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Creating & Using Audio Visual Materials for D2L

Welcome to the Audio Visual Resource Guide! The purpose of this guide is to provide resources and information for creating and uploading videos to D2L. This guide is not a comprehensive list of all the available resources at LSC-Montgomery, but it is designed to assist faculty through the process and provide a starting point.

Equipment

Software

Camtasia - Recording and editing software for creating screencasts and tutorials. This program features drag-and-drop elements that easily edit videos and add custom animations and enhancing effects. This is a great program for beginner video editors.

 

Accessing Software:

Camtasia is available in the LSC-Montgomery Library's makerspace room. You can make a reservation through the MavericksMake guide. 


Tutorials

Key Resource: Camtasia for Mac Tutorials (Video Series)

Camtasia Tips and Tricks (Website) Camtasia Tips (Video)
Camtasia User's Guide (PDF) Camtasia Help File (PDF) 
Camtasia 3 for Mac Essential Training (Lynda.com) Camtasia 9 for Windows Essential Training (Lynda.com)
iMovie - User-friendly video editing software. iMovie is free for Mac and iOS users. It is a simple way to create impressive video clips, trailers, and more.

 

Accessing Software:

iMovie is available on iMac computers and devices with iOS operating systems.


Tutorials

Key Resource: iMovie for Beginners (Video)

iMovie Tutorial - Free Class (Video) iMovie Features (Website)
20 iMovie Tips and Tricks (Website)

iMovie Keyboard Shortcuts (PDF)

iMovie for iOS Essential Training (Lynda.com)  
Windows Movie Maker - User-friendly video editing software. Windows Movie Maker is free for Windows users. It is a simple way to create impressive video clips, trailers, and more.

 

Accessing Software:

Windows Movie Maker is available on PCs and devices with Windows operating systems. 

Note:  Windows 10 upgrade does not include Windows Movie Maker. When adding Windows Movie Maker to Windows 10, users have had limited success. In late 2017, Windows Story Remix will be released that will replace Windows Movie Maker.


Tutorials

Key Resource: Windows Essentials (Website)

Windows Essentials (Website)

Edit Movies in Movie Maker (Website)

Screencast-O-Matic - User-friendly screen capture online software. Screencast-O-Matic allows users to record on-screen activity with audio and upload it to YouTube or save as a file. It is a simple way to create impressive videos.

 

 

Accessing Software:

 

Screencast-O-Matic is an online screen capture software. This resource offers free and paid features.


 

Tutorials

Key Resource: How to Use Screencast-O-Matic (Website)

Animaker - Animaker is an online do-it-yourself (#DIY) animation video maker ​that brings studio quality presentations within everyone's reach. This resources includes features specifically designed to support the creation of video infographics.
PowToon PowToon is an online business presentation software tool that allows you to create free, cool, and awesome animated video explainers.
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Biteable - Biteable is an animation video maker that allows you to customize your videos for free.

 

Accessing Software:

Click the images above to link directly to the resources. Most of these resources offer free and paid features.


Tutorials


Animaker

Key Resource: (New) Animaker Tutorial : How to create Awesome videos using Animaker


PowToon

Key Resource: PowToon Video Tutorials (Video)

 

Biteable

Key Resource: How to Make a Video With Biteable (Video)

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Faculty Guides

Division Name Contact Expertise
BELS Lori Hughs lori.r.hughes@lonestar.edu

Audio/Video Equipment

Audio/Visual Software

D2L

BELS Roy Turner
roy.d.turner@lonestar.edu

Audio/Video Equipment

Audio/Visual Software

D2L

Online Teaching Strategies

BELS  Solange Cailet solange.d.cailet@lonestar.edu

YouTube Videos

D2L

Online Teaching Strategies

BELS Shuang Zhao shuang.zhao@lonestar.edu Audio/Video Equipment
TEAM  Jennifer Corso
jennifer.r.corso@lonestar.edu

Audio/Video Equipment 

Online Teaching Strategies
TEAM Kandi Henry Kandace.M.Henry@lonestar.edu

Audio/Video Equipment

Presentation Software

NASH Cynthia DeBord cynthia.r.debord@lonestar.edu

Audio/Video Equipment 

D2L

Online Teaching Strategies