YouTube around BC (SFU and TRU cases)

Several professors and instructors have used youtube to share lessons. The EdMedia team has provided some coaching and support but mostly these were done independently by the instructors.

YouTube profiles

Tony Bell (TRU)

  • First videos 2010
  • 29,267 subscribers
  • 4,706,135 views
  • 5-15 minutes

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Scott Venners – Health Sciences (SFU)

  • First videos 2013
  • 30 videos produced
  • 5-30 minutes

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Steve Marshall – English (SFU)

  • First video 2014
  • 56 videos produced
  • “5 minute rule”

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Kevin Lam – Biological Sciences (SFU)

  • First video 2016
  • 30 videos produced
  • 20-90 minutes

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Jamie Mulholland – Mathematics (SFU)

  • First video 2014
  • 200 videos produced
  • 5-20 minutes

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Some characteristics

  • Most have used screen capture, to record visuals generated in other applications (Photoshop, Powerpoint, Drawing applications etc)
  • Demos are another mode videos are used, while only one has chosen to put themselves in front of the camera

Some results

  • All profs cite the learning curve of video production as the most time consuming aspect.
  • AUDIO IS KEY Good audio makes good video.