Tag Archive: video

Mar 09

Vodburner

Vodburner is a free* Windows-based program that allows you to record Skype video calls.  The program features a built-in video editor that allows you to choose which video is displayed (“your side,” “their side,” or both sides) during playback and optionally add text, images and sound files to the video as well. *The free version lasts for …

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Dec 05

Projeqt

Projeqt

Projeqt is an innovative presentation tool that can be used for digital story telling.  Its ability to combine and structure dynamic content sources such as live RSS or Twitter feeds with photos, videos, audio and text from some of the most popular web services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud, Flickr, etc.) allows students to abandon …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/projeqt/

Aug 26

Knovio

knovio

Knovio is a site that essentially turns your PowerPoint presentation into a video presentation on the web. Simply upload your PowerPoint, start recording your webcam (or use your microphone if you only want audio), advance through the slides while you’re narrating, and press stop when you’re finished. You can then review your recording before saving …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/knovio/

Jun 27

Open Culture

Open Culture

Open Culture is a great resource for educational media.  The site manages a list of links to free audio books, online courses, movies and language lessons … all in one convenient place.  Their movie selection has links to more than 300 movies that are available online; Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/films/open-culture/

May 13

FaceFlow

FaceFlow

FaceFlow is a website that lets you have group video calling with up to four people.  Just sign up for a free account, and then send the URL it creates for you to people you want to connect with.  It’s that simple.  No downloads required! More than four people can be in the web conference, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/faceflow/

May 06

Aviary for Education

Aviary

Aviary is an impressive suite of online tools.  They have an image editor (Phoenix), a vector editor (Raven), and an audio editor (Myna) among other things.  Phoenix is comparable to Adobe Photoshop, Raven to InDesign and Myna to Garage Band or Audacity.  If you sign up for a free account, you will be able to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/aviary-for-education/

May 06

PBS Video

PBS

PBS has a selection of full-length episodes of its TV shows such as the American Experience, Made in Spain, the Ken Burns collection, and Black in Latin America on its website.  You can even grab the video’s embed code and embed it directly into your Blackboard site. Check it out here: http://video.pbs.org/

Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/films/pbs-video/

May 02

JayCut

JayCut

JayCut is a free, online video editor.  You can upload your own video (and image) files and optionally add transitions, text and audio.  Once you are finished working on your video project, you can download or publish it in a variety of ways and formats (e.g. .flv, .mp4 or .avi). This is a great tool …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/jaycut/

Apr 22

ViewPure

Ever wanted to show a YouTube video without any of the comments, suggestions or related videos that show up on the YouTube page?  ViewPure lets you do just that.  Simply paste in the URL of the YouTube video you want to show, press the “create” button, and ViewPure creates a new page with just your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://egarc.dept.ku.edu/blog/web-2-0/viewpure/

Apr 18

Present.me

Present.me

Present.me is a tool that lets you upload a PowerPoint file and record your webcam to go along with it.  This is an easy way to do personal capture (as opposed to lecture capture), and it’s free and saves to the “cloud.”  The basic account has ads, doesn’t have any privacy settings and is limited …

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