What is it? Camtasia is screen recording and video editing software.
What does it do? Camtasia allows for the recording of any activity on your computer screen, with narration.
It allows for video editing and annotation of the screen recording as well as a host of other features.
Recommended use: Recording curricular presentations and tutorials.
How is it used in the curriculum? Faculty and staff record narrated videos for use as independent learning and asynchronous learning materials,
How is it used in the research community? This
could be used to record and edit instructions, processes or other tutorials.
How do you access this tool? LCOM provides a license for faculty and staff. Contact LCOM COMTS (link below) for
assistance with installation and licensing. You will be directed to an online download and provided a license key.
Where do I find more information and instructions?
Camtasia instructions link:
Camtasia Tip Sheet link
Email the EdTech Team
Submit a Footprints helpdesk ticket
We suggest reviewing several brief, 3 to 4 minute tutorial videos before starting your first project with Camtasia. We've listed the four we suggest but please feel free to
explore the dozens Camtasia has provided. As always, the EdTech team is here to assist you.
Camtasia - Learn the Basics: https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia.html
- Record, Edit, Share
- Video Editing Basics: Timeline
- Video Editing Basics: Canvas
- Editing Audio
- Export & Share
EdTech's Camtasia Tip Sheet Download (pdf)