Screencasting with Screencast-o-Matic – a superb tool for making classroom videos

Submitted by Fiona Beal My favourite screencasting tool, right now, is Screencast-O-Matic. Screencast-O-matic is a free, online tool to use if you want to quickly show someone how to do something on the computer. It easily creates a video of what you are doing and saying. These videos are called screencasts. If you want to create good screencasts without the hassle of downloading and installing any application on your computer then Screencast-O-Matic is the best available tool for the purpose. Screenca...

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30 days of webtools: #20 Use Screencast-o-matic to make superb screencasts

Screencasting is an amazing programme to use if you want to quickly show someone how to do something on the computer. It easily creates a video of what you are doing and saying. These are called screencasts. If you want to create good screencasts without the hassle of downloading and installing any application on your computer then Screencast-O-Matic is the best available tool for the purpose. Other screencasting applications I started off using Jing, until I discovered ScreenR. I have written a blo...

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Why not use Screencast-o-matic to create instructions for technology lessons?

I love Screencasting as a teaching tool. Up to now I have tried Jing, and even paid for Jing pro. Then I heard about Screenr and tried that. It seemed to me that Screenr did what Jing Pro does. Today the thought came to me that I should try Screencast-o- matic. (http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/) The site tells me that it is the original Screencast programme. That’s interesting! There is a demo video to watch. I must say, after watching it there seem to be some very nice features in Sceencast-o-mat...

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