TechSmith Knowmia, formerly TechSmith Relay, is a video creation and sharing platform that helps maximize student engagement in online courses.
Faculty and students don’t have time to learn complicated video creation tools and workflows. Knowmia makes it easy, fast, and effective.
Knowmia provides robust accessibility support for video content, including automated and third-party captioning, flexible captioning workflows, audio description capability, plus keyboard and screen reader compliance.
Gain student attention with Knowmia's in-video quizzing and seamless integration with Camtasia videos. Measure learning with powerful analytics.
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Make it easy for faculty and students to create video anytime, anywhere. Knowmia includes a:
TechSmith makes it easy for you to edit your videos.
Start conversations at any spot in the video. Add comments and draw with arrows, shapes, and more to encourage interaction and clarify concepts. Students can ask questions and answer classmates, for a quality online experience.
Give feedback on student assignment videos, and easily see participation. Increase student engagement with contextual, natural in-video conversations.
Create videos easily within your existing Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas, Brightspace, or other LMS. Instructors can send videos directly to their course folders, and students can access videos - no additional login needed. Analytics and quiz scores are reported automatically to the gradebook.
Enhance videos with Knowmia’s in-video formative quizzing. Quickly and easily add questions into videos or images. Automatic grading reports to the LMS gradebook and is tracked by Knowmia’s analytics dashboard for more detailed reporting.
Knowmia’s unique assessment dashboard displays both student quiz interaction and viewing analytics to provide a complete picture of content effectiveness. Instructors can see which students are not engaging with the content, to intervene early. Assign points to video assignments, and let Knowmia track and report the results to the gradebook. For flipped and blended courses, make video engagement a measurable learning activity.
Knowmia makes recording lectures easy and consistent—in a lecture hall, office, or anywhere in between. Deploy the recorder from any web browser, no admin rights needed, on as many computers as you want. Knowmia's collaboration with Matrox® now offers hands-off classroom capture and scheduling.
Knowmia's flexible captioning options include a highly-accurate speech-to-text engine, web-based caption editor with an ADA guidelines-checker, plus human captioning through 3Play Media. Video playback is WCAG 2.0 compliant for keyboard navigation, screen readers, and offers audio description support.
Easily manage your video and image content with the media library. Each user has a library of their own to store content and share with others that is secure. Define permissions, track analytics, add captions, and edit content from the library.
Create engaging and effective content with the new web-based editor. Easily cut out what you don’t need from the beginning, middle, and end. Or integrate with Camtasia to add interactive links, table of contents, graphics, and more.
Engage students with multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, and short answer questions within videos. Students interact with questions on any device.
Easily record and watch videos directly in your LMS. Analytics and quiz scores can go automatically into your gradebook.
Easily integrate with your user authentication system, including SAML 2, Azure Active Directory, Shibboleth, CAS, Google or email domain.
Knowmia makes it simple to organize and share videos. Sort by class, section, subject area, department, and more. Members are notified automatically via email when new videos are shared to the group.
Manage users, videos, system access, and turn features on or off. You have full control to set permissions, configure settings, and enable custom installation.
Caption with 90 percent accurate speech-to-text, import files, assign the role to faculty and staff, or seamlessly bring in captions from 3Play Media. Knowmia's web-based caption editor and ADA-checker makes corrections easy.
Get feedback on how effective the content is at teaching concepts. Quickly find out how much a video was viewed and an overall score for each quiz question.
“The faculty immediately embraced it and started using it in ways that we didn’t imagine. Our utilization has gone up tenfold, our acceptance rate among faculty has increased significantly, and we’re getting better bang for our buck.”
– Shawn Shreves
Vice President of IT | Odessa College
How much is an unused educational video platform really costing you? How many instructors aren't using your current solution? How many videos go unwatched because they don't engage students? Besides the money, a lack of an easy-to-use system may already be costing you a great deal.