How to Create a Mini Self Intro Video

TLT Group Teaching Online for Beginners (TOL4B) Using Screencast-O-Matic

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How to Create a Mini Self Intro Video
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Create a script. The one above is about 30 seconds in length. http://tlt.gs/TOL4BSelfIntroScript

Create a script. The one above is about 30 seconds in length. tlt.gs/TOL4BSelfIntroScript

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i.e. an image of yourself and  one representing your college or discipline

i.e. an image of yourself and one representing your college or discipline

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Add your photos to a new PowerPoint file or other presentation software. Save your file.

Add your photos to a new PowerPoint file or other presentation software. Save your file.

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Go to the Screencast-O-Matic site and login, http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/

Go to the Screencast-O-Matic site and login, www.screencast-o-matic.com/

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Open your PowerPoint presentation

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Click on "Start Recording." Your computer will prompt you to allow the program to run.

Click on "Start Recording." Your computer will prompt you to allow the program to run.

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Click and drag the dotted line box to fit the viewing area you want displayed; resize by clicking and dragging the corners.

Click and drag the dotted line box to fit the viewing area you want displayed; resize by clicking and dragging the corners.

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First check to be sure the correct mic is selected. Second check the audio quality.

First check to be sure the correct mic is selected. Second check the audio quality.

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Click play. Wait for countdown. Start recording.  Remember to advance your slides. Click "Done." Title your recording. Upload to YouTube.

Click play. Wait for countdown. Start recording. Remember to advance your slides. Click "Done." Title your recording. Upload to YouTube.

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Hopefully this is enough to get you started. I will be available at 1:30 PM ET to answer questions about these steps.  Session starts at 2:00 tlt.gs/TOL4BFriday.

Hopefully this is enough to get you started. I will be available at 1:30 PM ET to answer questions about these steps. Session starts at 2:00 tlt.gs/TOL4BFriday.

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