Facebook Pixel Mediasite | Western Kentucky University Skip to main content


Mediasite is the supported video, audio and screen capture for both face-to-face and online courses at WKU. 

Mediasite is available through Blackboard and is located in you course under the Course Tools option My Mediasite. The Blackboard integration makes it easy for faculty to record and upload lectures to any course and offers a variety of features including: video importing, customized reporting, easy-to-use editing functions, automatic lecture uploading, and simple recording management tools.

How to use Mediasite

For Windows or macOS:

For Students:

Additional articles and videos can be found in the WKU ITS Knowledge Base.

What you need to use Mediasite

  • Computer with a stable internet connection
  • NetID to login to Blackboard
  • Webcam
  • Microphone

System Test Page: this page will automatically check the user’s computer to assess whether it meets the
minimum requirements to record or view a Mediasite video.  

Other recording software options


Contact Us

Tip 1

Keep your videos short - 5 minutes or less. For lectures, break them up into small chuncks.

Tip 2
Use visuals, images and animations to enhance your video.

Tip 3

Create guided or embedded questions.

Tip 4

Be yourself!



Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 3/1/21