A screencast is a video and audio recording of your computer screen and all the actions that occur on the screen, like mouse movements, highlights, drawing on a whiteboard, or application switching. Screencasts can be used to record introductions for online classes, explain course concepts, or mini-lectures. Below are some tips for creating quality screencasts:… Continue Reading Tips for better screencasts
Author Archive | Terri Gustafson
“So I was reading The Chronicle of Education the other morning and…………wait, what was I saying. Oh yes, The Chronicle article, it was really interesting about analytics being used for student success and………..so yes, it was really interesting. Hang on, I just got a text I need to answer.” Each pause in the above paragraph… Continue Reading So as I was saying…
The end of the academic year brings opportunities for a (hopefully) lighter schedule, reflection, and opportunities to attend professional development events that one may not have had the time to attend during the hectic school year. EMT is offering three PD opportunities in May and June: Teaching Solutions, the Course Development Institute, and Free the… Continue Reading Summer PD Opportunities and Light Reading
If you have had any email communications with the Educational Media Technologies team since the beginning of the semester, you may have noticed some additional text at the bottom of the team member email signature. It should look something like the image below: The link in this additional text will take you to a three… Continue Reading New Educational Media Technologies Service Survey
Do you backchannel? When I attend professional conferences, I often participate in the conference backchannel using Twitter to tweet from the keynote presentation and the concurrent sessions that I attend. I will also follow the backchannel while I’m not in sessions and look for the archive of all the tweets (sometimes created using a tool… Continue Reading Do you backchannel?