A screencast is a digital video recording of what’s happening on the teacher's computer monitor, usually containing audio narration. Common examples of screencasts are: tutorials, training videos, video lessons and recorded presentations. Screen casting is one of the most useful tools to use for digital storytelling.

Watch the below example to get a better understanding of the concept screen casting


Features of a screencast

Tips to use screen casting in teaching and learning

  • Deliver attractive audio-visual learning resources to learners

  • Provide audio-visual feedback to learners

Get into action

Consult this tutorial on how to start creating your own screencasts using the tool Active Presenter. Other useful tools for screen casting are: ScreenastOmatic, Screenrec and Loom.


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