JISC Digital Media. Request advice via helpdesk → Blog Older | Newer Camtasia 8 tips By Steve Hull on Tuesday 27 November 2012 Image used with permisson from Techsmith (^SH) I have recently been getting back into the groove with using Camtasia for some upcoming projects and realised that there is now a nice pool of support materials from Techsmith to help you get things done.
As with most software, you get used to your own way of doing things, but this may not always be the quickest or most effective way. The following are links to resources that I think will be particularly helpful to those of you who use Camtasia. Our one day workshop Building Effective Screencasts uses Camtasia throughout the day. Commenting is not available in this channel entry. Get in touch Use our helpdesk to get the answers to your digital media questions Infokits Our infokits are resources grouped by theme that cover a topic in detail. How to Create a Custom QR Code using Google's URL Shortener Sync Files on Multiple Computers using DropBox. Better Than Google Docs - Etherpad Alternatives. Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students. Episode 1 - Xerte Tools and Terminology
Using Xerte (XOT) with Moodle part 1 Teachers' Domain: Home. Using Xerte (XOT) with Moodle part 2 Twitter Tips - Cool Bitly tips - tutorial Learner.org - Teacher Professional Development. Wallwisher Videos for PD. The following are links to educational videos I use for professional development workshops and presentations with teachers, students and parents.
If you know of other videos that should be included in this list, please add a link as a comment to this page. Some of these videos are hosted on YouTube, TeacherTube, or other sites as embedded Flash media – Tips for downloading offline copies of Flash videos are also available. Also be sure to check out Alex Couros’ post, “90+ Videos for Tech. & Media Literacy.”
If you’re interested in inviting me to present for your organization, please use the contact form on my “Speaking” page. Schools Need to Change: Web 2.0 Humor Student-created Digital Storytelling Examples Cyberbullying Prevention, Internet Safety, Safe Online Social Networking Creative Commons / Copyright / Fair Use Additional resources and links used in my professional development workshops and presentations are available on teachdigital.pbwiki.com. How to Encode Video Video. In fact that there are so many ways to capture and share videos in the world today, means that there are now so many different and confusing ways to encode them and convert them just so they can be viewed by others or even ourselves.
So in this video, I’m going to show you what you need to know about converting and encoding videos. The first thing I’m going to cover are all the different types of video containers. Video containers are like a box that contains everything the video needs to play, such as video data, audio tracks, DVD chapters, subtitles, and things like that. Most video types are known by their container, while there’s many different types of containers, here are the most popular.
AVI was created by Microsoft in 1992 and it can contain most types of video codec’s except for the more recent ones but it does not to meta data, chapters, subtitles, except when you use it with third party programs such as VLC. Mp4 is the most commonly used video format. Twitter Tips - Cool Bitly tips - tutorial. Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education.
New plain text feature in Ning. Formatting Discussions in Ning. Free Online Classes. Educational. How to add code to links to make them open in a new window in Ning. Education video library focused on math, science, and other academic subjects. Subjects. Time-saving Homework Help Videos from Brightstorm - Math, Science, Test Prep - Brightstorm. Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images, Books and more. Post-production surgery, 18 Jan 2012 v2.
Simplek12Team's Channel. Casual dining options: informative sprinkles. Older | Newer By Steve Hull on Monday 14 February 2011 This screencast shows the Machine Transcription generated from a screencast which I recorded with Camtasia and uploaded to YouTube.
While uploading the pre-prepared caption track, I noticed that Youtube had also automatically (and quite quickly) analysed the voice-over and generated its own caption track, using its built-in Speech-to-Text algorithm, so I made a quick recording of the results, as this is a feature I hadn't noticed before: Screencast URL: There's quite a bit of dense text, so I'd suggest you watch in fullscreen (button at bottom right of the player) The caption track can also be downloaded as text, so even if YouTube isn't your chosen delivery channel, you could just use it as a free online Speech-toText (STT) tool... I've had a lot of interest from workshop and online surgery attendees in production of captions and subtitles, and captions are a vital tool for providing access. Information Literacy Toolkit Tutorial. Pearltrees Basic Overview. Easy YouTube tutorial. How to embed Slideshare presentations into Ning.
Google Docs in Plain English Moodle 2 and Google Docs Integration Online Tutorial - Audio. Sync Files on Multiple Computers using DropBox Mobile Editing in Google Docs