Here are some useful web-based tools to create videos online for things like presentations and video journals!
PowToon is a web-based tool that allows you to create your own animated video. Use this tool to engage your audience with an anecdote at the beginning of a presentation, to market a product or idea, to provide backstory or context, or to create a dynamic self-introduction. Use templates (with built-in voice elements) or create a video from scratch. There's a large library of images, animations, and sound effects allowing you to customize your videos and
publish directly to YouTube or save to your computer.
Screencast-O-Matic is a web-based, screencast and video recording tool that allows you to record up to 15 minutes of video with a free account. Use this tool to record an oral presentation, narrate a slide presentation, provide a self-introduction, or collaborate with a peer or team. You can publish your video directly to YouTube or save it to your computer as a video file.
Once you finish creating your multimedia project, it's time to put the finishing touches using tools that are free or could already be on your computer. For Windows users Windows Movie Maker allows you to create, edit and publish videos. For Mac users iMovie allows you to create, edit and publish videos. You can also purchase this tool through the app store.