Screencasting

Screencasting allows you to easily create a recording of your computer screen to teach how others how to do something in a program, website, or anything else that can be done on a computer.

Screencast-o-matic is a free screencast creation tool that you can use to earn this badge. You may also use other screencasting programs, such as Quicktime, or Camtasia (a professional screencasting program). Using Jing is not recommenced as it’s functionality is limited.

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Rubric for Screencasting Badge
Choose a Concept Pick a concept within a website or program to demonstrate or teach (e.g. show how to create a table of contents in Microsoft Office, how to search in Gmail, etc.). You will teach the concept step by step.
Create Screencasts
Record 1 screencast in Full Screen Record 1 screencast in full screen mode. Demonstrate or teach the concept you selected. Screencast should be no more than 1 minute in length.
Record 1 screencast in the size of your choice Adjust recording area to whatever size you would like (note: your screen should still be large enough that your audience can clearly see what you’re demonstrating). Demonstrate or teach a concept (it can be the same as your previous screencast or something different). Screencast should be no more than 1 minute in length.
Type In at least one of your screencasts, type something for your viewer to see (e.g. type in a word document, type in a search bar, etc).
Click In at least one of your screencasts click on something (e.g. a link to an external site, or button on a program of your choice, etc.)
Speaking In at least 1 of your screencasts, turn on your microphone and narrate during your demonstration: tell us what you are doing in each step.
Show Mouse Click In at least 1 of your screencasts, have the mouse click feature set to show mouse clicks.
Submit
Publish to YouTube If using screencast-o-matic, publish your videos to YouTube. If using a different program, upload the completed videos to YouTube.
YouTube Settings On YouTube under the settings, add tags to increase the likelihood of others viewing your videos. Also, select an appropriate category (likely “Education”).
Submit URLs After both your screencasts are uploaded, copy and paste the URLs onto Canvas (on separate lines).
Rubric for Screencasting Planning Badge
Prerequisites
Technology You must have previously earned the Screencasting Technology Badge.
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Rubric for Screencasting Integration Badge
Prerequisites
Technology You must have previously earned the Screencasting Technology Badge.
Planning You must have previously earned the Screencasting Planning Badge.
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