Monthly Archives: April 2016

Student Response Systems at SBU

In an attempt for uniformity and appropriate faculty support of technologies, as well as saving our students the expense of being required to use multiple response systems; I am reminding everyone that Turning Technologies is the supported classroom student response system. What the students purchase can be used in both face to face and online responses; as well as at the instructor’s discretion, with a physical clicker or a virtual one.

Other companies that may come call or come onto campus are not supported.  Namely Top Hat.  

We re-evaluate the provider that we choose to use every few years as technology changes and evolves.


New Campaign for SBU Fundraising uses Huge NYC Times Squaresque Visuals

The website graphics are bold.

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But you really have to come to the SBU campus to see the full glory of this spread.

I’ll try to give you a sense.




Notice the SAC looks opaque from the outside… it is a little darker on the inside, but not horrible in terms of still receiving natural lighting.


These are mammoth graphics. Quite impressive.

Requesting a SBCapture recording

SBCapture is used for different purposes on campus and we have a few different mechanisms for turning on Echo360 for your course.

Most common:
You want regularly scheduled recording throughout most if not all of the semester.

In this case, you will want to fill out this form:

One time recordings:
Maybe you have a guest speaker coming to your class that you want to capture, or you are holding a review outside of regular class hours – fill out this form:

Personal Capture:
You want to upload your own video or use the echo360 personal capture application to record videos for your course. Then fill out this form:

Media Injest:
If you are dropping off video to be uploaded into the echocenter for your course (only materials that you have permission to use please): This is your form.

Download an Adobe Connect recording

To be honest, the downloading mechanism is clunky.  The recordings are really meant to be streamed from the server.


You can download the recording by logging into the server…


Finding your room… entering it. Going to Meeting -> Manage Meeting Information


This opens up a browser, find the Recordings tab.


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Locate the recording, select the action pull down, “Make FLV”


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You may have to install an Adobe Connect Add-in.


Then it has to be left to play in real time to download and convert to the FLV format.