lecture Capture tools

Lecture capture is a great way to move content delivery outside of class time, allowing more opportunity in class for activity, application, and discussion. Record your lectures with one of the tools recommended here and post them to your course management system, blog, or website.

Screencastify is a Chrome-based extension that allows you to record a video of your browser, desktop, or web cam while talking over it. All recordings will be saved to Google Drive.

To install Screencastify on your Chrome browser, go to https://www.screencastify.com/.

Instructions on how to use Screencastify are found here.

Loom allows you to record your camera, microphone, and desktop simultaneously. Your video is saved to the Loom cloud and instantly available to share anywhere

To install Loom on your computer, go to https://www.loom.com/.

Instructions on how to use Loom are found here.

In addition to synchronous meetings, Google Meet can be used to record your lecture. The recording will be automatically saved to Google Drive.

You can access Google Meet via https://meet.google.com/ and Sign in (located at the top right of the screen).

Instructions on how to record your Google Meet can be found here.

FlipGrid is commonly used for asynchronous video discussions, whereby a faculty creates a topic and students can reply via video. However, it can also be used for faculty to record micro-lectures (up to 5 minutes), and students can reply.

You can access FlipGrid via https://info.flipgrid.com/ and click on Educator Signup (located at the top right of the screen).

Instructions on how to get started with FlipGrid can be found here.

In addition to synchronous meetings, Zoom can also be used to record lectures that can be shared with your students. The recording can be saved to your computer or to the Zoom cloud.

You can access Zoom via https://apu.zoom.us/. Click Sign in.

Instructions on how to get started on Zoom can be found here.