Media Production

Instructional Media and Course Design Technology

Hardware recommendations:

Presentation Remote:

  • Logitech R400 Wireless presenter (~$60)

Webcam:

  • Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam (~$100)

USB Headset:

  • Logitech H390 USB Headset (~$60)

Document Camera:

  • Epson DC-07 (~$270)
  • Elmo MX-1 (~$500)

Video Camera:

  • Canon HFR800 - simple to use, external mic input, can record in .mp4 format (~$340)

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 ($214 CAD)

Course Development:

  • Articulate 360 ($499/yr USD education subscription)

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
Video
DVX100 camcorder barebones user guide (pdf)
         
how to feed video from KLO theatre to displays in the pit (pdf)
           
Canon HFR500 user manual (pdf)
basic video editing using ShotCut (word)