Creating and Using Multimedia

Screencasting

Screencasting is the creation of a digital recording of what you are doing on your computer. In addition to the recording, you can also provide narration. Screencasting can be used in a variety of ways to help your students learn, and can be especially effective in a fully online course. Some examples includes: recording course orientations, demonstrating certain activities, providing feedback to students, or flipping the classroom.

There are a variety of tools available for screencasting. Tools we recommend:

Accessibility

When you are creating multimedia, you need to ensure that it meets Section 508 accessibility guidelines. Here are some resources to help you create accessible content:

Storage and Streaming

Kaltura is the centrally-supported tool at UGA for storage and streaming of multimedia, including instructional audio and video. Visit the CTL Kaltura page for details.