Resources to help use video & audio
Camtasia Relay is a screen capture software that can be used for class capture and demonstrations. This orientation video gives an overview of the tool, explains how to set up an account, and provides guidelines on how to process and share recordings. Resource designed and delivered by the Office of... more ».
Watch this video to learn more about recording videos for podcasting and archiving purposes. Pete Mc Cauley, the video and media specialist at the Academic Technology Services, CEHD, presents on how to use class capture tools to enhance teaching and learning. Presentation covers pedagogical approaches in using class capture tools,... more ».
Academic Technology Services offers three models of camcorders that may be used by the academic community of CEHD for instructional purposes such as recording lectures for podcasting and archiving; creating documentary learning tools; or documenting an events such as guest speakers. The equipment available for check-out varies in features, but... more ».
This is a five page document detailing the following both in written form and visually with screen grabs: 1) Obtaining a video 2) uploading that footage to Media Mill; 3) transferring files from Media Mill to Video Ant files. Download this pdf document for a quick and easy step by... more ».
This UMConnect recording of a seminar from the Digital Media Center discusses how emerging technologies can create confusion about the use and creation of copyrighted materials in education and research. Panelists from different disciplines will offer insight and clarification on the intersection of copyright, technology, and university life. Cristina Lopez,... more ».
Interested in creating a video or assigning a video project? Here's a web tutorial that will show you how to get started. This free mini-course offered by Virginia Tech covers topics such as storyboarding, shot selection, framing and composition, cut on action and lighting. It's a nice website that covers... more ».
Final Cut Express (Version 4) is Apple's intermediate digital video editing software. It is the "little brother" of Apple's Final Cut Pro software that is used to produce motion pictures. However, it offers more advanced features than Apple iMovie. Some advantages offered are the ability to work with multiple audio... more ».
iMovie is Apple's digital video software that is part of their iLife suite. It is currently loaded on all new Macs. It will allow you (or your students) to create digital videos in a non-linear fashion. It's a fairly robust program that allows you to add still photos, audio tracks,... more ».
Windows Movie Maker is Microsoft's free digital video software that is part of the Vista (or XP or Windows 7) operating system. It will allow you (or your students) to create videos in a non-linear manner. Microsoft provides a useful online resource to help those new to Movie Maker. The... more ».
This document provides step-by-step guidelines for instructors who would like to plan a multimedia project with their students. Thirteen steps are presented to creating a quality assignment that will lead to productive outcomes for students. Also included are examples of effective assignments and video projects.... more ».
This 29-page manual provides information on the basics of using Windows Movie Maker. There are pictures and screen captures to make the process easier to learn. Topics covered include: adding still images, adding sound, creating effects and transitions, adding text and managing the media collection.... more ».
This document provides a list of websites containing information that can enable you to create engaging digital stories. While perusing though the hyperlinks, you will learn to use digital video, images, text, and audio to create fascinating digital stories. General topics in this document include: sound and image resources, digital... more ».
This is a visual document that describes how to create a video using Windows Movie Maker. Topics include: Importing Video, Editing Video Clips, Adding Narration, Adding Still Images, Adding Text and Titles, Adding Audio, Adding Transitions, Adding Effects, Saving a Movie to a CD, Computer and DV Tape.... more ».
This is media.cla.umn.edu, a repository for information about media-related equipment and assistance in CLA. This site is a 'clearing-house' for tutorials, reference guides and other useful information regarding media technologies. You can find information here about working with audio and video including recording editing and publishing.... more ».
This tutorial will show you how to use the Course Guide to tell students more about your courses before they register, so that they can make informed registration choices. This tutorial was created by Academic Support Resources at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. If you have any questions about... more ».
This is a UTTC online course which introduces University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students to iTunes U, a tailored version of iTunes that provides access to audio and video recordings on a computer or portable music player. This learning opportunity is a 13-minute online presentation.... more ».
The CLA Language Center has put together this set of instructional resources and examples for Wimba voice tools. It includes information on how to use Wimba with both WebVista and Moodle. If you are interested in using voice messaging or other audio based communication tools within your course sites, this... more ».
This is an in-depth manual on iMovie, a video editing software by Apple. Subjects include, The iMovie Screen, Importing Video, Editing the Video Clips, Adding Narration (Voiceover), Adding Still Images (Picture Files) to the Shelf, Adding Still Images (Picture Files) to the Movie, Adding Text and Titles, Adding Audio Files,... more ».
This is a visual document showing UMN instructors how to use the College of Liberal Arts' CLAMP (CLA Mobile Podcasting) Mac-based video capturing laptops and the UMN Media Mill system to create a video course guide. It walks you through how to use the CLAMP system's Photo Booth software and... more ».