Using Video in Your Class
Are you thinking to yourself, “Self, I’d like to use some videos in my class this fall?” And then do you find yourself responding, “Well, Self, how should we go about doing that?” Or is that just me talking to myself?
Video can be a great way to engage students outside of class, and Questrom ITS is happy to help with any part of the video creation and distribution process. Depending on what you’d like to create for the finished product, we can walk you through everything from creating a screencast or narrated PowerPoint to filming your own video out on the street (or wherever!).
A couple of quick thoughts to get that mind moving:
- Narrating a PowerPoint deck is a quick and easy way to create a short instructional video. Check out our video here on how to do it. I promise it’s easy!
- You can use Echo Personal Capture or Kaltura’s Capture Space to quickly create short explanatory videos (for that question you get over and over again, or if you’re thinking of flipping your classroom). Interested? Let us know and we’ll show you how!
- Have a video you want to share with your class but not with the whole world? Kaltura My Media is BU’s new(ish) video hosting and streaming platform. It integrates into Questrom Tools, meaning you can control who is able to access it. Want to give it a try? Let us know!