Welcome to episode eight of the Technology Shopping Cart podcast where educational innovation thrives on the food of creative ideas! This episode was recorded on August 8, 2008, and shared live over the web using Ustream.tv and Skype. Karen Montgomery and Wesley Fryer discuss reasons to use as well as create screencasts, places to find educationally related screencasts, and tools to use on both Windows and Macintosh platforms for screencapture and screen recording. Near the end of the webcast we were joined by Tony Vincent, an amazing educator from Omaha, Nebraska, and author of learninginhand.com. Tony shared some of his favorite screencast tools and also joined us for our closing “geek of the week” exchange. Refer to our podcast shownotes for links to the resources and websites we discuss in this show, including the Ustream chat transcript of our live webshow and Ustream archive.
- Tech Shopping Cart Wiki resources for this show
- Jing (free, Windows and Macintosh screencapture and screenrecording)
- QlipMedia (screeencapture for Windows similar to Skitch)
- Skitch (screencapture for Macintosh, posts directly to the web including Flickr)
- Built-in screencapture keyboard shortcuts for Macintosh users
- Camtasia Studio (commercial screencasting)
- Tutorials from Atomic Learning (some are free, subscription based for most of them)
- Lynda.com (commercial subscription, screencast tutorials on virtually any program)
- Creative Cow Tutorials (free)
- String and Me (A 10 year old’s video tutorials about creating string figures)
- Blip.tv (video publishing platform supporting Creative Commons licensing)
- Creative Commons Media Search
- FastStone Screen Capture (screencasting tool for Windows only)
- iShowU (screencasting tool for Macintosh only)
- The K-12 Online Conference (many presentations from 2006 and 2007 use screencasts)
- Screencast-o-matic (does not require a software install)
- AutoscreenRecorder Pro (commercial screencasting for Windows)
- iSquint (free video compressor and converter for Macintosh)
- HyperCam for Windows
- Screenflow (commercial screencasting tool for Macintosh, favorite of Tony Vincent as well as Wesley Fryer)
- Jodix Converter (free video compressor and converter for Windows)
- Videora (Windows-based video compressor and converter)
- Yuuguu (web conferencing solution)
- ScreenFlox example (Arizona K12 Center, by Tony Vincent)
- Witness.org (website which transcodes submitted video to Flash)
- Video4iPod – Online video format converter
- Our City Podcasting Project facilitated by Tony Vincent
- StoryChasers Project
- Delicious.com has been updated!
- MemoryArchive (wiki and text based story sharing)
- Fizzlebot (free games with the magic pen)
- Piclens (free media browser plugin for Firefox)
- Ustream archive of this webcast (Unfortunately I am the only person visible, however, since everyone else joined via Skype audio)
- Our Ustream text chat for this episode is available, which includes referenced links.
- Using a Mac, how to webconference using Ustream and skype (thanks Ryan Gordon)
- Gomeric Hill: Blog of Karen Montgomery
- Thinking Machine: Presentation and Workshop Curriculum of Karen Montgomery
- Tony Vincent’s Learninginhand.com
- Follow Karen Montgomery on Twitter
- Follow Wesley Fryer on Twitter
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