University of Wisconsin–Madison

Do It Yourself Media Production

Using standard tools, instructors can produce effective instructional course content both at the office and home.

Narrated Presentation

Narrated Presentation

Narrated presentations are easy to create and update. Recording annotations on slides is also possible.

Webcam and Screen Capture Mix

Webcam and screen capture includes video of you and your computer screen or other window.

Split screen

Interview

An interview could be a split-screen conversation, gallery view, or alternate full screen between participants.

Digital Annotation

Tablet Annotation

Annotations can appear over most applications and windows to visually call out information and show your process.

For basic production needs, instructors can conveniently produce instructional video and audio in their office and home

  • Review our recommendations for creating effective instructional videos.
  • Learn best practices for setting up, recording your presentation, editing and publishing your video, and other technical considerations.
  • Get advice on the tools you will need to produce your own videos.
  • Borrow a portable media kit, complete with an HD webcam, microphone, and ring light.