Do-It-Yourself Video Station
The CTL Learning Commons offers a DIY Video Station for instructors interested in creating media to use in their courses, particularly as part of flipping their classroom. Instructors can use this Video Station to create a variety of types of media, including interactive videos, screencasts, and annotated media.
Where is the DIY Video Station and how do I reserve a time to use it?
The DIY Video Station is located in Butler Library Room 204 and can be reserved for up to 2 hours at a time. To reserve the DIY Video Station, please email a CTL Learning Designer with some dates and times that you are available to come in and a description of the media that you would like to create. If you are new to using the DIY Video Station, a CTL Learning Designer will join you for your first reservation.
What hardware and equipment is available at the DIY Video Station?
- Apple Mac Computer
- Microphones: lapel, headset or standing USB Condenser Microphone
- Wacom Pen Tablet and Stylus (tablet pen)
- HD Webcam
- Headphones or speakers for playback
What software is available at the DIY Video Station?
- Screen capture and editing: Camtasia or ScreenFlow
- Annotations and drawing tool: Autodesk Sketchbook
- Video Editing: iMovie, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere
- Audio recording & editing: Audacity
- Music creation: GarageBand
Contact us! You can find contact information for the CTL Learning Designer assigned to your school or department at http://ctl.columbia.edu/ctl-learning-designers.