Category Archives: Microlectures

Screencasts to show examples to students

This video shows an example of using Camtasia Studio screen recording and video editing software to create example videos for students. The video was one of many made by an instructor for an online statistics course in a graduate program … Continue reading

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VoiceThread for presentation and group discussion

This video shows an example of the use of a tool called VoiceThread, with which presentations and group conversations are collected and shared in one place. The VoiceThread website says “A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds … Continue reading

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Screencasts for JIT teaching

This sample is a screencast made using Jing Pro, a desktop application which allows you to record your desktop computer screen combined with webcam video. Such videos can be used to provide software instruction to your students that they can … Continue reading

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Microlecture made by narrating a PowerPoint

This microlecture was created with a PowerPoint add-in called Adobe Presenter. With Adobe Presenter the instructor’s voice was recorded as she narrated her presentation. Then, the presentation was converted into a flash movie that was easily embedded in her course … Continue reading

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Screen capture with talking head

This sample is a microlecture that can be made using Snagit, a desktop application which allows you to combine your desktop screencast with video captured by your webcam.  Such videos can be used to provide your students with additional information … Continue reading

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Class capture clips

In this sample, videos were created by recording lectures that were given in a seminar style Intro to Finance course offered during the summer term and then “chunking” them to produce short microlectures.  The videos included lecture with PowerPoints, capture … Continue reading

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