History and Computing Workshop: Screencasting and Teaching


On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, we held another “History and Computing” workshop in the Department of History at York University. This is a series of practical workshops on the use of digital technologies in historical scholarship and teaching. Alongside my colleague, Carolyn Podruchny, we led presentations on our respective experiences using screencasting software in our teaching. Carolyn has been teaching a blended online course that uses screencast lectures with in-class seminars. I have been posting screencast preview videos for my Canadian history survey course.

You can watch both our presentations as screencasts below:

Here are the links to resources that we discussed in the presentations:

Camtasia Relay at York

Camstudio

Open Broadcaster Software

ScreenFlow

Flipped Classroom

 

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