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Tips for Recording Educational Videos

Educators around the world are transiting to teaching online. Many schools are training & tasking their teachers to create educational videos, which they can use to facilitate online teaching during this period when our schools are still closed. This post will suggest 8 tips for creating educational videos.

Principles of Storyboarding for e-Learning design: A digital story

I have just finished a coursera online MOOC on Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling. I have decided to write a series of blog posts to share my lessons learned, experience and finished story of the course. You may want to read earlier posts before going ahead with this.

1. Digital Storytelling: Introductory Post

2. My Digital Story: Topic, Script and Storyboard

3. My Digital Story: Gathering and Creating Image and Video Resources

4. Audio Narration and Background Music in Digital Storytelling


Title of Digital Story: Principles of Storyboarding.

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I began my work in Microsoft PowerPoint and finished it in WeVideo. I added transitions and time delays depending on a close approximate of the narration per slide and frame. I saved the PowerPoint as a movie file (without any audios) and imported the video to WeVideo site after creating a free account. I imported my audio narration and music track and aligned them to the right sections of the video. I exported the final video in WeVideo.Read More »Principles of Storyboarding for e-Learning design: A digital story

My Digital Story: Gathering and Creating Image and Video Resources

I have just finished a coursera online MOOC on Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling. I have decided to write a series of blog posts to share my lessons learned, experience and finished story of the course. You may want to read earlier posts before going ahead with this.

1. Digital Storytelling: Introductory Post

2. My Digital Story: Topic, Script and Storyboard


In the creation of digital stories, it is important to write a good script, and also draw up a good storyboard for your story. Once that is done, the next thing is to gather all resources you intend to use, like images and videos. You will need to look for suitable images and videos or create your own, for your story. There are quite a lot of things surrounding copyright issues and how to get free images on the Web and I fell victim of this in my early days of blogging, however I would not go into the details of how to get free images for blogs and stories in this post.Read More »My Digital Story: Gathering and Creating Image and Video Resources