one in your computer will be fine for this project. • Your slidecast must be hosted on a site that allows users to play it without having to download the file. • You will need to decide how you will create the slidecast from the following options. Please note the warnings. 5
account . • Create the slideshow in PPT or any other slideware program. • Upload to Knovio and use the recording feature to add voice- over narration. • Knovio allows you to record ONE slide at a time, a highly desirable feature. 6 PLUS Knovio will host the file. You just submit the URL to the bblearn drop box.
use the PPT recording feature to add voice-over narration, save as a movie file, and upload to a host site such as YouTube or Vimeo. • MAC users. PPT has a bug in it that will strip your audio out when saving as a movie file. So, you can’t use it. There is no solution to-date. 7
screen capture tool creates a screencast, but if you position the capture feature over your slideshow it, so you can advance the slides as you record, it will preserve any animations and work the same as a slidecast. • You will need to use a screencapture tool for projects 3 and 4, so it may be a good option to use for the slidecast, particularly, if you want to preserve animations. I recommend using Screencast-O-Matic or Jing. • See tools and resources for more information. 9
mov, etc.). • Here’s why. You are practicing how to create and share these types of files as they are shared in workplace settings. • So, if you choose to create a video file on your computer, be certain it is uploaded to a host site and will play without a user needing to download the file. 10
the slidecast script first and then design the slides. • Some prefer to do the slides first and then write the script. • Still others create the slides and write the script at the same time. Do the process that works best for you. 11
6 slides for 3 MINUTE Slidecast at 30 seconds per slide: Slide 1: Introduction Slides 2-5: Body Slide 6: Conclusion Slide 7: Bibliography (not narrated) But more slides than six is fine. Just try to stay within the 3 minute time frame.
idea of what you will be presenting in the slidecast. Whether you chose option 1 or 2 for the slidecast, it's a good idea create an engaging opening. Introduction: here is one way to introduce the slidecast (there are other choices you could make).
have to be elaborate. It requires only a handful of users to determine if your product is meeting the five quality components users need. I’ll explain each of these components one at a time in the slides that follow. You may need only one signpost, but decide how many you need based on what you are saying and how many slides you end up creating.
here to read but listen to you and be engaged visually with the material. Remember, the lectures in this course are slidedocs, and meant to be read. You are creating a slidecast video presentation, so design the slides for maximum visual interest.