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Video

Some stuff about screencasts, recording presentations and posting them.

What for

Video based journals

Recording classes and presentations

Showing lab protocol, instructions, methods (things that you always have to repeat)

2 min screencast may take 3 hours to make

Basics

Short videos (Youtube style will be watched), good content

Plan the video, make a script

Screencast

VLC: command line screencast

Camtasia: Windows and Mac program that can record from screen and camera simulatneously

Editing

iMovie

Final Cut Pro

OpenShot Video

Video cameras

MiniDV: takes realtime to download videos to digital media

Flip videos

Filetypes

Container files contain the sub files that are video and audio.

Codecs

Codecs are a pain in the ass. The most popular web video codecs now are h264, ogg theora.

wmv

mov

mpeg

ogg

Where to upload

youtube: limited on time

internet archive: not well known, but will hopefully be there forever, not limits on size, converts to common formats automatically

benchfly

joev

UC Curation Center

UC Davis Resources

Hart Media Lab

iTunesU - Susanne Rockwell runs this and wants to get more professors to post their lectures.

College of Engineering Distance Learning

MediaWorks

CampusAV - rent cameras

References

UCD Library How To videos

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