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 →
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 →
David Lee King posted some great suggestions for video editing tools. One application that he left off his very-comprehensive list is Screencast-O-Matic. I've used SOM for several years to record the screencasts for my YouTube video tutorials and I have recently started using SOM to edit my videos as well. This has allowed me to... Continue Reading →