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YuJa - Student Recording for Blackboard Course Grades

Instructions for students to create YuJa recordings for Blackboard Assignments and/or Discussion Board posts.

Recording the Video:

  1. Open your Blackboard course
  2. Select Tools > YuJa – NDSU from the course menu on the left side of the page
  3. Click the Create Recording button at the top of the Media Library page
  4. If you have never installed the YuJa Software Capture application to this computer, select Download and install and follow the installation instructions provided
  5. Once installation is complete, CLOSE the YuJa application window if prompted to enter a username and password.

    Note: If you had previously installed the older YuJa Software Station app, please uninstall it using your operating system’s normal uninstall process, then use steps 4-5 to install the newer YuJa Software Capture app! 

  6. Click Create Recording
  7. If "Start an Exam Proctoring Session" is selected, choose "Record from your Windows PC or Mac" from the drop-down list

    Select record from your windows pc or mac from the options list

  8. If prompted to choose the application to launch, select "YuJa Software Capture" > Open Link or Open Software Capture (wording varies depending on the browser)
  9. The YuJa Software Capture Preview window opens – the appearance may vary depending on your computer

    YuJa video, audio, screen settings options

  10. This window shows a preview of what you’ll capture and allows you to change options before you begin recording

    1. Select Video to select the correct camera(s) or turn off the video source if you don’t want to record from a webcam 
    2. Select Audio to select the correct microphone(s) if you don’t see any action in the Mic Source meter bar while speaking into your mic
    3. Select Screen > Advanced Settings if you need to change which computer screen is captured OR to turn off screen recording

  11. Once the preview displays correctly, click Start to begin recording
  12. You should see a small YuJa toolbar at the bottom of your computer screen:

    Screencap of the small YuJa toolbar with a pause button, stop button, and an audio meter.

    1. Click the YuJa icon to reopen the YuJa Software Capture screen
    2. Click the square icon to Finish recording
    3. Click the vertical bars icon to Pause and/or Resume recording

  13. Click Save to upload the recording to your YuJa account OR click Delete if you do NOT wish to save this recording

    Screencap of the end screen of the recording session.

Attach the Video Link to a Blackboard Assignment or Discussion Post for Grading:

  1. Click the Blackboard course title in the top-left corner of the YuJa Media Library page to return to your course

    Blackboard Course link in the top-left corner

  2. In the Blackboard course, click Tools > YuJa – NDSU
  3. Select My Media on the left side of the page to locate the video you recorded

    Screencap of the My Media button.

  4. You “may” need to open the Default Collection folder first, but most videos should appear in the My Media page by default

    Note: If your video hasn’t finished processing yet you may not see it for a few minutes OR you may not be able to work with it further until it has finished – processing times vary according to the length of the video AND your Internet connection.

  5. If the video processing is complete, move the mouse pointer over the video thumbnail to see a menu appear > select More . . .

    Play, Share, Publish, Delete, Edit, More . . .

  6. Select Links on the left side of the Actions page that appears

    Screencap of the "Links" button on the left side of the page.

  7. Copy (Ctrl+C or CMD + C) the URL listed in the Direct Link: box > Close
  8. Return to the Blackboard course > open the assignment or discussion forum where you need to submit the video
  9. For a Blackboard Assignment - click Write Submission > Paste (Ctrl+V or CMD + V) the copied URL into the text box > Submit
  10. For a Discussion Board post - open the Forum > click Create Thread or Reply > Paste (Ctrl+V or CMD+V) the copied URL into the text box > Submit

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Keywords:lecture, capture, online, class, video, stream, streaming, videostream, videostreaming, web blackbaord LAIC, recording, YuJa   Doc ID:101475
Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-04-27 14:46 CDTUpdated:2022-02-24 10:51 CDT
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