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Leveraging YouTube: informing and educating with screencasts

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Slides from my PodCamp Halifax presentation on 23 Jan 2011. It offers hints and advice for first-time and would-be screencasters.

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Leveraging YouTube: informing and educating with screencasts

  1. 1. This would look so much better in 1080p.<br />Leveraging YouTube:<br />informing and educating with screencasts<br />michaelsteeleworthy<br />instructional technologies librarian | dalhousie university<br />steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
  2. 2. 791.4375 L935i<br />librarian / dalhousie university / instructional technologies / research & reference / video production / social media / tech in the classroom / info literacy / satchels<br />steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
  3. 3. steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
  4. 4. What it takes<br /><ul><li>Time. 2 ½ minutes = 35 hours of work.
  5. 5. Planning. Storyboard everything. Start with audio.
  6. 6. A solid computer (Mac or PC).</li></ul>steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
  7. 7. steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />Screencasting Groundwork<br />Computer Stuff<br />Directional Microphone<br />Video Editing:<br /><ul><li>Camtasia $100-180-$300
  8. 8. Adobe Captivate $$$
  9. 9. Jing !!!
  10. 10. iMovie& Screen Flow</li></ul>Image Editing:<br /><ul><li>GIMP</li></ul>Audio Editing:<br /><ul><li>Audacity</li></ul>The Rules<br />Know your user. Know their use.<br />Stay on message. Always.<br />No pixie dust. Ever.<br />Keep it short.<br />30 seconds to 2 minutes<br />
  11. 11. steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
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  13. 13. fin.<br />find slides and hints at thezeds.com<br />steeleworthy@dal.ca | thezeds.com<br />
  14. 14. contact info, quickly...<br />steeleworthy@dal.ca<br />twitter.com/steeleworthy<br />thezeds.com<br />Dal Libraries Screencasts online:<br />http://www.library.dal.ca/How/LibCasts/<br />http://vimeo.com/dallibraries/albums<br />http://www.youtube.com/user/DalhousieLibraries<br />

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