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.
A blog from Kaltura about why instructors should do video introductions.
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.
PlayPosit is a Chrome and we-based app that lets teachers add interactive elements such as questions to streaming video sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. There are both free and paid versions of it.
I watched a webinar today from Atomic Learning, a company that produces training videos that can be linked to from Blackboard. The product is a Blackboard plug-in, and creating links to the videos is extremely easy. They currently have videos on 250 topics. An individual license is $99 per year. They offer institutional licenses, but the prices for them are not on the website. All videos are no more than three minutes long. I watched one on the website, and it was good.