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Screencasting For Staff And Student Development

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  • 1. MACUL 2010 Conference March 11, 2010 Lisa Kelley – Rochester Community Schools Pam Landgraf – Fitzgerald Public Schools
  • 2. What is a screencast?
    • A  screencast  is a digital recording of computer screen output, also known as a  video screen capture , often containing audio narration.
    • Wikipedia contributors. "Screencast."  Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 Mar. 2010. Web. 6 Mar. 2010.
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 3. Why Screencast?
    • How we got started
    • Staff Instruction
    • Student Instruction
    • Student Assessment
    • Technology Support
    • … and more recently, collaboration
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 4. Staff Instruction
    • Rule of Thumb #1
      • If more than two people ask for it, it’s worth screencasting.
    • Rule of Thumb #2
      • If it’s worth teaching at a training, it’s worth screencasting.
      • Examples: adding signature to email, extracting files from flip camera, changing student levels on Study Island
      • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 5. Student Instruction
    • Use screencasting to give instructions that will be repeated
    • Use screencasting if students will need to refer to instructions later
    • Use screencasting to provide technical instructions if you’re not there – sub plans
    • Examples: How to use MeL, how to take an Accelerated Reader quiz, how to get into Study Island
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 6. Student Assessment
    • Helps instructor understand which parts of lessons require further emphasis
    • Gives the instructor the ability to differentiate lessons
    • Creates a low stress situation for students who do not work well under pressure
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 7. Technology Support
    • Use screencasting to communicate with technology staff
    • Teach teachers to screencast so they can visually demonstrate questions they have
    • Examples: How to fix an error message, how to download software, how to use a software package more successfully
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 8. Other ideas for screencasting
    • Excel tutorials
    • Older students screencast for younger students – mentoring – students to be teachers
    • Educating parents about using website/parent portal
    • Teaching ell/esl families about tech policies
    • Teach teachers to sign up for labs online using Google tools
    • Schooldude – for maintenance. How to do form
    • Chemistry – examples of procedure, using videotape and narration
    • Narrating tutorial – slide show
  • 9. Where it all started - Jing
    • http://www.jingproject.com
    • Downloadable
    • Free
    • Compatible with MAC and PC
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 10. Free Tools - Online
    • Screenr
    • ScreenToaster
    • ScreenJelly
    • Screencast-o-matic
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 11. Screenr
    • Need Twitter account
    • Your work is public
    • URL and embeddable player
    • 5 minute time limit
    • Recording screen easy to use
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 12. ScreenToaster
    • Work can be public or private
    • URL and embeddable player
    • No real recording time limit
    • Must remember keystrokes to use recorder
    • Can incorporate webcam for URL or webcam, not downloaded files
    • Can add subtitles
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 13. Screenjelly
    • Can sign in with Twitter account or create a separate account
    • Work can be marked as private
    • URL and embeddable player
    • 3 minute time limit
    • Records full screen – easy to use
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 14. Screencast-o-matic
    • Create account – can be Twitter account
    • Work can be marked as private
    • URL and embeddable player
    • 15 minute time limit on SOM, 10 for YouTube video
    • Can add to screencast later
    • Recording screen easy to use
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 15. Tips for Screencasting
    • Know your audience
    • It’s about time
    • What’s in a word?
    • Practice makes perfect
    • Testing, testing, 1-2-3
    • To edit or not to edit
    • Technical issues
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 16. Screencasting In Education Wiki
    • http://screencastingineducation.pbworks.com/
  • 17. Questions/Comments