Media Production

Instructional Media and Course Design Technology

Hardware recommendations:

Presentation Remote:

  • Logitech R400 Wireless presenter (~$60)

Webcam:

  • Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam (~$130)

USB Headset:

  • Logitech H360 USB Headset (~$40)

Document Camera:

  • Hovercam
  • Elmo MO-1 (~$500)

Video Camera:

  • Canon HFR700 - simple to use, external mic input, can record in .mp4 format (~$380)
  • GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition - has built-in screen (~$560)

Video Tripod:

Still Camera:

  • Canon EOS Rebel t5i w/ 18-135 lens (~$900)
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6s w/ 18-135 lens (~$1150)
  • Canon EOS 70D w/ 18-135 lens (~$1550)

USB Microphone:

  • Rode NT-USB (~$270)
  • Rode Podcaster (~$330)
  • Rode PS-A1 broadcast mic arm (~$125)
  • Shure MV51 USB (~$210)

Other:

  • Proscope Micro Mobile microscope for iPhone or iPad (~$200)
Software:

Screencasting:

  • Techsmith Camtasia Studio ($179 USD)

Course Development:

  • Articulate Storyline 2 ($1398 USD less 50% education discount)

User Guides
Audio R-09 digital audio recorder barebones user guide (pdf)
R-09 digital audio recorder user manual (pdf)
R-09HR digital audio recorder barebones user guide (pdf)
R-09HR digital audio recorder user manual (pdf)
Zoom H2 digital audio recorder user manual (pdf)
Zoom H4 digital audio recorder user manual (pdf)
Recording in-person and phone interviews with Zoom H2 (pdf)
Photography Canon S3 IS barebones user guide (pdf)
Video DVD camcorder barebones user guide (pdf) - discontinued
DVX100 camcorder barebones user guide (pdf)
JVC Everio HDD camcorder user guide (pdf) - discontinued
how to feed video from KLO theatre to displays in the pit (pdf)
using time code for video editing (pdf)
another guide to time code for video editing (pdf)
Canon HFR500 user manual (pdf)
basic video editing using ShotCut (word)
User guides for media production software installed on the computers in the ed tech centre can be found at http://L100.wikispaces.com