snagit t.i.m.e.

1. Objective

After completing this module, the professional learner will be able to:

  1. Create annotated screenshots
  2. Create video (with audio) recordings of their computer screen (screencasts)
  3. Organize screenshots and screencasts

Note: this module must be done using the Google Chrome browser.

2. Support

We would like you to accomplish the tasks listed below.  If you need support, please consider the following resources:

  1. Watching the video tutorial below
  2. Reading about or watching other tutorials on Snagit, click here
  3. Reading the Snagit for Chrome FAQ, click here
  4. Asking a colleague around you for assistance
  5. Asking one of the CBD trainers for assistance
3. Tasks
  1. Add the Snagit Chrome app and Snagit Chrome extension
  2. Capture your whole screen or part of your screen
    • Name your screen capture “Your Last Name_CBD_Picture”
    • Annotate your picture with an arrow, a rectangle or ellipse, and text
    • Share your picture with your colleagues (by email, Google Drive, or posting it in your LMS)
  3. Create a screencast describing the features/benefits of an educational website that you like
    • Name your screencast “Your Last Name_CBD_screencast”
    • Share your screencast with your colleagues (by email, Google Drive, or posting it in your LMS)
  4. Find the picture you captured and the screencast you made in your Google Drive “Techsmith” folder
    • Create a new folder within your “Techsmith” folder for your captured pictures and a new folder within your “Techsmith” folder for your screencasts

If you finish early, here are extension tasks to try:

  1. Share your captured pictures folder with at least one colleague and give them “can view” rights
    • What does it mean for a colleague to have “can view” rights to one of your Google Drive folders?
  2. Share your screencast folder with at least one colleague and give them “can edit” rights
    • What does it mean for a colleague to have “can edit” rights to one of your Google Drive folders?
  3. After exploring “can view” and “can edit”, create a screencast explaining the differences between the two in terms of folder access