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Back Best Practices for Long Recordings

Short Segments and Test the Machine

When you just have to record the whole class or a very long presentation, here are a few best practices.

  1. Record in 10 minutes or less “chunks/segments”: This is better for the learner because it makes more efficient use of working memory.

    1. Stop the recording at breaks: If recording a whole class session, this may be impractical. Alternatively, stop the recording at breaks in the class session and upload that segment to your My Media, rather than pausing the recording or recording the break.

  2. Make a test video: When using a computer for the first time, make a test video of a few minutes. This will assure you that the setup on that machine is working as it should and familiarize you with any unique issues that may be apparent, even if unlikely.