Instructor Resource: 5 Steps for Video Development

These five steps are used by Professional Writing Program instructors for video development projects.

Selecting
Choose your look and feel, identify participants, and create prompts.

Preparing
Scout the location and brief the participants.

Filming
Allocate enough time to capture what you need.

Finishing
Order clips logically with titles, transitions, and possibly music.

Sharing
Share in a university site, on YouTube, or at a conference!


“Planning should then also include moviemaking techniques like storyboarding, scripting, and shot plans.”

Swarts, Jason. “New Modes of Help: Best Practices for Instructional Video.” Technical Communication 59.3 (2012); 195-206.