Education and Information Technologies

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 637–654 | Cite as

Tools to support expository video capture and access

  • Scott Carter
  • Matthew Cooper
  • John Adcock
  • Stacy Branham
Article

Abstract

Video tends to be imbalanced as a medium. Typically, content creators invest enormous effort creating work that is then watched passively. However, learning tasks require that users not only consume video but also engage, interact with, and repurpose content. Furthermore, to promote learning across domains where content creators are not necessarily videographers, it is important that capture tools facilitate creation of interactive content. In this paper, we describe some early experiments toward this goal. Specifically, we describe a needfinding study involving interviews with amateur video creators as well as our experience with an early prototype to support expository capture and access. Our findings led to a system redesign that can incorporate a broad set of video-creation and interaction styles.

Keywords

How-to Tutorial Lecture Video Mobile Capture and access 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Carter
    • 1
  • Matthew Cooper
    • 1
  • John Adcock
    • 1
  • Stacy Branham
    • 2
  1. 1.FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.Palo AltoUSA
  2. 2.Center for HCI, Virginia TechBlacksburgUSA

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