Today, instructors and students can record video easily from a webcam or mobile device, providing an array of ways to humanize online learning.
tips for recording
Over time, it won't feel so weird to talk to your webcam.
A background can be a great way to convey a sense of who you are, but may also share more than you'd like.
USE FRONTAL LIGHT
get a good microphone
KEEP IT BRIEF
Where is your light source? Record so your face is illuminated.
Buy a USB microphone and test your sound before recording.
Don't try to be perfect. Mistakes simply make you more human.
Aim for 5 minutes max. Identify your goals before you record.
BE AWARE OF WHAT'S BEHIND YOU
IT GETS BETTER!
BY MICHELLE PACANSKY-BROCK BROCANSKY.COM