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Media Hopper (Portal)

The guides on this page have been designed to assist with the use of the Media Hopper portal. Some of the features covered can be also be accessed when using Media Hopper via Learn.

Creating presentations and lectures using the Desktop Recorder

This note covers installing the Desktop Recorder on your computer (both Windows and Mac) from Media Hopper online. It also covers capturing a basic presentation with a webcam and audio using the Presentations and Lectures option.

Creating presentations and lectures using the Desktop Recorder (PDF)

Document reference: 3841-2016

 

Working with Channels and Playlists

This note explains the difference between categories, channels and playlists within Media Hopper, and how they can each be used effectively to arrange and share your content.

Working with Channels and Playlists (PDF)

Document reference: 3842-2016

 

Creating an interactive presentation

Media Hopper’s Video Presentation option allows you to create a presentation containing both a document and a video file, synchronised together. This can be used to display specific pages of the document during key points in the video.

This note takes you through the process of synchronising a PowerPoint presentation with a video file.

Creating an interactive presentation (PDF)

Document reference: 3843-2016

 

Adding YouTube videos to My Media

Media Hopper allows you to import metadata from YouTube videos so they can be searched for and viewed within Media Hopper. This is a great way to share your content with others within the University or quickly move existing content across from YouTube to your Media Hopper account.

This note takes you through the process of importing a video from YouTube into Media Hopper.

Adding YouTube videos to My Media (PDF)

Document reference: 3845-2016

 

Understanding privacy levels in Media Hopper

There are three different privacy levels to choose from when creating, uploading or importing content into Media Hopper; Private, Unlisted and Published. Setting privacy levels is the main way to allow or prevent others from viewing or listening to your content.

This note explains what each of the privacy levels are and how to apply or change them when creating, uploading and importing content into Media Hopper.

Understanding privacy levels in Media Hopper (PDF)

Document reference: 3846-2016

 

Downloading media for editing and viewing offline

Media Hopper allows you to download video content created by other users, provided the owner of the video has first enabled download.

This note explains how the content owner can enable download of their video content, and how the viewer can then download the video to save to their computer.

Downloading media for editing and viewing offline (PDF)

Document reference: 3847-2016

 

Collaborating, sharing and changing media ownership

Media Hopper's collaboration option allows you to add co-editors and co-publishers to your files, or change their ownership completely.

This note explains how you can add collaborators to your content to allow them to co-edit and publish. It also explains how to you can give full ownership of a file to another user.

Collaboration, sharing and changing media ownership (PDF)

Document reference: 3848-2016

 

Scheduling the availability of published media

Scheduling allows you to set the date and time when content will be published to a selected channel or a playlist, and for how long it will be published for.

This note explains how to set new and edit existing scheduling rules for content you create, upload or import into Media Hopper.

Scheduling the availability of published media (PDF)

Document reference: 3849-2016

 

Creating an in-video quiz

Media Hopper allows you to embed interactive quizzes directly into your audio or video files. Quizzes are an easy way to make your content more engaging and improve learning outcomes.

This note explains how to create an in-video quiz using an exiting video file from the My Media area of Media Hopper.

Creating an in-video quiz (PDF)

Document reference: 3852-2016

 

Taking an in-video quiz

This note takes you through the process opening and taking part in an interactive video quiz as a viewer within Media Hopper.

Taking an in-video quiz (PDF)

Document reference: 3853-2016

 

Viewing results from an in-video quiz

This note shows you how to view quiz analytics for a specific video quiz file.

Viewing results from an in-video quiz (PDF)

Document reference: 3854-2016

 

Embedding a Media Hopper asset in a SharePoint site

Media Hopper assets can easily be re-used and integrated into other sites and assets.

This short note takes you through the steps required to embed a media set in your SharePoint site.

Embedding a Media Hopper asset in a SharePoint site (PDF)

Document reference: 3855-2016

 

Embedding a Media Hopper asset in an EdWeb Page

Media Hopper assets can easily be re-used and integrated into other sites and assets.

This short guide will take you through the steps required to embed a media asset in your EdWeb page.

Embedding a Media Hopper asset in an EdWeb Page (PDF)

Document reference: 3866-2017