Ensemble Video allows Video Dropbox Assignments to be viewed and graded in the Brightspace by D2L Gradebook. Please note, you must be able to create a Video Dropbox in Ensemble Video and you must be able to add Activities or Insert Stuff in Brightspace by D2L. To learn how to create an Ensemble Video Dropbox, please review this article. Also, you must have the Brightspace by D2L Plugin Setup. To learn how to configure the Brightspace by D2L Plugin, please review this article.
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Add a Video Dropbox Video Assignment
Login to your Brightspace by D2L course and go to the area where you would like to add the Graded Video Dropbox Assignment. Note: There are two ways to add a Graded Video Dropbox Assignment.
Option 1: Add Existing Activity (less steps and faster)
Option 2: Insert Stuff (more steps, but you can add more content in the text editor)
Click on the (1) New button and then click on (2) Create a File.
Name the File and Insert Stuff
Enter the name of the (1) File and then click on the (2) Play Button (Insert Stuff Button) in the editor.
Choose Ensemble Video
In the Insert Stuff menu, select Ensemble Video.
Choose Video Dropbox
Click the (1) Choose Dropbox tab and then select the Video Dropbox you would like to use by clicking the (2) Choose button.
Then click the Save button.
Then click the Insert Button to add the Gradebook integrated Video Dropbox.
And finally click Save and Close button to add the Gradebook integrated Video Dropbox.
Video Dropbox Assignment Added
Faculty and students will see the Ensemble Video Dropbox (Graded Video Assignment) in Brightspace by D2L.
Grading Video Dropbox Assignments
Launch Video Dropbox Assignment from Brightspace by D2L
Go to the Brightspace by D2L course and click on the Video Dropbox Assignment (Graded Video Assignment).
In the top left area of the Ensemble Video Dropbox click on the Submissions button.
Instructors can now review the Video Dropbox Assignment Submissions in Ensemble Video by clicking on the Video Thumbnail.
After viewing the video submission(s) the instructor can go to Assessments > Grades in Brightspace by D2L.
Instructors will go to the Video Dropbox Assignment column (Graded Video Assignment) and select Enter Grades.
Instructors can (1) enter the Grade for the Video Dropbox Assignment Submission, add a (2) Feedback in Brightspace by D2L and click (3) Save and Close.
After saving the Video Dropbox Assignment grade will be displayed in the Brightspace by D2L Gradebook.
Submitting the Video Dropbox Assignment (Student Preview)
After a student logs into Brightspace by D2L and navigates to the Brightspace by D2L course,the student will click on the Ensemble Video Dropbox (Graded Video Assignment).
Option 1: Upload using Web Browser (Student Preview)
The student can upload their content using the web browser. The student will (1) Enter the Content Title, then the student will (2) Choose the Web Browser tab and then the student will (3) Select the file to Upload (or drag and drop the video file).
After uploading the Video Assignment the student will get a confirmation message that there content has been uploaded.
Option 2: Upload using Mobile App (Student Preview)
The student can upload their content using the Mobile App. The student will need to download the Ensemble Video Mobile App. The student will (1) Choose the Mobile App tab, then the student will (2) Click the Download button and then the student will (3) Scan the QR Code. The student will point their camera or QR Code reader at the QR code on their computer screen and they will be redirected to Ensemble Video app in the App Store.
Configure the Ensemble Video Mobile App
Students (or users with no account) can Scan the QR Code on their computer screen to configure the Ensemble Video mobile app. The student will (1) Choose the Mobile App tab, then (2) Click the Configure button and then the student will (3) Scan the QR Code. To scan the QR code the student will point their camera or QR Code reader at the QR code on their computer screen and they will be given an Authorization code. The student will enter an authorization code in the Dropbox configuration text field to (4) Authorize their Device.
Record and Upload
The student will then be able to tap the (1) Start Upload Button to Record video using the Camera. Then they will use the (2) Record Button to Record video using the Camera, or the student will tap the (3) Gallery Tab to select a video from the Camera Gallery. Students can (4) Trim the Start and End points of the video prior to uploading. Then students will add a (5) Title and Description. Finally, the student will tap (6) Upload to upload the video to Ensemble Video.
Viewing the Video Dropbox Grade in Brightspace by D2L (Student Preview)
After submitting the Graded Video Assignment the student will go to Grades in the Brightspace by D2L course to view the Ensemble Video Dropbox Graded Video Assignment Grade.