Taught by Katrina Gelfand Amber Petersen Screen casting
What is a screen cast….? • A screen cast is a video that allows you to take the images from a computer screen along with someone talking about what’s being shown. • The video and audio components can make a topic more engaging than written instructions or static images, while also appealing to different learning styles • Screen casts can be easily distributed via blog posts, RSS feeds, tags, and social media video hosts
History of Screencasting • Invented the word “screencast” in 2004 • Had used the software Lotus ScreenCam and Windows Media Encoder • Put together the famous early example of a screencast, “Heavy Metal Umlaut” Jon Udell Lead Analyst for the InfoWorld Test Center
What is Needed • Microphone • Screen casting Software • Webcam (optional)
Software!!!! =] • AviScreen • CamStudio.org • Copernicus • JingProject.com • Screencast-O-Matic.com • Wink • Adobe Captivate • AllCapture • HyperCam • iShowU • ScreenMimic • ScreenRecord • And so many more !!!
Ways to use it in the classroom… • View what students are doing in classroom. • Absent students can get same directions and visual as students present. • Sub can see how to use software used in your classroom • Exchange different software advice. • Explain a website. • Analyze a concept through a software on the computer • Teach parents how to navigate software and websites • Narrate presentations in PowerPoint • Narrate demonstrations of how to use a program • Video of technical problems to send to technical support
A Few More Examples… Demonstrate Program Teach a Lesson Using webcam