Documentation:Learn it - Screen Recording
- Lynda.com 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 lynda.com 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.
- UBC offers free licenses for Camtasia and Snagit (screen capture software). Instructions for access are in the Using Camtasia Toolkit.
- Check out Wistia's Learning Center and their series of videos on Video Production and Video Strategy & Concepting. Here are a few highlights from Wistia:
- Camtasia (Mac, PC) UBC offers free licenses for Camtasia and Snagit (screen capture software). Instructions for access are in the Using Camtasia Toolkit. Techsmith hosts great video tutorials.
- ScreenFlow (Mac)
- CamStudio (Windows) - Free
- Jing (Windows/Mac) - Free
- ScreenFlow (Mac OS)
- 6 tips to how to shoot a quality DIY Video includes recommendation for good lighting equipment, microphone, and webcam.
- Overview of video lighting techniques
- 7 strategies to shoot in low light
- Down and Dirty Lighting Kit
- DIY: Make Your Own Basic Lighting Kit at Home Youtube Video
- For product reviews (microphone, camera, etc) try: the Wirecutter.
- Dr. Rosie Redfield's basic DIY studio set up for screencasting.
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 lynda.com 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.
- After Effects
- Dragonframe - for stop motion animation and time lapse photography.
- GoAnimate - Free
- PowToon - Free
- Touchcast - Free
- Screen Chomp (iPad) - Free
- Doceri (iPad)
- Educreations- Free
- Explain Everything
- Comic Master - design comics
- YouTube - create your channel
- YouTube EDU - upload your video onto Youtube UBC
- UBC Wordpress - create a wordpress blog to host your files.
- UBC iTunes U
- UBC Wiki
- Mediasite: contact UBC's Digital Media Technologies group
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 learning space - for example: Connect, UBCWiki or UBC Blogs or the CMS. Here are some instructions for embedding video:
- on UBCWiki
- on UBC's Content Management System (Embedding Video)
- on UBC's Learning Management System (Connect) Embedding media files
- on UBC Blogs (Embedding Video)
You must abide by copyright. For guidelines check out the UBC Copyright site.