Recording with a webcam can further offer engagement and connection with your student. Discover creative ways to incorporate this feature into your instructional videos.
- [Narrator] Webcam shots can help add another level…of personalization and personality to your videos.…Although the most common use is capturing headshots,…you can also use the webcam…for demonstrations or experiments.…There are a few things to keep in mind when using a webcam.…Lighting can make a huge difference…between a good and a bad webcam shot.…Make sure that your face or subject is well lit.…I set up a small lamp behind my laptop…that I turn on to highlight my face…when I'm using the webcam.…
You also want to make sure…that there's not too much light behind you.…A window or light shining from behind…can make your face difficult to see.…Be mindful of your background and environment.…You don't want clutter taking away from your message.…Make eye contact with the webcam…just like you would with an audience.…If you have the webcam on…but spend the whole time looking away from the camera,…it can be distracting.…I'm going to record a quick webcam video…with screen capture.…I'm going to launch Camtasia.…
And I'm going to select "New Recording."…
- Understanding the Camtasia 9 interface
- Recording tips and tricks
- Capturing your video
- Providing feedback
- Capturing a slide presentation
- Making a basic edit
- Adding annotations, transitions, and music
- Hiding mistakes
- Posting your video
Skill Level Intermediate
Elearning Techniques: Visual Designwith Sally Cox1h 34m Intermediate
1. Getting Ready
Preparing to create a video1m 47s
2. Capturing Your Video
3. Producing Your Video
4. Sharing Your Video
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