Creating Sharable Sakai Screencasts for Your Institution Amy Neymeyr, Carol Rhodes Indiana University  University Informat...
Screencasts, Oncourse CL and IU <ul><li>How do screencasts fit into our online support offerings? </li></ul>
How We Distribute Screencasts 1 2
How Users Find Screencasts 2007 2008
Screencasts: The Good
Screencasts: The Bad Branding Size
New Directions: What We Needed to Do <ul><li>Screencast Requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharable with [editable by] Sa...
How We Responded <ul><li>Experimentation with  PowerPoint   Using Sakai-only Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indi...
How We Responded <ul><li>Experimentation with  Captivate   Using Sakai-only Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.india...
Your Turn <ul><li>What do our Sakai partners need? </li></ul><ul><li>Your input </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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    1. 1. Creating Sharable Sakai Screencasts for Your Institution Amy Neymeyr, Carol Rhodes Indiana University University Information Technology Services
    2. 2. Screencasts, Oncourse CL and IU <ul><li>How do screencasts fit into our online support offerings? </li></ul>
    3. 3. How We Distribute Screencasts 1 2
    4. 4. How Users Find Screencasts 2007 2008
    5. 5. Screencasts: The Good
    6. 6. Screencasts: The Bad Branding Size
    7. 7. New Directions: What We Needed to Do <ul><li>Screencast Requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharable with [editable by] Sakai Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What Technologies? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is accessible by many? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What will allow us to update easily? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generic Sakai content only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Able to be played on portable devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchangeable audio and other assets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. How We Responded <ul><li>Experimentation with PowerPoint Using Sakai-only Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indiana.edu/~edclass/Sakai08/WeightedCategory_PercentCSR.ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indiana.edu/~edclass/Sakai08/Regular_PowerPoint_Messages_Tool_POC.ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indiana.edu/~edclass/Sakai08/csrMergeSiteContent_1_.ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pros: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most have PowerPoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screen snaps in grayscale can reflect most Sakai environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master pages enable swappable content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imported audio is exchangeable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wondershare or other conversion software converts to MP4 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Timeline is difficult to manage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No savings in development time compared to Captivate </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. How We Responded <ul><li>Experimentation with Captivate Using Sakai-only Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indiana.edu/~ittrain/oncourse/feature_demos/qs_gdbook_change_grade_type.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstration of customizing skins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pros: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More focused, Sakai-only content mostly reflects various Sakai environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library objects enable swappable content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imported audio is also exchangeable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ByteScout SWF to Video conversion software converts to mp4 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Captivate does not record in Grayscale </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Editing requires investment in Captivate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SWFs are not accessible, necessitating scripts. Example: http://www.indiana.edu/~edclass/Sakai08/gdbook_change_grade_type.doc </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Your Turn <ul><li>What do our Sakai partners need? </li></ul><ul><li>Your input </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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