Documentation:Learn It - Video

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Video Tutorials

Software and Production

  • is a hosts a video library of courses that provide training in a wide variety of technology-related areas. Of specific interest to DIYers might be the education technology, photography, and video sections. UBC staff and faculty can get access to at no charge. Instructions for creating a brand new account can be found here, and instructions for migrating an old account from the pilot can be found here. *Camtasia for PC and Camtasia for mac: Using Camtasia and need some training? These short (2-5 min) videos offer excellent training support for beginners to advanced users.




Here are a few useful links if you're looking at microphones.

  • The DIY Media website has a page on microphone suggestions, going over the various types of microphones available.
  • Choosing Microphones is a 4-minute video from which has some helpful tips for deciding what kind of microphone will best suit your needs.
  • Wistia's Learning Centre demonstrates the quality of sound achieved with different mics in this 4.5 minute video.




Once you have selected a host for your video, you may be thinking about where you want to embed it. Embedding video allows you to bring it from your host platform into a space where you might develop additional context for it or activity related to it to support learning. Here are some instructions for embedding video:


You must abide by copyright, for license, consent, waiver forms. For guidelines check out the UBC Copyright site. Fore questions or more inofmration contact UBC Rights & Permissions service.

Teaching & Learning

Open Educational Resources

Video/Multimedia Assignments: UBC Examples

  • Psyc 208: Catherine Rawn hosts a creative advertisement showcase – where students create (video or other) resources to advertise their insight into a learning challenge they have researched throughout the term. Her blog post on the topic links to the full assignment description and samples of the students' work.
  • Land and Food Systems 250: Hannah Wittman/Will Valley: Students develop "streeter" style videos to present varied viewpoints or perspectives on particular issues: some examples.

In addition, students produce video content for:

Camtasia is available for students at UBC, they can access it through Connect. Here is a link to the toolkit from the DIY Media website.