PlayPosit: Interactive Video

Backed by AT&T and Stanford’s startX, PlayPosit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities. Getting started with PlayPosit/Canvas. Converting Zaption tours into PlayPosit…

iMovie

What is it? iMovie is a video editing and publishing tool. You can also use it to record videos using your laptop’s webcam. Where do I get it? You can download iMovie from the Mac App Store for $14.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new…

Where can I get a camera?

In this modern age, we find ourselves in need of a cameraman with some regularity. Happily, we have a variety of options at our disposal: In your pocket. Almost all smart phones come with a pretty-to-good-to-really-quite-astonishingly-good camcorder built-in. Just, please… hold your phone sideways when you shoot your video! All-in-one. You can check out iPads…

How do I edit a video in Movie Maker?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into Movie Maker (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using)… Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them in order in your storyboard. If you’d like to have transitions…

How do I edit a video in iMovie?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into iMovie (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using), you need to create a new Project. Create the new movie project. Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them…

Where should I post videos for class?

Where you post a video depends on what you want to do with it. Wherever you post it, however, the same three steps will be common to all sites: choose the site, upload the video, share a link. What you should know… How to Post How to Share YouTube St. Mark’s is a “Google Apps…

How do I import a video into Movie Maker?

In general, you follow the same process to import video from a camcorder into iMovie, no matter what sort of camera you’re using. Make sure your camera is turned on and ready to download. Connect the camera to your computer with the appropriate USB (or Firewire) cable. Click Import in Movie Maker and follow your nose. When…

How do I import video into iMovie?

In general, you follow the same process to import video from a camcorder into iMovie, no matter what sort of camera you’re using. Make sure your camera is turned on and ready to download. Connect the camera to your computer with the appropriate USB (or Firewire) cable. Click Import in iMovie and follow your nose. However,…