Covid-19 has certainly changed the way we see the world and what our educational experience looks like. Much of our class time is now online. But with these new restrictions comes a new opportunity for creativity. You may find that your instructors are asking you to submit your assignments in a digital fashion. Our hope is to inspire you as you begin to plan your multimedia assignments. Below is a list of some of our favourite digital tools.
We have organized this list from easiest to techiest.
Did you know that PowerPoint can do more than make a slide show? This video tutorial shows you how you can transform your slides into a full video presentation.
This next one is a freemium screen recorder. What we mean by that is that the free version is basic and very functional, but to edit with this tool requires you to purchase a plan. Why do we like it? It’s pretty easy to use and it’s another option if you’re not a Powerpoint or Zoom fan.
Faculty, If you've tried the free version SOM and you like it, you can request the full version through TWIT.
Most people think that Zoom is only for meetings; however, it works well as a recording tool too with some handy features to boot.
You probably do have a camera. You probably use every day. Recording great quality video from a smartphone isn’t too difficult, but you may need to think re-think your setup.
When it comes to video editing, there are a few great (and free) options.