Camtasia Defends the Universe (Kind of…Mostly This is About a Music Video)

At its core, the much-loved video game Defender is a simple story: a lone fighter stands between his people and endless waves of invading enemies in a blaze of 8-bit glory. It’s something we can all relate to. But Rich Malley decided to take the Defender story one step further. He devoted hours of his time to pushing Camtasia for Mac to its limits by creating a music video about the game. Who is Rich Malley? When he’s not editing music videos with Camtasia, Rich run his own business Continue reading

Thank You for 25 Great Years!

Think back 25 years ago. It was 1987. What were you doing? TechSmith was just getting started and opened its doors in 1987… 25 years ago today, on February 28th. Technology has changed! Think about all the technology that has come and gone in 25 years. Computers were running Windows 2.0 in 1987. The Macintosh SE had just been released. The World Wide Web wasn't even around until 1990! It's hard to imagine a time before that. The first release of Snagit came in 1991, Camtasia was released Continue reading

Undoing Hollywood (How I Learned to Love Teaching High School Media)

Guest post by high school media production teacher, Jay Miles. Not long ago, I found myself in a solid position, professionally. I was teaching media production at a local college and working for two major cable networks. I had a short commute, steady income and great coworkers. I was shooting freelance projects, traveling to exciting cities and meeting interesting people in my field. I even had my own coffee cup imprinted with the college logo. Then the bottom fell out. In less than six months, Continue reading

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Eric Hamilton

Meet Eric Hamilton Eric Hamilton is a professor at Pepperdine University, where he carries out research in learning technology innovation and learning environments of the future, primarily under support from the National Science Foundation. He also leads what is called a Science Across Virtual Institutes collaboration (SAVI) involving about three dozen researchers in the US and Finland.     Advancing Undergraduate Education With Camtasia Through Mobile and Creative Computing Cycles Eric Continue reading