Category Archives: screencasting

>Flipped classroom evaluations

>I just read my student evaluations for the fall 2010 classes.  This semester I taught General Physics II in the “flipped classroom” or “naked teaching” philosophy for the first time.  I felt the class went pretty well and the student … Continue reading

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>Grading with my voice

>A few people have asked me for some more detail about how I use screencasting to grade papers so I thought I’d post this. As a physics professor I don’t grade nearly as many writing assignments as my colleagues in … Continue reading

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>Jarnal (vs the Gimp) for screencasting

>I’ve been putting more thought and research into better ways to do my screencasts/lecture capture and I’ve stumbled onto Jarnal.  It’s a straight-forward whiteboard editor but it comes with some handy extra features (see below).  For screencasting it’s biggest downside … Continue reading

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>Teaching Naked

>It appears I didn’t try enough different search terms a year ago to look into resources for my new way of teaching.  I stumbled on this July article from the Chronicle of Higher Ed thanks to a tip from my … Continue reading

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>I’m now the proud owner of a Screencast.com Pro account.  Here’s one way I use it: http://www.screencast.com/inc/flash/ScreencastMediaRoll.swf

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>Screencasting in Sound and Music

>Next semester I’m teaching PHYS 1140 Physics of Sound and Music which is a course for non-science majors.  I plan to use the same organizational structure that I did in last year’s Modern Physics course.  I’m a little nervous about … Continue reading

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>My evaluations for this course

> VALUE Why did you take this course? (Check the most important one). NUM 1 Required course within my major/minor/program/certificate 4 2 Elective course counting toward my major/minor/program/certificate 0 3 Hamline Plan designation 0 4 General Elective course 0 AVG: … Continue reading

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>using jing for feedback

>I just had another example of how to use screencasting to aid in teaching. I had several students emailing me with problems they were having with various software projects and instead of emailing them back with written comments I simply … Continue reading

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>screencasting in modern physics wrap up

> The semester is just about over and I thought I’d post some of the lessons I’ve learned: Preparing material As I’ve posted before (here here, and here) I’m posting mini-lectures online ahead of time and requiring students to view … Continue reading

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