Recording a Presentation in Screencast-O-Matic for Students


Screencast-O-Matic can be used to record and narrate presentations by recording your computer screen. The free version allows for recordings up to 15 minutes. You can edit and save the recording to your desktop and then upload it to your Google Drive. Within Google Drive, you can change the sharing settings to create a sharable link that you can paste into your Canvas assignment submission. 


Step 1: Open Screencast-O-Matic and run the mic check to verify your mic is working properly. When you are ready, click Start Recording to record your presentation and narrate over it. 

Step 2: You can either make small edits to your video or you can save/publish your video

Step 3: Click Save as Video file when you are ready to save the video

Step 4: Name the video, change the save location and choose "Normal" for video quality" (this makes the video process faster).

Step 5: Click Browse folder to open the folder that has the video (you will need to upload this video to your Google Drive)

Step 6: Locate the video in your Google Drive and turn on Link Sharing and then Click "Sharing Settings"

Step 7: Click the Blue change button to change the who has access to view the file

Step 8: Change the Link Sharing setting to On- Anyone with the Link and click the Blue Save Button

Step 9: (Final step) Copy the link and paste it into your Canvas assignment submission

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Article ID: 102749
Tue 3/24/20 1:21 PM
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