Join Renaldo Lawrence for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording best practices, part of Teaching Techniques: Creating Multimedia Learning.
- Some of my best advice I could give when thinking…about recording either audio or video are to…know what you want to record,…know your purpose and your target audience.…Get yourself a good microphone, tripod,…camera, and a quiet room,…and of course a chair that doesn't squeak.…Select the right software based on your needs.…Practice, practice, practice.…Sit up straight when speaking,…and then project and enunciate.…
Organize your work into folders…before you record your first track.…Organization is key to a sane mind.…Believe in what you're saying…because it will show through in your voice.…Have a script for teachers to follow.…From beginning to end, another critical part…is the process of backing up all of your files…throughout the development and creation phases.…This will save you if you mess up a file or files.…This way you can always revert back to the last copy.…
This can be a lifesaver, trust me, been there.…Because I respect teachers' time and effort so much,…I make sure that as soon as I've developed,…
Elearning expert Renaldo Lawrence takes a typical lecture-style lesson and breaks down which parts can be transformed into a multimedia project. Renaldo then guides educators through rewriting lesson plans and goals, creating video and audio assets, publishing the project online, and incorporating the new multimedia curriculum into the classroom.
- Using multimedia to reach students and parents
- Planning your multimedia project
- Setting goals
- Recording and editing video and audio
- Staying organized
- Sharing the project with the class