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News Source: Wesley Alan Wright: Notes, Lessons, and Projects

…one more thing

  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:13 pm
    With respect to Tina’s 13 Lunas project and Which uses Flash to record video, I present Video capture via WebRTC A work in progress. No Safaris allowed.


  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
    I have pretty much either finished or abandoned all projects and duties, an I am prepared to vacate the premises. Thank you very much “Elvis has left the building.”

Free Books from my Bookshelf

  • September 13, 2017 @ 11:15 am
    Math, physics, computer science. And a signed copy of  The Art of Computer Programming Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (Donald E.Knuth).   Free for the taking, available only in Lafayette 407

ffmpeg barfs on .AVI file

  • September 5, 2017 @ 3:31 pm
    Entered on 08/31/2017 at 10:54 by Hi Wesley, I’ve uploaded 2 movies to the server, which are not going through. 1 is an avi file, the other a mp4 file. Are there issues with the server? Issues with ffmpeg. Exploratory … Continue reading

YoUVM admin tool: move ownership

  • September 1, 2017 @ 3:25 pm
    Figured out how to move ownership of a video from NetID1 to NetID2. Added it to Admin Panel => browse Videos => popup menu ‘Move’ Still some clean-up work to do before sending to production  

News Source: Frank's Activity Log

20. Februar 2018: Dienstag

  • February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 am
    One problem solved. On Eureka moment.

16. Februar 2018: Freitag

  • February 20, 2018 @ 7:21 am
    KABOOM patrol.

15. Februar 2018: Donnerstag

  • February 16, 2018 @ 7:20 am
    Day 1 of post rottweiler testing

14. Februar 2018: Mittwoch

  • February 15, 2018 @ 9:08 am
    I thought lunch was included...

13. Februar 2018: Dienstag

  • February 14, 2018 @ 6:52 am
    Another day of this and that.

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iClicker reminders for New Semester

  • January 17, 2018 @ 2:52 pm
    Here are a few reminders as you get your course up and running to use iclickers: Only install iClicker software from our website CTL. It has special settings for UVM and Blackboard. Link to iClicker page on CTL website Check … Continue reading


  • January 8, 2018 @ 1:04 pm
    Creating web-based documents, presentations, infographics, or flyers does not require learning how to create an entire web site. Creating a website involves the creation of multiple pages, deciding how to organize that material so that your viewers navigate through it, … Continue reading

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at UVM

  • November 1, 2017 @ 1:45 pm
    Ever wonder if your curricular and instructional changes are achieving their desired outcomes? Curious about how students are approaching a complex assignment outside of class? Want to know what would make your class more engaging for students? These are the … Continue reading

What’s New in Bb?

  • September 8, 2017 @ 11:04 am
    As Fall has begun, take a moment to peruse the Fall 2017 Blackboard @ UVM newsletter.  Highlights in this issue include: New Bb Mobile apps – one for students, and  one for instructors. The Respondus Lockdown Browser pilot has been extended through the end of … Continue reading

Thinking about the start of the semester

  • August 25, 2017 @ 4:28 pm
    As the air outside starts to cool, we begin to focus on the Fall semester and introducing our courses to the incoming class of students. You might be wondering what to keep in mind for the first day. Traditionally, students sit … Continue reading