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==Essential Requirements==
 
==Essential Requirements==
In order to use QR codes, you will need a camera phone with a QR code reader installed. This may be a application that you install or a pre-installed application.
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In order to capture a screencast, you will need computer with screen capture software.  
 
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To create QR codes, you simply need a QR code generator.
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===Equipment===
 
===Equipment===
The only required equipment is the camera phone. Not all phones are compatible. Here are some lists that will help you determine if your phone will be able to use the QR code reading software:
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The only equipment needed is a computer.
 
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* [http://www.beetagg.com/supportedphones/ BeeTagg QR Reader]
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* [http://reader.kaywa.com/phones Kaywa Reader Compatible Phones]
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===Software===
 
===Software===
Software for QR code reading can be found at
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There are many different types for capturing screencasts. These vary in capability and price.
  
* [http://www.neoreader.com/ NeoReader] (iPhone app)
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* [http://www.emergingedtech.com/2010/01/comparing-12-free-screencasting-tools/ Comparing 12 Free Screencasting Tools]
* [http://code.google.com/p/zxing/ ZXing ("Zebra Crossing")] (Android app)
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* [http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/freebies/free-screencasting-tools-video-tutorials/ 18 Free Screencasting tools to Create Video Tutorials]
* [http://www.imatrix.lt/default.aspx?page=about 2D Sense Platform]
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* [http://mashable.com/2008/02/21/screencasting-video-tutorials/ 12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials]
* [http://www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#text Google Goggles]
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* [http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/12/screencasting-apps-for-ipad.html Screencasting Apps for the iPad]
* [http://www.beetagg.com/ BeeTagg QR Reader]
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* [http://www.quickmark.com.tw/en/basic/downloadPC.asp Quickmark] (PC desktop]
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* [http://zxing.org/w/decode.jspx ZXing Decoder Online]
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Software for QR code generating can be found at
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* [http://www.qrstuff.com/ QR Stuff.com]
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* [http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ Kaywa QR Code Generator]
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==Learning resources information==
 
==Learning resources information==
  
 
===Reading List===
 
===Reading List===
* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7046.pdf 7 things you should know about... QR Codes] (PDF)
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* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7012.pdf 7 things you should know about... Screencasting] (PDF)
  
 
===Key Web links===
 
===Key Web links===
 
====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
 
====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand QR Codes and its capabilities.
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Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand screencasting.
 
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_Code QR Code, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia]
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* [http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/about-qr-codes/ About QR-Codes]
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* [http://searchengineland.com/what-is-a-qr-code-and-why-do-you-need-one-27588 What Is A QR Code And Why Do You Need One?]
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* [http://2d-code.co.uk/three-rules-of-qr-codes/ The Three Rules of QR Codes]
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* [http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/19/screencasting-how-to-start/ Screencasting: How To Start, Tools and Guidelines]
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* [http://www.labnol.org/software/screencasting-toolkit/18831/ Screencasting Toolkit]
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* [http://diythemes.com/thesis/how-to-create-screencasts/ Five Steps to Creating Effective Screencasts]
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* [http://onlignment.com/2011/04/a-practical-guide-to-creating-learning-screencasts-part-1/ A practical guide to creating learning screencasts: part 1]
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* [http://onlignment.com/2011/04/a-practical-guide-to-creating-learning-screencasts-part-2-creating-all-in-one-take-screencasts/ A practical guide to creating learning screencasts: part 2 – creating all-in-one-take screencasts]
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* [http://www.screencastcentral.com/public/139.cfm Step 1 - Planning Your Screencast]
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* [http://www.screencastcentral.com/public/140.cfm Step 2 - Useful Hardware for Creating A Successful Screencast]
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* [http://www.screencastcentral.com/public/141.cfm Step 3 - Setting Up Your System Ready to Create a Screencast]
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* [http://www.screencastcentral.com/public/142.cfm Step 4 - Screen & Audio Recording Hints and Tips]
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* [http://www.screencastcentral.com/public/143.cfm Step 5 - Editing Your Screencast]
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* [http://readwrite.com/2011/09/22/screencasting-tips-and-best-pr Screencasting Tips and Best Practices]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/for-educators/camtasia-powerpoint-screencast/#.UUsk1Be85GY Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/check-out-a-new-video-tip-seri/#.UUslNBe85GY Video Tip Series – Part one: Recording Videos]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/video-tip-series-part-two-ed/#.UUsmIRe85GY Video Tip Series – Part two: Editing Tools]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/video-tip-series-part-three/#.UUsmHRe85GY Video Tip Series – Part three: Holding Viewers’ Attention]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/video-tip-series-part-four-o/#.UUsmGhe85GY Video Tip Series – Part four: Object Positioning]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/video-tip-series-part-five-u/#.UUsmCxe85GY Video Tip Series – Part five: Using Music]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/video-tip-series-part-six-us/#.UUsmCRe85GY Video Tip Series – Part six: Using a Webcam]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/behind-the-scenes-how-we-cre/#.UUsmSBe85GY Behind the Scenes – How We Create Screencasts]
  
 
====Business====
 
====Business====
Here are a number of great ideas for using QR Codes in a business environment.
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Here are a number of great ideas for using screencasting in a business environment.
 
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* [http://www.reelseo.com/microsoft-video-increase-employee-productivity/ How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity]
* [http://searchengineland.com/qr-codes-are-you-ready-for-paper-based-hyperlinks-49684 QR Codes: Are You Ready For Paper-Based Hyperlinks?]
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* [http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2009/05/qr-codes-connect-print-to-the-web145.html QR Codes Connect Print to the Web]
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* [http://www.inc.com/guides/2010/12/how-to-use-qr-codes-to-market-your-business.html How to Use QR Codes to Market Your Business]
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* [http://www.tec-it.com/online-demos/Business-Cards/Free-Business-Cards.aspx?lang=en QR-Code Business Cards: Share Your Data with 2D Barcodes!]
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* [http://www.708media.com/qrcode/how-to-use-qr-codes-real-estate/ How To Use QR Codes In Real Estate]
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====Education====
 
====Education====
Here are a number of great ideas for using QR codes in a education environment.
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Here are a number of great ideas for using screencasting in a education environment.
* [http://blog.simplek12.com/technology/how-to-use-qr-codes-in-student-projects/ How to Use QR Codes in Student Projects]
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* [http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/save-time-and-teach-better-with-screencasting/ Save Time and Teach Better with Screencasting]
* [http://blog.noellevitz.com/2010/11/24/7-ways-higher-education-qr-codes-connect-current-prospective-students/ 7 ways higher education can use QR codes to connect with current and prospective students]
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* [http://web20classroom.blogspot.com/2010/12/qr-huh-what-heck-is-qr-code.html QR Huh? What The Heck Is A QR Code?]
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* [http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=QR_Codes Uses in Libraries]
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* [https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_765hsdw5xcr&revision=_latest&start=0&theme=blank&authkey=COX05IsF&cwj=true QR Code Ideas for Education]
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* [http://www.slideshare.net/andyramsden/potential-qr-codes-education-emerge-2009-presentation The Potential of QR Codes in Education]
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* [http://www.qrcode.es/?p=350&language=en Educational Qrcodes]
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* [http://www.lexrigby.com/2009/03/26/qr-codes-in-libraries-and-higher-education/ QR Codes in Libraries and Higher Education]
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* [http://prezi.com/ma3afb24peyh/qr-codes-in-education/ QR Codes in Education]
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====Other Ideas====
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====iPad/iPhone Screencasting====
* [http://instructionaldesignfusions.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/tell-a-story-with-qr-codes/ Tell a story with QR codes]
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Here are some methods for using your iPad or iPhone to screencast.
* [http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/blog/2010/09/28/creating-engagement-with-qr-codes/ Creating Engagement with QR Codes]
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* [http://www.labnol.org/software/record-screencasts-on-ipad-iphone/20958 How to Record Screencast Videos on your iPad or iPhone]
* [http://blog.greattv.com/2010/06/101-uses-for-quick-response-qr-codes-creating-audience-engagement-with-the-next-killer-us-app/ 101 Uses For Quick Response (QR) Codes: Creating Audience Engagement With The Next Killer US App]
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====WordPress====
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====Screencast Storage====
* [http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/qr-code-tag/ QR Code Tag]
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Here are different services for storing screencasts:
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* [http://www.screencast.com/ Screencast.com]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/ Youtube.com]
  
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====Scripting and Storyboarding====
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Here are different services for writing better scripts and storyboards:
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* [http://theelearningcoach.com/media/audio/audio-recording-scripting-conventions/ 8 Tips To Prepare Audio Scripts For Recording]
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* [http://www.articulate.com/blog/elearning-storyboarding-101/ Elearning Storyboarding 101]
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====Technical Tips====
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Here are some technical tips for improving your screencasts
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* [http://www.melaclaro.com/2011/04/01/how-to-remove-background-noise-from-your-screencast-audio/ How to Remove Background Noise From Your Screencast Audio]
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* [http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/heres-a-simple-screencasting-tip-that-will-save-time-and-frustration-2/ Here’s a Simple Screencasting Tip That Will Save Time & Frustration]
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* [http://www.technologywithintention.com/2011/10/creating-interactive-online-video-using-youtube/ Creating interactive online video using YouTube]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/be-as-creative-as-you-want-with-camtasia-studio-8/ Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/create-effects-with-camtasia-studios-visual-properties/#.UUsi_Be85GY Create Effects with Camtasia Studio’s Visual Properties]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/how-to-record-skype-google-hangouts-and-webinars/#.UUsk9he85GY How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/camtasia-studio-8-create-an-interactive-table-of-contents-and-save-time-editing-with-markers/#.UUslaxe85GY Camtasia Studio 8: Create an Interactive Table of Contents (and Save Time Editing) with Markers]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/add-music-to-videos/#.UUslYxe85GY How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos]
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====Tips for Better Screencasts====
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It is one thing to make a screencast, it is another thing to do it well. These links provide tips for doing it well.
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* [http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-tips-getting-the-most-out-of-your-screencasts/ Make The Perfect Screencast With These 6 Great Tips]
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* [http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/how-to-create-screencasts-you-can-be-proud-of How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of]
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* [http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/inspiration/tips-tricks-inspiration-create-screencasts/ Tips, Tricks and Inspiration for Creating Great Screencasts]
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* [http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/12/09/most-common-mistakes-in-screencasting Most Common Mistakes in Screencasting]
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* [http://www.reelseo.com/screencasting-tips-techsmith/ Screencasting: Screencast Video Tips From TechSmith – Look To Hollywood]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/59-tips-creating-engaging-screencasts/ 59 Tips for Creating Engaging Screencasts]
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* [http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/a-bit-prep-work-better-videos/#.UUslHhe85GY A Bit of Prep Work = Better Videos]
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====Video Production Guides====
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Here are some video production guides created by Dave Keto:
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* [[Learning Guide:Field_Production_Basics|Field Production Basics]]
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* [[Learning Guide:Editing_Basics|Editing Basics]]
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* [[Learning Guide:Storytelling|Storytelling]]
  
 
===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use QR Codes.
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Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and using various screencasting applications.
* [http://cnettv.cnet.com/use-qr-codes/9742-1_53-50085349.html How To: Use QR Codes]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tSSsh-kAcQI How to script, record, & edit tutorial videos with Camtasia & Audacity]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJPBuWFEpeI Create QR-Code Business Cards for Free]
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* [http://www.techsmith.com/learn/jing/ Jing Learning Center]
 
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* [http://www.techsmith.com/learn/camtasia/7/ Camtasia Studio Learning Center]
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* [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id496697485?mt=8 TechSmith FastTrack (an iPad tutorial application showing how to use Camtasia)]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Screencasting]]
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[[Category:Camtasia]]
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[[Category:Jing]]
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[[Category:Learning_Guide]]

Latest revision as of 10:56, 21 March 2013

Screencasting

Release status: new

Description Screencasting is a capture of the video output of a computer. These are typically used to instruct others how to do something with a computer.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Version 1.1 (21 March, 2013)
Last Updated 21 March, 2013

Contents

[edit] Description

Screencasting is the capturing of a computer output to demonstrate a process or procedure. The screencast can be narrated with audio.

[edit] Essential Requirements

In order to capture a screencast, you will need computer with screen capture software.

[edit] Equipment

The only equipment needed is a computer.

[edit] Software

There are many different types for capturing screencasts. These vary in capability and price.

[edit] Learning resources information

[edit] Reading List

[edit] Key Web links

[edit] Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand screencasting.

[edit] Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using screencasting in a business environment.

[edit] Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using screencasting in a education environment.

[edit] iPad/iPhone Screencasting

Here are some methods for using your iPad or iPhone to screencast.

[edit] Screencast Storage

Here are different services for storing screencasts:

[edit] Scripting and Storyboarding

Here are different services for writing better scripts and storyboards:

[edit] Technical Tips

Here are some technical tips for improving your screencasts

[edit] Tips for Better Screencasts

It is one thing to make a screencast, it is another thing to do it well. These links provide tips for doing it well.

[edit] Video Production Guides

Here are some video production guides created by Dave Keto:

[edit] Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and using various screencasting applications.

[edit] References