Guides

This page contains guides to getting started with screencast video and links to various helpful resources.


Brief Guide to Getting Started with Video Feedback

The video below offers a brief guide to getting started with screencast video feedback for students and uses the free web-based Screenr.com as an example software tool for getting started.


How to Use Camtasia to Give Video Feedback – Guide by Dr Peter Nicholl, University of Ulster

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The JISC Screencasting Infokit

In July 2014 JISC released an updated infokit covering all aspects of screencasting.  The infokit may be accessed here.


Overview of Software Tools Available

The following You Tube videos are produced by manufacturers of screencasting software and provide a brief introduction to the products.  They are offered here as a guide to the various tools available; there may be many others on the market.

Camtasia Overview
Camtasia is feature-rich software for the PC or Mac  for the creation of screen-captured video resources.  Licence required.  Videos may be hosted on http://www.screencast.com.

A series of tutorials is also available on the use of Camtasia:

 

Jing Overview
Jing is free software for the PC or Mac.  Video recording time is restricted to 5 minutes. Videos may be hosted on http://www.screencast.com.

 

Screencast-O-Matic Overview
Screencast-O-Matic is free online software, no download is required.  Video recording time is restricted to i5 minutes. Videos may be hosted at Screencast-O-Matic.com.

 

Screenr Overview
Screenr is free online software, no download is required.  Video recording time is restricted to 5 minutes. Videos may be hosted at Screenr.com.

 

Snagit Overview
Snagit issoftware for the PC or Mac  for the creation of screen-captured video resources.  Licence required.  Videos may be hosted on http://www.screencast.com.

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