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Top tips for making great
screencast videos
BYOD?
Feel free to follow along
What is a
screen cast
video?
Blended
courses
Flipped
classroom
Blended
courses
Flipped
classroom
I’m no expert…..
Things
to bear in mind…
They require very
little technical
expertise…
It’s still a form of
teaching…
You need to
engage your
learners…
A short example….
What in this video helps
to engage interest?
http://elttraining.mdl2.com/mod/page/view.php?id=235
Six
Steps
and some top
tips..
Step 1
Choosing a
programme
• Free
• Easy to use
• Limited ability to edit
• Easy to use
• Can be edited
• Can be made private
• Not free – Education
package £131
Step 2
Audio
Top Tip
Get a good mike
Close
the
door
Turn off the phone
To script….
Or not……
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMV_Rga6Edg
Step 3
Visuals
To appear…
or not?
A good PowerPoint …
..is a good place
to start
Use great pictures
Top Tip
Use great pictures
Top Tip
Use great pictures
Top Tip
ClipArt
with a caveat…
Combining pictures
and text
Now just add text
Here?
Or here?
Text can act as
a visual, too.
Think about
font
And
colourAnd
colourAnd
Backgroun
d
Backgroun
d
Backgroun
d
Backgroun
d
Backgroun
d
Step 4
Text
Top Tip
Minimise text
I think it would be true to say that we have all been to
talks where the presenter has a large amount of text on
their sli...
Two Top Tips
Avoid PowerPoint
‘Design’ like the plague
Limit the
…on each slide
..and have more slides!
This talk..
45 minutes
82 slides…
Average words/slide..
4
Step 5
Movement
Top Tip
Keep it moving
Static
images
are dull
..but
Everything
in
moderation
Step 6
Quick Quiz
Can you remember:
6 steps?
7 top tips?
G
c !
Any questions?
Find these slides
on SlideShare.net
(search JGakonga)
Thank you!
jo.gakonga@elt-training.com
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Screen cast videos can be used for all types of on-line learning. Here are some tips and ideas on how to make them engaging. For a free, voiced over presentation of this, please visit elt-training.com

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  1. 1. Top tips for making great screencast videos
  2. 2. BYOD? Feel free to follow along
  3. 3. What is a screen cast video?
  4. 4. Blended courses Flipped classroom
  5. 5. Blended courses Flipped classroom
  6. 6. I’m no expert…..
  7. 7. Things to bear in mind…
  8. 8. They require very little technical expertise…
  9. 9. It’s still a form of teaching…
  10. 10. You need to engage your learners…
  11. 11. A short example….
  12. 12. What in this video helps to engage interest? http://elttraining.mdl2.com/mod/page/view.php?id=235
  13. 13. Six Steps and some top tips..
  14. 14. Step 1 Choosing a programme
  15. 15. • Free • Easy to use • Limited ability to edit
  16. 16. • Easy to use • Can be edited • Can be made private • Not free – Education package £131
  17. 17. Step 2 Audio
  18. 18. Top Tip Get a good mike
  19. 19. Close the door
  20. 20. Turn off the phone
  21. 21. To script…. Or not…… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMV_Rga6Edg
  22. 22. Step 3 Visuals
  23. 23. To appear… or not?
  24. 24. A good PowerPoint … ..is a good place to start
  25. 25. Use great pictures Top Tip
  26. 26. Use great pictures Top Tip
  27. 27. Use great pictures Top Tip
  28. 28. ClipArt with a caveat…
  29. 29. Combining pictures and text
  30. 30. Now just add text
  31. 31. Here? Or here?
  32. 32. Text can act as a visual, too.
  33. 33. Think about font
  34. 34. And colourAnd colourAnd
  35. 35. Backgroun d
  36. 36. Backgroun d
  37. 37. Backgroun d
  38. 38. Backgroun d
  39. 39. Backgroun d
  40. 40. Step 4 Text
  41. 41. Top Tip Minimise text
  42. 42. I think it would be true to say that we have all been to talks where the presenter has a large amount of text on their slides, often in quite a small font and they have chosen a really funky design to put around each slide. There are often nice bullet points, too, and they read everything that’s there, despite the fact that: • You can read them for yourself on any normal day • You forgot to bring your glasses today, so you can’t see anything anyway • You thought that you had come to a ‘talk’ not a ‘read’
  43. 43. Two Top Tips Avoid PowerPoint ‘Design’ like the plague
  44. 44. Limit the …on each slide
  45. 45. ..and have more slides!
  46. 46. This talk.. 45 minutes 82 slides… Average words/slide.. 4
  47. 47. Step 5 Movement
  48. 48. Top Tip Keep it moving
  49. 49. Static images are dull
  50. 50. ..but
  51. 51. Everything in moderation
  52. 52. Step 6
  53. 53. Quick Quiz Can you remember: 6 steps? 7 top tips?
  54. 54. G c !
  55. 55. Any questions? Find these slides on SlideShare.net (search JGakonga)
  56. 56. Thank you! jo.gakonga@elt-training.com
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