Screencasting   6 Quick Wins (in 6 minutes) Gavin Brockis
1. Map your  Workflow ‘ Journey to the Centre of the Page’ Ben Newman (2010)
<ul><ul><li>Learning Objectives  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target device / channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience  -...
3. Keep  it  Short  (and sweet) <ul><li>Compact & bijou           Death by screencast </li></ul>(longer resources can ofte...
4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul>
4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and ...
4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and ...
4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and ...
5. Use the  Pause ... <ul><li>Shelly Blake-Plock </li></ul><ul><li>using Jing for feedback </li></ul><ul><li>(9 pauses in ...
6. Template  -  look good & save time <ul><ul><li>Standardize  for team / institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define  s...
6. Template : _Mimas template <ul><ul><li>Standardize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define  shared settings  & materials </li...
Results of  good practice : <ul><ul><li>Concise ,  well planned  screencasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format ,  size  & ...
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A few simple guidelines to bear in mind when approaching a screencasting project. For more on screencasting start with 'screencast workflow' http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/guide/screencasting-workflow

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Screencasting 6 minutes, 6 quick wins - Turbo talk

  1. 1. Screencasting 6 Quick Wins (in 6 minutes) Gavin Brockis
  2. 2. 1. Map your Workflow ‘ Journey to the Centre of the Page’ Ben Newman (2010)
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Learning Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target device / channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience - beginner or expert? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What constraints will these place on format and design? </li></ul>2. Design for Context
  4. 4. 3. Keep it Short (and sweet) <ul><li>Compact & bijou          Death by screencast </li></ul>(longer resources can often be divided up) vs
  5. 5. 4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and avoids waffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>include actions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul>
  7. 7. 4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and avoids waffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>include actions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare your workspace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>minimize background noise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>soundcheck and set levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4. Preparation, Preparation, Preparation <ul><li>Prepare script or notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>keeps you ‘on message’ and avoids waffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>include actions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare your workspace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>minimize background noise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>soundcheck and set levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare yourself ! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>review and prepare your materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relax </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 5. Use the Pause ... <ul><li>Shelly Blake-Plock </li></ul><ul><li>using Jing for feedback </li></ul><ul><li>(9 pauses in 5 minutes!) </li></ul>
  10. 10. 6. Template - look good & save time <ul><ul><li>Standardize for team / institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define shared settings & materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid duplication of tasks </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 6. Template : _Mimas template <ul><ul><li>Standardize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define shared settings & materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid duplication of tasks </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Results of good practice : <ul><ul><li>Concise , well planned screencasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format , size & length suited to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>users </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>target device (s) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>context </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action is fluid and easy to follow .  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consistency in quality, look & feel </li></ul></ul>

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