything is a flexible, innovative, easy-to-use whiteboard app for creating presentations with tablets and other mobile devices. It’s great for including a range of media in presentations, and animating annotations while recording presentations. Resulting videos can be viewed on all devices. Can be used collaboratively. Read more…
CaptureSpace Lite
CaptureSpace LiteCaptureSpace Lite offers very basic drawing tools for making simple annotations while recording a presentation. Read more…
WebEx
Cisco WebExIf you’re already familiar with WebEx, multiple users can collaborate in a whiteboard space to make simple drawings, notes, and to show media objects. Read more…
To do basic video editing and titling
CaptureSpace Lite
CaptureSpace LiteIf you use CaptureSpace Lite to record a presentation, you can also use it to do simple annotations while recording a presentation. Read more…
Echo360 Personal Lecture Capture
Echo360If you already use Echo360 to do lecture capture or personal capture of video, you can use the available editing tools to make basic edits and titles. Read more…
Create Videos to Use in a Flipped Classroom
What is a flipped classroom?
The flipped classroom is a teaching method in which faculty provide recorded instruction to students before class (often as video) so that students acquire new knowledge ahead of time at their own pace. This allows the instructor to use classroom time to facilitate discussion and interaction, and to promote students’ analysis and synthesis of what they’ve learned. Learn more here…
CaptureSpace Lite
CaptureSpace LiteCaptureSpace Lite is a simple webcam and screen recording tool which lets you quickly capture video and audio from your computer camera, screen, and microphone. Read more…
WebEx
Cisco WebExWebEx is a multi-featured phone, video, and web conferencing tool, with an online whiteboard collaboration space. Can be used to record a visual and audio presentation from your computer’s screen, webcam, and microphone. Read more…
Echo360 Personal Lecture Capture
Echo360If you already use Echo360 for classroom lecture capture, you can also make recordings directly from your laptop and post them to your students. Read more…
Explain Everything
Explain EverythingExplain Everything is a flexible, innovative, easy-to-use whiteboard app for creating presentations with tablets and other mobile devices. It’s great for including a range of media in presentations, and animating annotations while recording presentations. Resulting videos can be viewed on all devices. Read more…
Make studio-quality recordings of lectures for an online or blended course
To record my lectures in advance, for an online or blended course

Educational Technology Services offers consulting and support in the design, development, production and launch of online and blended courses. Learn more here…

To do video capture with more full-featured video and audio editing, and titling
Premiere
PremierePremiere is a high-end, full-featured video recording and editing tool offering editorial control over multiple tracks of video, audio, titling and effects. Premiere is available to Tufts faculty and staff through our Adobe Enterprise agreement. Learn more about accessing Premiere and other Adobe software here.
Share Captured Videos with Students
To store videos for access in online settings such as classes, blogs, etc.
Echo360, WebEx, Box Capture, Explain Everything
If you have captured video with any of these tools, your video files are stored and can be shared directly from the tool. Read more about each: Echo360, WebEx, Box Capture, Explain Everything
MediaSpace
MediaSpaceIf you have captured video from CaptureSpace Lite or other apps, and the video is temporarily stored on your computer, you can upload it to MediaSpace for sharing and embedding. Read more…
To have students or colleagues make notes and sketches over video or images
VoiceThread
VoiceThreadVoiceThread is a video and audio collaboration tool which allows users to post media objects, including video, then record voice annotations about those objects, while they’re playing. Read more…
MediaSpace
MediaSpaceIn MediaSpace viewers can add time-stamped remarks in the “Comments” thread below the video. Read more…
WebEx
Cisco WebExWebEx allows for basic collaborative annotation in a shared white space in real time, during recording (but not after the video has been recorded). Read more…
Explain Everything
Explain EverythingExplain Everything allows for versatile collaborative annotation in a shared white space in real time, during recording (but not after the video has been recorded). Read more…
To include closed-captioning on a video
MediaSpace
MediaSpaceIn MediaSpace automated (machine) captioning is a available as an option. The resulting caption file can then be edited to correct typos, etc. Learn more…