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We recently had the pleasure of sitting down for a conversation with Michelle McAllaster at the Academic Technologies video studio in the Learning Innovation Center.
Check out this 3-minute video to learn more about Michelle's project and her experience creating media.
OSU Chemistry Senior Research Associate Jie Zhang uses the Lightboard to create weekly review videos that supplement classroom instruction. Jie adds some contextual content to the demonstration by superimposing PPT slides on the Lightboard video in real-time while recording.
This is an edited sample from a video lecture Alan created in our Flex Studio using the presentation podium and document camera - a near identical setup to what you'll find in OSU classrooms.
Alan says he's received nothing but positive feedback from his students, sharing that they appreciate the time and effort he puts into the videos and how well-made they are. Students have even said they're taking screenshot images from the videos to help further reinforce their understanding.
This is an edited sample from a How-To video John created using our audio booth to record the Voiceover. For this project, John used his personally licensed Camtasia editing software, adding the Voiceover recording to a blank project then layering in the video screen recordings one at a time. After each screen recording, John edited it for timing with the voice and then added in any special effects, like zoom in/out and highlighting.
This example represents how our studios can be used by more advanced users to create high-quality master recording files that can then be used in more complex media production processes.
This is an edited sample from a 2-camera demonstration video Emily created as a student study aid. Using the installed overhead camera in our one-touch Flex Studio, Emily was able to self-produce this dynamic video showing two different angles on how to wrap an ankle.
Emily was really excited to be able to bring her idea to reality and we are thrilled to have participated in her success.
This is an edited sample from a video interview Richard recorded using our Video Booth. Using our built-in camera & microphone, one-touch recording controls and comfortable studio furniture, Richard was easily able record his video interview.
Richard added the text and graphics later, after the recording session using video editing software.
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