Fab Find: Screencast-O-Matic - Screen Recorder

Screencast-O-Matic is a free online screen recorder that allows you to easily record up to 15 minutes of video.  Screencast-O-Matic provides a simple option to record short instructional videos. Create a free account to take advantage of additional features.

Simply click the Start Recording button to open the screen recorder.  Adjust the microphone and frame settings, start web camera when applicable then select the record button.  Pause the recording and restart as needed.  Choose Done when recording is complete and Publish to Screencast-O-Matic, You Tube, or a Video File

The recording feature includes a nice built-in cursor effect.

Create an account to upload multiple recordings to Screencast-O-Matic, share using a customized link or create channels to organize and share your videos.  Download and install the application on your computer to use offline.

Helpful Resource:
Integration Ideas:
  • Record a video that reviews a difficult concept and post on class website for anytime, anywhere access.
  • Allow students to record a How To segment to share with their peers.
  • Flip any lesson by posting the video for students to watch in preparation for class activity.
  • Administrators can flip a faculty meeting by recording important information for faculty to view prior to a meeting.