Lecturecast August 20172018
The information contained in this training guide is designed to give Lecturecast Instructors (Moodle Tutors and Course Administrators)
a brief overview of the Lecturecast Active Learning Platform (ALP) at UCL.
2.1 Access Lecturecast via a Moodle course
In this example, the 'Introduction to Economics' course 'Moodle Demo Course' will be used.
Click on the 'ECON1001: Introduction to Economics' course hyperlink to view course content.
2.2 Open the Lecturecast section for this Moodle course
Click the activity hyperlink to open the relevant Lecturecast section.
2.3 Lecturecast opens at the relevant section
When you access the Lecturecast system via Moodle, the Lecturecast section linked to the Moodle course is displayed.
3.1 Navigate between courses
Click the 'Courses' option in the taskbar to navigate between your courses within Lecturecast.
3.2 Course content is accessed via classes
Course content is contained in classes. This course currently has two four classes.
Each class can contain up to one video and one presentation.
3.3 A class is created when a Lecturecast recording is scheduled
A new 'empty' class is created automatically when a Lecturecast recording is scheduled via the Lecturecast Scheduler.
3.4 A class can also be created for extra course content
Use the 'NEW CLASS' button to create additional classes to contain any extra course content you wish to make available
3.5 Organise classes using groups
Use the 'NEW GROUP' button to group classes containing associated content. For example, if you have an additional video
you want to make available to your students, you can create a new class to contain the additional content and group the
classes relevant to the specific lecture.
3.6 View, edit and manage content
View, edit and manage content within a class using the buttons associated with the class.
4.1 Navigate to the Library
Click the 'Library' option in the taskbar to navigate to the Library.
4.2 View library content in a grid or list view
The Library content is currently displayed in the grid view. Click the 'list view' icon to display your content in a list.
Click the 'grid view' icon to return the display to the grid view.
4.3 Upload content to your library
Click the 'UPLOAD CONTENT' button to add content to your library.
4.4 Manage your content
View content you have uploaded, imported or created via the 'My Content' screen.
View content that other users have shared with you via the 'Shared with me' screen.
Click on the drop down arrow for a content item to view, share, edit and delete that content item.
4.5 Select the 'Share' option to publish your content to a course
Select the relevant publishing and availability options for the content item, then scroll to the bottom of the popup box
to publish the content item.
5.1 Navigate to your Dashboard
Click the 'Dashboard' option in the taskbar to navigate to your dashboard.
5.2 The status of your Lecturecast sections is displayed
The dashboard contains a snapshot of the status of each of the your Lecturecast sections.