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“whiteboard screencasting” and “lecture capture” apps: please enter your choices and suggestions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on October 24, 2013

Greg Jorgensen emailed us with his new darling:

Explain Everything –

and raises a very good question:

What do we know and how do we organize our tools and apps for whiteboard screencasting and lecture capture?



Greg’s choice of the day is atop of a list from the Ed Tech/y and Mobile Learning web site:

next on that top-6-list are


Show Me

Educreations Interactive Whiteboard

Doodlecast Pro


Doceri ( is a very promissing app, which Bob Lessinger was pushing to be installed on campuos computers (being free), but it is ONLY iPAD-bound (not even iPHone or iTouch)
In addition to Doceri: Stage : Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera and Splashtop Whiteboard per: 3 Apps to Turn Your iPad into Interactive Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a neat table about the compatibility (iOS and Android) for several of these apps:

Here is another good resource from Alaska. The screencasting apps reviewed are the same as above, but other good sources regarding a pedagogy involving the technology.

A broader approach to this issue (Presentation & Screencasting Apps) on Pinterest:

More apps and possibilities, as well as “how-to” directions here:

Here is an useful blog entry, comparing  ExlpainEverything with Educreation —

More apps:

Lecturnity ( )


a lengthy review is available here:

4 Responses to ““whiteboard screencasting” and “lecture capture” apps: please enter your choices and suggestions”

  1.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    Tweet from @Damien Oh: Create Screencast Videos With Ease Using Kazam –

    Make better screencasts:

    Screencasts – what we need to know about users:

    Google free screencasting by using Hangout (very similar to using Adobe Connect):

  2.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    From: Lynda Milne []
    Sent: Friday, March 28, 2014 12:33 PM
    To: Technology Mailing List
    Subject: [technology] Lecture capture responses

    As promised, here’s the compilation of responses from my question a couple weeks ago about the use of lecture capture technologies. The variety of approaches and tools used is interesting. You may wish to contact individual contributors directly or send additional comments and questions to this listserv by sending an email to

    Thanks to everyone who contributed. There are plenty of really helpful ideas here for everyone.

    Lynda Milne
    Minnesota State Colleges & Universities

  3.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:


    Records student work; video capture
    Share on multiple platforms: send as an email, replay, tweet
    Check for understanding, portfolio piece

  4.   Plamen Miltenoff Says:

    Android apps for screencast and tutorials

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