Screencasting- Ecademy

Once you have learned about Screencasting from the links on the left, you can follow these step by step instructions on how to create a screencast.

  1. Prepare for your Screencast by opening up the Google Presentation, Power Point Presentation or Website that you are going to narrate.
  2. Open Up Screencastomatic from the Web (Screencastomatic.com) or if you downloaded the program on your computer - open up Screencastomatic.
  3. Check the level of the audio by looking at the bar on the bottom of the dashed line outlining your Screencast.
  4. Click on the red circle - Record Button.
  5. After the 3-2-1 countdown begin recording your screencast.
  6. If you need to pause your recording, click on the pause button.
  7. When you are finished click Done.
  8. FIRST - Click on publish the video File
  9. Click on the bottom where it says SAVE VIDEO
  10. Name your video and choose the location of where you would like it saved, click Save.
  11. You should see a progress bar of your video being saved.
  12. Click on the BACK button on the top right.
Choose where you would like to save your video - YouTube or Google Drive.

YouTube
  1. Next, click on Publish to YouTube
  2. Add a title and description for your video.
  3. Choose if you would like the privacy to be Public or Unlisted.
  4. Under YouTube Account - if you have not signed in you may need to sign in using your Edina Apps Account.  (you may need to do this twice).
  5. Sign in with the email address: yourusername@apps.edina.k12.mn.us
  6. If it takes you back to our Moodle sign in, sign in again.
  7. Once your YouTube account is associated with Screencastomatic you can click on Upload to YouTube
  8. You should see a progress bar updating on your upload.
  9. When it is finished it will give you a Link to your YouTube Screencast.
  10. You can copy and past that URL in an email to share with others.
  11. You can also embed this screencast in your Google Site.
    • With the URL copied go to your Google Site
    • Click on the page you would like to put your screencast on
    • Click on the Pencil in the top right corner
    • Put your cursor where you want the video to go
    • Click on Insert>YouTube
    • Paste the link in the wizard that appears
    • Click Save
Google Drive
  1. Once you have your video file saved into the drive that you chose to save it to, you can go to the Edina Home Page and click on Staff>Moodle/Edina Apps
  2. Sign in using your Username and Password
  3. Click on Drive
  4. Click on the red button that has a box with an arrow in it to the right of the red Create Button.
  5. Select Upload File
  6. Browse to find the Screencast file
  7. Click Upload
  8. Once the video has been uploaded to your Google Drive, click on the video name
  9. Click on the Blue SHARE button in the top right
  10. You can invite specific people to this video or you can click on the blue Change button.
  11. Choose Anyone with the Link can view this video.
  12. Click Save
  13. On the top of this next while box, you will see a URL to the video
  14. Copy the URL
  15. Click Done
  16. You can paste this URL into an email to share your video with others.
  17. You can also embed this screencast in your Google Site.
    • Navigate to your Google Site
    • Click on the page you would like to put your screencast on
    • Click on the Pencil in the top right corner
    • Put your cursor where you want the video to go
    • Click on Insert>Drive>Video
    • Search for your video by name if it does not show up in the pop up box
    • Click on your video> Click Select
    • Click Save