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Lightboard recording gives students the opportunity to self-review

September 13th, 2019

Do you find yourself explaining the same thing over and over? Try recording on a lightboard. A lightboard is a clear piece of glass that faculty write on while facing the camera. Students can see both your face and the diagrams and equations you are showing them. People often ask, “Do you need to write backwards?” Nope, the image is flipped electronically.

There is a lightboard studio for EMS faculty in 4 Hosler. A media specialist at the studio will handle the technical aspects, so you can focus on teaching. The video will be uploaded to YouTube or Kaltura, and from there you can pop it right into Canvas.

Watch the following :52 second example.

The EMS faculty studio is available by appointment by contacting

For more information, check out The EMS Faculty Studio webpage, or stop by 4 Hosler.

For tips, tricks, and other University Park lightboard locations, visit this Using Lightboard to Create Videos page.