Screencasts and Videos in Science Education

Picture1This article discusses screencasts and videos in education, with examples relevant to science education. After summarising some principles of good practice, several areas are discussed:

  1. Development of lecture preparation videos incorporating interactivity.
  2. Developing videos for flipped lectures.
  3. Using screencasts for worked examples.
  4. Using videos for laboratory preparation. Different methods of creating screencasts (Articulate, Camtasia, Tablet PC, video camera) are outlined.

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[Presented to the DIT College of Sciences and Health Teaching & Learning session, Dec 2013]Ā