Tag Archives: Screencast

Screencast: Changing Your Front page Layout and Theme in OpenScholar Beta 14.

We recently updated OpenScholar to Beta version 14. With this change comes a few feature changes we’ll discuss in this screencast. This screencast will show you how to change the front page layout using the Layout feature and not the Front feature and how to change your theme and the relationship between the theme and the layout and how your layout widgets get affected when you change your theme.

Lecture Capture Software and Branch Quizzing: What’s Available for Flipping the Classroom?

A new trend in educational technology is the idea of “flipping the classroom”. Flipping the classroom is when an instructor prepares a lecture and has the students watch it before they come to class, which in turn the students are prepared to discuss the concept or class time is used to demonstrate a principle or answer questions about the content they were introduced to in the lecture. If you are interested in flipping your classroom or just want to record lectures for your students to use as study aids, how does one get started in lecture capture and what tools are available? Continue reading

Screencast: Brief Introduction to the Browser Extension Zotero

This screencast gives a brief introduction to the browser extension Zotero. Zotero can be used on Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and there are even standalone versions you can install on the desktop. This screencast demonstrates how to pull bibliographic data into your Zotero libraries and collections.