Tegrity Lecture Capture Support

Tegrity is the supported lecture capture service for both on-ground and on-line learning at Northeastern. Information Technology Services provides hands on training and ongoing support to faculty and instructors. Tegrity is available to all colleges, departments and schools. currently available on all classroom, faculty and staff computers and integrates with Blackboard. The blackboard integration makes it easy for faculty to record and upload lectures to specific courses and can be reused as needed.

Faculty: What you need to use Tegrity

  • A computer with an Internet connection
  • A Northeastern myNEU account (faculty and students may visit myNEU to obtain their myNEU account)
  • Microphone – See the Peripheral Recommendations for Lecture Capture
  • Webcam, document camera, tablet (optional)
  • System Test Page – click the link to automatically check the user’s computer to assess whether the necessary requirements are present to record or view a Tegrity lecture

Classrooms that are equipped with a Windows 7, 32-bit computer have the Tegrity recorder pre-installed. Faculty and instructors can install Tegrity on and NU owned or their personal computers to record lecture in the classroom utilizing the network connection and VGA cable (for laptop connecting) available in all rooms (even classrooms without a computer). Installing Tegrity at home of in the office will enable the creation of recordings outside of the classroom that can be used as learning modules, communication, follow-up on a lecture, etc.

Tegrity is available through Blackboard and is located on the left hand menu within a course. Click on the “Tegrity Classes” button and the Tegrity environment (My New Tegrity homepage ) will appear displaying all courses that have recordings or, if no lectures have been recorded, a “Record a Class” button will appear to initiate the download of the recorder. Once downloaded, the recorder will open.

Student: What you need to view Tegrity Lectures

  • A computer or smart device with an Internet connection (there are many options available to view lectures see the linkslisted below)
  • A Northeastern myNEU account (faculty and students may visit myNEU to obtain their myNEU account)
  • System Test Page – click the link to automatically check the user’s computer to assess whether the necessary requirements are present to record or view a Tegrity lecture

Tegrity is available through Blackboard and is located on the left hand menu within a course. Click on the “Tegrity Classes” button and the Tegrity environment (My New Tegrity homepage ) will appear displaying all courses that have recordings.

Tegrity Mobile

iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, or Android device:

Download the app to your device then Generate a Connection Code :

  1. http://blackboard.neu.edu
  2. Select a current course from your course list
  3. Select Tegrity Classes from the Course Menu, this opens the Tegrity Launch Page
  4. Select “my account”
  5. Select “Generate Code”
  6. Enter the code into your mobile device app in the “Connection Code” text box.
  7. Select Connect on your mobile device

Training

Instructors who want to use Tegrity in the classroom are encouraged to email ats@neu.edu for hands on training or attend a training session by registering on the ITS Training page. Academic Technology Services has a “mock” classroom containing the equipment and configuration available in most classrooms. The mock classroom is an effective way to show how the technology works in the classroom.

Faculty:

This page contains links for Faculty help:

  • Instructor introductory video
  • Quick Reference Guides
  • How to’s (Basic and more advanced)
  • Information Pages
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Links to articles for instructors

Reporting:

  • Weekly Summary Snapshots: Shows weekly instructor and students activity and compared it to previous weeks in the current term. Drill down from this report to see detailed reports.
  • Detailed Reports: Shows detailed reports of instructor and students activity for the current week, past week or the entire term up to the current date.
  • Custom Analysis: Shows a report organized by course, class, instructor or viewer.
  • Outcome Analysis: Show students’ grades and completion rate in courses that use Tegrity and those that do not. This enables you to evaluate the impact that Tegrity has on student performance in the current term

Students:

This page contains links for Student help:

  • Quick Reference Guides
  • How to’s (Basic and more advanced)
  • Information Pages
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Links to Tegrity articles for students

Articles and publicity

For assistance with this service, contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or open a service request in myHelp. See the myHelp Support page to learn more about submitting a self-service request.

Tegrity Technical Support:
help.tegrity.com
Northeastern Tegrity Blog