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What is TechSmith Knowmia?

TechSmith Knowmia (formerly Relay) is a video creation and sharing platform that helps maximize student engagement in online courses. You can create and upload your own videos, pull content from YouTube or Ted Talks, and embed quizzing for added accountability.

  • Licensing: VoiceThread is available to all LVC faculty, staff, and students through Canvas.
  • How do I use it?: Faculty who wish to utilize TechSmith Relay need to insert the media into their Canvas course site each semester.
  • Training: Individual, group, and online trainings are available continuously and take about 30 minutes. Contact the Ed Tech office to schedule a time.

Why TechSmith Relay?

Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Video

  • Navigate to the module section of your Canvas course.
  • Click on the “+” to add a component to the module.
  • Select External Tool from the add dropdown options
  • Scroll and select TechSmith from the tool listing.
  • Click on Launch Capture.
  • Select options and click Capture.
  • Record after countdown and click stop when finished with recording.
  • Click Upload to Relay.
  • From your TechSmith Knowmia Library, click Add Media to add the video to Canvas.