1. Creating Sharable Sakai Screencasts for Your Institution Amy Neymeyr, Carol Rhodes Indiana UniversityUniversity Information Technology Services 2. Screencasts, Oncourse CL and IU How do screencasts fit into our online support offerings? 3. How We Distribute Screencasts 1 2 4. How Users Find Screencasts 2007 2008 5. Screencasts: The Good 6. Screencasts: The Bad Branding Size 7. New Directions: What We Needed to Do Screencast Requirements: Sharable with editable by Sakai Partners What Technologies? What is accessible by many? What will allow us to update easily? Generic Sakai content only Able to be played on portable devices Exchangeable audio and other assets Accessible 8. How We Responded Experimentation withPowerPoint Using Sakai-only Content http:www.indiana.edu~edclassSakai08WeightedCategory_PercentCSR.ppt http:www.indiana.edu~edclassSakai08Regular_PowerPoint_Messages_Tool_POC.ppt http:www.indiana.edu~edclassSakai08csrMergeSiteContent_1_.ppt Pros: Most have PowerPoint Screen snaps in grayscale can reflect most Sakai environments Master pages enable swappable content Imported audio is exchangeable Accessible Wondershare or other conversion software converts to MP4 Cons: Timeline is difficult to manage No savings in development time compared to Captivate 9. How We Responded Experimentation withCaptivate Using Sakai-only Content http:www.indiana.edu~ittrainoncoursefeature_demosqs_gdbook_change_grade_type.htm Demonstration of customizing skins Pros: More focused, Sakai-only content mostly reflects various Sakai environments Library objects enable swappable content Imported audio is also exchangeable ByteScout SWF to Videoconversion software converts to mp4 Cons: Captivate does not record in Grayscale Editing requires investment in Captivate SWFs are not accessible, necessitating scripts. Example:http:www.indiana.edu~edclassSakai08gdbook_change_grade_type.doc 10. Your Turn What do our Sakai partners need? Your input Questions?