If possible, setting up a dedicated space in your home to record your lectures is a great way to ensure that you record the highest quality audio and video.
Here are a few tips to setting up your own DIY “recording studio”, wherever it may be:
- Turn off any vents or fans in the room, as well as any electronic devices, including your television and your phone.
- Make sure you record in a room away from other people.
- If you have a lot of open space, take the time to soundproof your room if possible. Here are a few tips to set up your home studio.
Ensuring video quality
Don't have a professional recording studio at your disposal? No problem. Follow these tips for transforming any room into a recording studio.
- Lighting is really important for your videos — if students can't see you, how will they be able to learn?
- Check out this video for creating an amazing lighting kit, on the cheap. Sometimes it's scary being in front of the camera! This video gives tips on getting loose and staying natural in front of the lens.
- If you're interested in creating presentation-style lectures, consider PowerPoint, Keynote.
- Click here for more information about recommended video creation and editing software.