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
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.
A series of tutorials is also available on the use of Camtasia:
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 is free online software, no download is required. Video recording time is restricted to 5 minutes. Videos may be hosted at Screenr.com.