Video tools



Video recording tools 

Recording tools are used for recording audio, video (through your webcam), and capturing the actions on your screen (screen capture). If recording audio, use a headset with a microphone for better audio quality.

Use recording tools to create screencasts, webcam captures, hand-drawn animations, and Kahn-style pencasts.


myMediasite is an add-on of Mediasite that is available for all UM staff. It allows you to make video presentations and manage them on your own laptop or PC.

With myMediasite it is relatively easy to upload a video to the Mediasite platform. The video’s can be shared with your students either through a link send by mail embedded in EleUM. it is also possible to download the video as an MP4 and publish to YouTube or iTunesU.

Instructions and access 

Collaborate Ultra 

Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom application that is easy to use and integrated in Canvas in such a way that you can organise a synchronous (live) session with the students in your course environment. Collaborate enables the delivery of online tutorials, lectures and student group meetings:

  • Live audio and video presentation
  • Exchange text messages
  • Collaborate on a Whiteboard
  • Application and file sharing
  • Record
  • Present Powerpoints
  • Poll option

Official website  | Tutorial  






Jing is a screen recording and screen capturing tool by Techsmith. Strong features are the possibility to upload footage of your screen recording to the cloud and send your recipient(s) the the link by email, solving the problem of your video file being to large to send A second strong feature is the possibility to draw on your screen captures (pictures not videos) to highlight an area.

For Mac and Windows (free) | Official website