Inciting the development of engaging screencasts in teaching ECDIS

S. Bauk, R. Radlinger

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This paper is intended to motivate teachers of maritime schools and colleges to create interesting and engaging screencasts for teaching students (future seafarers) ECDIS basis, by using Camtasia Studio program. It is a multi-media, user-friendly environment, providing the customers with the variety of possibilities for editing PowerPoint presentations with the introduction of audio, video and different animations, in order to make teaching/learning content more interesting and to point out the most important issues. This complex applied software allows PC screen video capturing, and adding of audio and numerous animated effects to it, as well. Even though the Camtasia Studio possesses a broad palette of advanced features for recording and editing of "lively" and edifying screencasts, in this article only brief descriptions of "reviving" classical PowerPoint presentations, taking the screen captures, and their editing, shall be presented. Several examples will be given, while the Transas demo ECDIS platform will be used as the base for screenshots.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMarine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation
Subtitle of host publicationAdvances in Marine Navigation
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781138001060
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMarine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation: Advances in Marine Navigation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ocean Engineering


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