How to Stop Videos from Automatically Playing in Your Browser

When I go to a website such as CNN and a video starts playing automatically when I click on a link to a story, it drives me crazy. I’ve just found out how to stop that. Install the Chrome extension Disable HTML5 Autoplay. I installed it, and it does work.

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New Camtasia

TechSmith has announced its latest versions of Camtasia, 9 for Windows machines and 3 for Macs. Most of the improvements seem to be for recording and editing video.

Tips for Creating Instructional Videos

I haven’t checked them out, but I think this article has some good resources. My main piece of advice for teachers who want to create videos for their classes is – Make you videos no more than five minutes long. Everyone hates having to watch long instructional videos. If you want to produce a video of an hour lecture, first decide you you can summarize it; then, break it up into several short videos.