Hi,I have a 'babysitting' class of our year 10 social studies class once a week in the computer room. I can give them whatever work I choose during this time, and I thought it would be fun for them to email students from somewhere other than New Zealand. Any suggestions? They could be pen-pals from many countries, or just one class ferom somewhere. Also, any online social studies ideas? We did making power-points about countries of the world last term, and a google earth scavenger hunt…See More
"If you have access to server space (like a personal or school website), you can upload the .swf file and then send the link out (so your link might look something like www.[example].org/magazine_wiki_intro.swf). This is the solution I use with Jing…"
"There is another screen recording tool called DemoCreator. You can publish the video as AVI and SWF with it. Besides, it is with powerful editing features. It is really helpful for me to make great software tutorials."
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Thank you all for your replies - very helpful. I do like jing, and will definitely keep using it, and will probably train my class to follow my links to screencast.com, and also try one of the alternatives mentioned for…"
"One more bit about TipCam. As Chris points out the files don't work so well with YouTube. I'd forgotten about that. I usually upload my files to blip.tv. The flv files created by TipCam go directly up on Blip with no transcoding needed.…"
I work for TechSmith and wanted to answer some of your questions. First of all, you're right, converting those SWFs is not easy. When Jing was first released, it could only produce SWFs. It's a simple way to make a screencast,…"
With your work in Computer Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording conducted by Nellie Deutsch on Technology Integration.