Camtasia is an all-in-one screen recorder and video editor for both Windows and Mac users. Camtasia offers a variety of features, including:
- Recording your computer screen, with or without audio
- Editing your videos on the timeline
- Annotating your videos with call-outs and/or interactivity such as quizzes and hotspots.
You can enrol on our self-paced online Camtasia training here:
HUMEL0227 Using Camtasia in Your Teaching.
You can request a Camtasia licence by visiting our Camtasia Hub.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Training
Collaborate Ultra is built in to every Blackboard course and community, and – as it opens in your browser – there’s nothing to install. You can use Collaborate Ultra to pre-record your lectures in bite-size chunks, or to interact live with your students via audio, webcam, screen sharing and/or text chat. You can add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact.
You can sign up for Collaborate training here:
HUMEL0187 Teaching and Supporting Students Online with Blackboard Collaborate
Visit our Collaborate Hub to find out more.
VoiceThread is an aysnchronous, collaborative, multimedia slideshow that can include text, images, documents, audio and video, and allows you and your students to navigate slides and leave comments in several ways – using audio, video, or text.. VoiceThreads can be created by staff or students, and be graded or un-graded.
You can sign up for VoiceThread training here:
HUMEL0188 VoiceThread Online
Visit our VoiceThread Hub to find out more.
Adobe CC Express Training (formerly Spark)
With Adobe CC Express, you can create beautiful professional-looking teaching resources. You can publish web pages and distribute them with a single link or embed them directly into your Blackboard course. You can also share your content with others to collaborate on projects within your teaching teams.
You can sign up for Adobe CC Express Training here:
HUMEL0196 Getting Started with Adobe CC Express
Other Training and Courses
If you are interested in finding out more about teaching online you might find these free courses an interesting and useful resource:
- Creating Online Resources for Blended Learning and Course FAQs by Becki Bennett
- Take your Teaching Online, Open University course
- How to Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students, FutureLearn MOOC