In a “pilot” program, we used Camtasia to record several sessions at the 2009 AMATYC Conference in Las Vegas. Several of these recordings are now available on the AMATYC 2009 Conference Proceedings Website.
In particular, you might want to check out my live presentation “Best of the Educational Technology Freebies” … at least, you can check out the first 24 minutes of it (before my spectacular graphics-overload-induced red-screen-of-death computer crash). The live presentation starts approximately 1 minute into the video.
There is a Part II (audio with a few PowerPoint slides – all my computer was capable after burning up the graphics capability temporarily), but I guess they haven’t put it up yet. Update: Part II is now also available here. Incidentally, this incident sealed the deal on my getting a new tablet PC (I was running with the memory capacity and hard drive maxed on the old one).
Word to the wise: You should not attempt to simultaneously record new audio narrative for a Camtasia video project running in the background, while running that video in a player on the notebook and projecting to a screen. Sure, it works for 5 minutes, but will it work for 60? [no, unless you have a really powerful computer and graphics card]
The easy way to find all the recorded videos from the 2009 AMATYC Conference is to search the Conference Proceedings website (Ctrl-F for find) for the word “flash” (as in Flash video).
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