TechSmith Knowmia -formerly known as TechSmith Relay- is a recording, editing, and sharing video platform. It allows faculty and students to have conversations at any point in an uploaded and shared video.

Get It:

To access TechSmith Knowmia, go to https://ucdenver.techsmithrelay.com and log-in with your CU Denver account.

Learn it:

You can get started with the basics on this Knowmia Tutorials page. When you are ready to share a video and enable video commenting, watch or read:  Add a Conversation to a Video

More tutorials:

The following tutorials are specifically designed for the CU community.

This first tutorial discusses how to access the TechSmith Knowmia account through the CU account and how to upload a video to "My Library".

  1. How to Access TechSmith Knowmia and Upload a Video

14 STEPS

1 The first step is to open New Tab and click Address and search bar

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2 Go to  https://ucdenver.techsmithrelay.com/ 

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3 Click Sign In

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4 Enter your university credentials

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5 Click Login

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6 Click Create to upload a video 

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7 Click Upload Media

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8 Click Select Files to Upload

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9 Click Documents

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10 Click Zoom

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12 Select the video file you wish to upload

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13 Click Open

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14 That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1668788/How-to-Access-TechSmith-Relay-and-Upload-a-Video

The second one is about sharing videos with enabled conversations embedded in a discussion forum on Canvas. Keep in mind that Conversations can only be enabled on uploaded videos, not on imported YouTube videos.

2. How to Post a TechSmith Knowmia Video in a Discussion in Canvas

13 STEPS

1 The first step is to open the discussion assignment. 

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2 Scroll down and click Reply

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3 Click the TechSmith Knowmia icon.  This will open your TechSmith Library. 

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4 Select the video you want to post. Click Add Conversation so your instructors and classmates can add comments to your video. 

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5 Click Add Media

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6 Scroll and click Name:

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7 Type a Name for the conversation:

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8 Click Confirm

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9 Click Post Reply

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10 Scroll up and click Play Video if you wish to preview your post.

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11 Scroll down and click Add a comment if you wish to add a comment. 

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12 Type your comment

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13 Click Submit. 

That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1668776/How-to-Post-a-TechSmith-Knowmia-Video-in-a-Discussion-in-Canvas