ED 432 Assignment: Screencasts

Assignment: Create 3 screencasts demonstrating related computer-based tasks. For my screencasts, I elected to continue the theme of providing training videos for my staff at the UAA Learning Resources Center. In this series, clerks learn how to check items out, check items in, and pay a fine in our library software system, Symphony WorkFlows. I plan to use the videos when we train our new clerk(s) in January. Checking Items Out Checking Items In Paying a Fine Back in April, Continue reading ED 432 Assignment: Screencasts

ED 432 Assignment: Screen Capture

Assignment: Create 3 text-based tutorials with screen captures for computer-related tasks. I used a free program called TinyTake to take and mark the screen captures (or screenshots). It was quick and easy to download, install, learn, and use. I would highly recommend it to anyone. My one complaint about it is related to revising previously taken, edited, and saved screenshots. You can open them up in TinyTake again but you can’t move or remove markings made previously. This is due Continue reading ED 432 Assignment: Screen Capture

ED 432 Assignment: Video Creation & Editing

Assignment: Create 3 brief, related instructional videos. Include music, a title, a still, narration, and video in each. When I began this assignment, I wondered why on earth we needed to do three of these videos. Quality video creation takes much, much longer than you would think when you are viewing the complete version. Scripting, story boarding, recording, creating stills, editing, and putting together all of the elements — it all takes time. I took an video and audio creation/editing Continue reading ED 432 Assignment: Video Creation & Editing