Broadcast Yourself:
An introduction to screencasting
• Understand what
screencasting is
• Examples of use in
Higher Education
• Overview of the tools
available
• Best practice...
What is it?
Screencasting is a way to present “digitally
recorded playback of computer screen output
which often contains audio narrat...
An example
• Record a welcome to the course
• Tour round the online environment
• Creation of short learning resources
– Capturing a ...
Flipped Classroom
Tools
Program based tools
• Licence cost
• Installation on PC/Mac
• Range of functionality (quizes, annotation, audio editing)
•...
There's an app for that….
Doodlecast
Screen Chomp
Explain Everything
Show Me
Top tips
• MICROPHONE OR HEADSET
• WEB CAM FOR VIDEO (OPTIONAL)
• TEST YOUR COMPUTER
• SWITCH OFF PHONE/NOTIFICATIONS
• KISS (keep ...
Links to
Resources
Screenr http://bit.ly/19T3GYv
Screen-o-matic http://bit.ly/oHp5uF
JISC Digital Media http://bit.ly/19T3LeI
Screencast Prim...
Broadcast Yourself: An introduction to Screencasting
Broadcast Yourself: An introduction to Screencasting
Broadcast Yourself: An introduction to Screencasting
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    1. 1. Broadcast Yourself: An introduction to screencasting
    2. 2. • Understand what screencasting is • Examples of use in Higher Education • Overview of the tools available • Best practice tips • Demo Session Aims
    3. 3. What is it?
    4. 4. Screencasting is a way to present “digitally recorded playback of computer screen output which often contains audio narration” and to visually demonstrate procedural information to students. Udell (2005) A definition…
    5. 5. An example
    6. 6. • Record a welcome to the course • Tour round the online environment • Creation of short learning resources – Capturing a presentation or adding narration to PowerPoint – Key concepts for revision – Boring stuff you repeatedly get asked • Recording individual feedback • Students recording poster presentations Higher Education
    7. 7. Flipped Classroom
    8. 8. Tools
    9. 9. Program based tools • Licence cost • Installation on PC/Mac • Range of functionality (quizes, annotation, audio editing) • Streaming compression and other file types • Steeper learning curve • No time limit Web-based tools • Free to use though some offer premium or ‘pro’ features for subscribers • Accessible via internet using only a web browser • Simple to use • Time limit (generally 5mins) • No additional features (unless upgraded) Free vs Cost
    10. 10. There's an app for that….
    11. 11. Doodlecast Screen Chomp Explain Everything Show Me
    12. 12. Top tips
    13. 13. • MICROPHONE OR HEADSET • WEB CAM FOR VIDEO (OPTIONAL) • TEST YOUR COMPUTER • SWITCH OFF PHONE/NOTIFICATIONS • KISS (keep it simple stupid!) • BITE SIZE CHUNKS • TO SCRIPT OR NOT TO SCRIPT? • TIME TO PRACTICE • LOCATION
    14. 14. Links to Resources
    15. 15. Screenr http://bit.ly/19T3GYv Screen-o-matic http://bit.ly/oHp5uF JISC Digital Media http://bit.ly/19T3LeI Screencast Primer http://bit.ly/19T3Pen 59 Tips on creating engaging Screencasts http://bit.ly/19T3Uih Resources

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