TLT Pumpkin 3D Model

Adding 3D models into OAKS with SketchFab!


SketchFab is the world’s largest platform for immersive and interactive 3D content. More than a million creators have created 3D models across a broad range of topics and categories, including Art & Abstract, Science & Technology and Cultural Heritage & History. You can view and upload models on Windows, Mac, iOS & Android devices. It even supports Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality!

The TLT Pumpkin was created by Instructional Technologist Jack Wolfe. Click the Play Button to view the model in 3D! Left Click & Drag to orbit around the model and use the Mouse Scroll Wheel to zoom in/out.


Want to share an existing 3D model with your course? Sketchfab supports embedding into OAKS!

  1. Navigate to a model’s page.
  2. Click on </> Embed.
  3. Copy the Embed Code.
    1. Select Show Options to customize the viewer size and other options before copying.
  4.  Paste the Embed Code into your OAKS course (such as a piece of Content) just as you would a YouTube or Kaltura video.
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Dear TLT: Can I Embed a VoiceThread Lecture in OAKS Content?

Dear TLT,

Is it possible to embed a VoiceThread lecture in OAKS content? I know my students access VoiceThread via the Multimedia Resources widget, to make comments, but what if my lecture is view only?


Professor C. Connors
Genetic Biology


Dear Professor Connors,

Great question! Yes, you can. To embed view-only VoiceThread lectures in OAKS content, follow these eight steps:

1.  Log into OAKS and open your course homepage. Click Access VoiceThread for this Course under the Multimedia Resources widget (on the right).


2.  Hover over the VoiceThread that you want to embed and click Share.

3.  Click on the Basic tab and select Embed.

4.  Uncheck the Comment box, leaving and allow anyone to: View checked. Click Copy Embed Code.

5. Go back to OAKS, open Contentand select a module to store your lecture. Click Create a File.

6.  Enter a Title to name the file and click on the Insert Stuff icon.

7.  Click Enter Embed Code. Paste the embed code from VoiceThread and click Next.

8.  Make sure your VoiceThread displays properly and click Insert. Click Publish and exit.

Please contact your instructional technologist, if you have additional questions or concerns, and check out our upcoming training sessions at

Best regards,



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Multimedia service

New Way To Use Stream with OAKS


Multimedia service

STREAM, the College’s streaming media server, is a great way to stream large videos to your students via OAKS. The upcoming OAKS 10.3 upgrade requires us to make a minor change to how you embed these STREAM videos in OAKS. You will still upload your media to STREAM as you always have. The change comes in generating an embed code. When you go to the embed generators at you will now see a new OAKS option. If you wish to embed a Stream video to OAKS you MUST use this new OAKS Streaming Script Generator.

TLT provides tutorials on how to upload media to STREAM and how to use the embed codes in OAKS.

How to add media to the Stream Server (for our current OAKS version, 10.0)

How to add media to the Stream Server (for our new OAKS version, 10.3 coming May 9th, 2014)