https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4QkC76XYRc This video walks you through the steps of how I make my instructional video tutorials for my YouTube channel. The longer, more descriptive written version can be found in my How I Make instructional videos blog post. I created the video for the first assignment in the Filmmaking & Storytelling with Casey Neistat course... Continue Reading →
I've been making instructional videos and screencasts since before YouTube existed and I have changed my process over time as both my skills and technology improved. Another business librarian recently asked me about my current process, equipment, and software, and since it's been a decade since I last shared how I make videos, I... Continue Reading →
Screencast-o-matic is a very affordable software that you can use to create screencasts, screen recordings, and instructional videos. I've used SOM for years and highly recommend it. It's pretty easy to use and most folks get up and running pretty quickly. However, some users may find that their first few videos aren't as good as... Continue Reading →
My first videos in my new work-from-home basement office were a bit rushed, so I didn't have much time to work out all of the details before recording the research sessions for my students. While the content was okay, I wasn't happy with the quality of the audio and video. I watched a few YouTube... Continue Reading →
Today my son and I experimented with his Kaskey Kids Football Guys field fabric for potential use as a green screen. The results look promising and may open up some more options for my videos. The fabric seems to work fine as a green screen in Screencast-o-matic. I just need to combine a few of... Continue Reading →
I tried to make a video yesterday but couldn’t quite get it together. This was the result. I hope you find humor and can laugh at yourself even in frustrating and uncertain times.
With the abrupt move to a blend of synchronous and asynchronous online learning for business students for the remainder of the semester, the faculty asked me to record a video for my research session. Here's my writeup of how this worked out. Perhaps others will find this useful as they develop their own remote teaching... Continue Reading →