When reviewing the requirements for the micro-credential you are working on, it is important to note the maximum length or maximum annotated time. The timestamp annotation tool should be used to indicate what the Assessment Team should view.
Record a video
A quick way to record your video is directly from the micro-credential. Click the Camera button shown below.
- For questions about enabling your camera and microphone while using Google Chrome.
- For questions about enabling your camera and microphone while using Firefox.
Record an audio file
A quick way to record an audio file is directly from the micro-credential. Click the Audio button shown below.
Edit an image file you are uploading
Click the pencil icon to edit an image file. Be sure to save your changes before uploading.
Record a Screencast
You can create a screencast of your screen from within the micro-credential. Click the Screencast button and then choose the window or screen you would like to record. You may need to adjust your computer settings to allow for recording. We suggest choosing a window or tab to record rather than your entire screen. Please note that this is a beta feature in our uploading software from Uppy. We suggest a practice session before uploading as your evidence.
Accepted File Types
|Image||jpg, jpeg, heic, gif, svg, png|
|Video||3gp, avi, m4v, mov, mp4, webm, wmv, mkv|
|Document||doc, docx, ppt, pptx, pdf, xls, xlsx, pages, odt, csv|
|Audio||aac, ac3, aif, au, flac, mp3, m4a, mpga, oga, weba, wma, wav|
Editing/screen capturing Tools
Below are a few helpful links for editing and capturing a class recording. Note* Editing videos is not expected or required to earn your micro-credential.
- https://www.screencastify.com/ This website can be added on Google Chrome for quick and easy screen recording.
- https://www.loom.com/ This website is a free screen capture/editing program.
- https://blog.tcea.org/free-online-screen-recorder-and-video-editor/ This website shares a free online screen recorder and video editor.
- https://www.speedofcreativity.org/2020/09/29/lesson-cast-sharing-a-class-recording-with-minimal-steps/ This page has tips to share a class recording.
- https://www.uscreen.tv/blog/how-to-combine-videos/ This blog post has several options for combining multiple videos into one file.
Apple Device Tips
- iPad https://www.speedofcreativity.org/2020/08/18/recording-and-sharing-your-ipad-with-in-person-and-remote-learning-students/ If you have an iPad, this link shares tips for recording and sharing directly from your tablet.
iMovie- https://support.apple.com/imovie If you have an Apple device, iMovie is an easy way to edit your videos.
- https://learn.solent.ac.uk/mod/book/view.php?id=370077&chapterid=163824. To compress your file in iMovie, here are some instructions.
If you receive an error when uploading, your file could be too large. There are several ways to decrease the size of your file.
- Use a free website to compress your file
- Try to keep your file less than 300mb
- Record in a lower quality (480p or 720p)
Please note that BloomBoard is not associated or affiliated with any of the links above.
Use at your own discretion.