ScreencastOMatic

University licensed screen recorder tool for staff

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Screencast-O-Matic is a University licensed screen recorder tool available to all TU Dublin staff. It easily captures all movement on your screen making it simple for you to create content for online delivery, pre-record lectures, make instructional videos, provide student feedback and much more.

It includes features such as webcam feed, speech-to-text captioning, blurring of sensitive information, background music, cutting and inserting sections, adding arrows, text, images and sound effects.

You can easily share your videos through Brightspace and Moodle or through the Screencast-O-Matic website.

While Screencast-O-Matic is great for prerecording lectures, there are lots of other types of videos you might consider making such as:

  • Introducing Yourself and/or Course Content                             
  • Instructional 'How To' Videos                                                   
  • Instructor Made Videos to Generate Discussion                       
  • Provide Student/Group Feedback                                             
  • Demonstrate Problems & Solutions                                         
  • Give Assignment Tips                                                               
  • Explain Course Terminology                                       
  • Information Videos that free up 'In Time' class

 

Screencast-O-Matic has created a host of excellent, easy to follow, short online tutorials.

So if you want to know the basics or even get creative, learn all about capturing, editing, managing and sharing your recordings www.screencast-o-matic.com/tutorials

All TU Dublin staff can avail of an institutional Premiere license.

There are 2 steps to gaining complete access to the tool. 

  1. Simply open a web browser and type screencast-o-matic.com/tudublin. You will be brought to the TU Dublin single sign on page. Just sign in with your TU Dublin email and password and get instant access to a license.
  2. View how to easily download the Screencast-O-Matic App (Software) on your chosen device. You will need the App for accessing the complete editing, managing and sharing functionalities of the tool.  

If you are having a technical issue contact the Screencast-O-Matic visit their Support Desk 

Check the training calendar for demonstrations and workshops around different functions of Screencast-O-Matic

If you would like some one2one help contact the Digital Skills Coaches here

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