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Techsmith Camtasia

Camtasia 2020 is an easy to use video editor with built-in features for screen recording.  Add a voiceover to a PowerPoint presentation. Edit videos recorded with your smartphone. Download a free trial from Techsmith. View online tutorials for getting started. Purchase form Departmental Software for $170.

This guide highlights Virginia Tech instructional technologies, training, documentation, and workflows related to producing and delivering non-credit online Extension courses.

TLOS, Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, manages the Canvas learning management system (LMS), Zoom video conferencing, and the Kaltura video content management system.  The Destiny One registration system is managed by CALS-IT. Access Destiny One’s public registration site at

VCE online courses utilize an official Canvas course shell with a designation that links Destiny One registration to course enrollment. For more information about Destiny One, contact Traci McCoy, Educational Program Enrollment Manager.

To begin the course development process with CALS-IT, complete the Destiny One Course / Registration Set-up Form.  We will then follow up with a meeting to discuss the development of your course, highlighting our course development check sheet along with TLOS and LinkedIn training to get you started.   We’ll concentrate on simple solutions for producing engaging short videos and online presentations.  For example, Camtasia is a good choice for creating videos with a mix of video clips recorded with your phone, PowerPoint slides, and annotations. Scheduled check-ins are helpful as you work toward completing the first module for your course. 

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