Session: Screencasting with Camtasia 7

Time: 12:45-1:45

Facilitator: Janni Black, jdblack64(at)gmail.com

Tech level: Moderate skills

Application level - Teacher tool for all grade levels

Learner should bring: Enthusiasm and willingness to engage! If bringing your own laptop, please download and install a free trial version of Camtasia 7 before attending this session.

Session Description: Today's generation is a very visual one. Capitalize on this strength by preparing lessons and video tutorials with TechSmith's Camtasia 7. Construct pedagogically sound video tutorials with this screen recording and video editing software. Explore its quizzing and captioning features, the new library assets, static and animated callouts, an incredible array of production options, and more.

Example video tutorial made with Camtasia 7:

ISTE NETS for Session:

ISTE Teacher Standard - Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments:

customize and personalize learning activities to address students' diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.

Curriculum Connections/ Instructional Impact:

Create video tutorials for individualization, for catering to visual/auditory learning styles, and for remediation.

Session Objectives / Goal:

By the end of the session, participants will record, edit and produce a screencast using Camtasia 7, as well as understand the educational potential of this tool for curriculum development and strengthening learning activities.

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