Videos in your course

The video can easily become the center of your flipped course world. Its moving the lecture/content portion of the course to the online world that makes it a flipped class. Video can be done in a number of ways and in the next few segments we will look at some of the ways in which videos can be created. Generally there are two ways in which we can crated and instructional content video:

1. Through the use of screencasting

2. Video cameras

Screencasting is the process of recording what is on your computer screen with sound/voice overlay. This works very well for anything which is projected onto your computer screen which you would like to share with your students such as Powerpoints or Web sites. Software like Jing and Snag it do a very good job capturing screen  content. These can also be enhanced with the use of Camtasia or some other presentation video software.

Using video cameras allows you to capture live action such as lectures and demonstrations. They also allow you the ability to move around in different locations. This is great if you wish to do content instruction that involves visiting remote locations.

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