Entries tagged with ‘videos’

Videos from instructional services

I wanted to highlight that in a comment on an earlier post, Joyce mentioned that Instructional Services “started creating mini instructional videos last year on some of the basics of Moodle and plan on expanding them, as well as including other topics. They can be found at http://instructionalservices.blog.gustavus.edu/2009/05/07/new-from-instructional-services-mini-instructional-videos/.” So far, they have instructions for uploading […]

Screen recording

In classes or research collaborations, you may need to demonstrate how to perform certain computer tasks such as, creating a Figure in Excel, contributing to a Moodle forum, or searching for journal articles in a discipline-specific database. While doing these demonstrations, you could use screen recording software to record your actions and then make these […]

Saving local copies of web videos

The number of short videos posted online relevant to class discussions continues to increase.  Ideally you would stream these videos from the source website*; however, occasionally streaming problems arise (e.g., jumpy playback or slow buffering times).  That’s where services like Vixy and KeepVid can come in handy.  They allow you to save a local copy […]