Screen Casting

This is the second set of videos focusing on the superb tool SnagIT. This set shows you how to create a video using SnagIT and then distribute it on YouTube, Google Drive or via Screen Cast

Camtasia Studio is a program which allows you to create video tutorials and presentations. These videos go through all the different parts of creating a presentation as well as how to publish it on the web.

These videos have a more in depth look at Camtasia Studio. Camtasia Studio is a program which allows you to create video tutorials and presentations before publishing them on the web.

This set of training videos from teacher training videos takes you through some key editing features in Camtasia 8. It covers callouts, tranistions, library content and the basic working of the timeline.
This set of teacher training videos shows you how to combine Techsmith SNAGIT and YouTube to flip your classes. It will give you lots of ideas for flipping your learning and sharing your content.
This set of videos takes you through Camtasia 8. It is a complete introduction to the tool

These videos give you a basic introduction into using the image and screen capture tool SnagIT. The videos go through different examples using SnagIT as wellas creating your first recording

These videos cover all the updates and new features of JING. This tool is relevant to all teachers and the videos show where to find Jing as well as the basics of using the program.

This includes lots of practical ideas and covers the key ways that JING can be used in teaching including giving feedback and talking about a picture. Lots of great ideas here for all teachers and includes ideas that were sent to from other teachers as well.

1-Russell's Recommendation-SnagIt

For me personally, screen casting is perhaps the most versatile technology I have ever come across in eductation. ALL the videos on are made using screencasting. Screen casting tools allow you to record the screen of your computer and anything you say or do on the screen comes out. In 2006, I suggesed that screen casting could be used to provide feedback to students and the idea generated widespread media publicity, More recently, it has been used for flipping the classroom.

Remember, anything you do on the screen will be recorded so you can talk over PowerPoints, describe pictures, talk over documents, talk over graphs and diagrams. But remember your students can do this too.

My recommendation would be SNAGIT. You can download SnagIt for 15 days and test it out. You do have to pay for it after that. It is a one off cost of £30. My videos below will get you using the technology in no time.

Training videos for using SnagIT

dvanced Features in using SnagIT

Due to popularity. I have developed a special set of videos that show you how to work with SNAGIT and YouTube. This is ideal of teachers thinking of flipping their classes.

Training Videos on using SNAGIT and YouTube for the Flipped Classroom


2-Professional Tools

There is no doubt about my choice if you were looking to do something more professional. I have used Techsmith Camtasia for over 10 years now. All the videos on this site were created using Techsmith Camtasia. Here are some videos to get you started with Camtasia. It is a tool that an institution might choose to use if they were flipping their classes or a teacher might use if they already had some knowledge of how to screen cast and edit video.

Introduction to Camtasia 8

This first set of videos shows you the simplest way to work with Camtasia and will get you off the ground and using the tool. If you want to quickly make videos then this is the tool

Editing video in Camtasia 8

How can you make your Camtasia videos more interesting? Watch this set of videos with lots of tips and tricks on working on the editing line. I show you how to take content from the library, work with transitions, make all sorts of call outs and how to edit and cut content.

3-FREE Screencasting Tools

There are a number of free tools. JING is a free tool that I have used a lot in the past and is a great tool to recommend to students.

Introduction to JING

Ideas for using JING

Two other tools that work on the internet and are also free



4- How to use

When you work with JING, SnagIt or Camtasia,  you get access to a free video server where you can save all your screen casts. I have created a series of videos that shows you how to use the tool. It is called and will compliment your knowlege of screen capture.

How to use


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