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Using Techsmith: Snag-it, Camtasia, and Relay

For faculty interested in using Techsmith products for teaching and learning.


Grading Feedback

  • Communicate directly about student's assignments in anywhere, anytime format.
  • Highlight the specific section of an assignment and speak to that item.
  • Quicker, more in depth comments.  

Lecture Captures

  • Flip classroom:
    • record lectures for students to watch before class
    • use class time for discussion and engagement
  • Lecture review:
    • record while you are lecturing in class enabling students to study with the lecture later

**this video addresses both Camtasia and Relay

Other educational uses:

  • Tangential Content: Video tutorials, supplementary materials
  • Assignment instructions or announcements
  • Troubleshooting
  • Student presentations

Snagit Overview

Use Snagit for creating screenshots and quick videos. 

Download the trial of Snagit.   Contact CAFE for the institutional license key. 

Video Editing with Snagit

You've created your first video lecture.  Now learn a few tips to editing your video in Snagit.

TechSmith Essential Links