Keep in mind that, because screencasting is a general tool (like the telephone), how to use it effectively depends on the application. Recorded lectures are different from entertainment segments targeting a general audience.
Expanding the role of the organic chemistry teacher through podcasting, screencasting, blogs, wikis and games, Jean-Claude Bradley (
Technology is enabling new ways to channel the relationship between teacher and student. The ability to provide an archive of recorded lectures in rich and convenient formats like screencasts, podcasts and vodcasts enable an instructor to explore additional means to integrate class material through activities such as games, blogs and conversation. This presentation will describe the implementation of such technologies in a university level organic chemistry class.