Create your own

Are you considering creating your own screencast? Dr. Paul Reilly has developed some useful tips and resources to help you get started. These are available at: https://screencastsinmediastudies.wordpress.com/resources/

In particular, the following steps are recommended:

  1. Select a software program to record your screencast (see below).
  2. Plan the content of your screencast.
  3. Select a quiet environment for your recording and prepare your workstation.
  4. Record your screencast (note: check your equipment is functioning beforehand).
  5. Watch your screencast and make edits as necessary.
  6. Publish your screencast online and share it with your students.
  7. Collect student feedback about your screencast to assess its effect.

 

Screencast software:

A variety of screencast software programs are available online. Some are free to download with basic features. Here are a few to help you get started:

Screencast-o-matic

Screenr

Screenflow

Camtasia

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