At the office


Desk 1

Most suitable for short explanations like in feedback videos

To consider:

  • address students by looking into the camera
  • audio and lights have much impact on the quality
  • backgrounds should be relevant (related to the content or engaging like a personal workspace)
  • preparation time mostly very short

Desk 3

Most suitable for short explanations like in feedback videos

To consider:

  • address students by looking into the camera
  • audio and lights have much impact on the quality
  • backgrounds should be relevant (related to the content or engaging like a personal workspace)
  • preparation time mostly very short
  • a portable prompter (auto-cue) might be helpful for long spoken messages
  • contact the Extension School for a portable prompter

Lab setting

Most suitable for short engaging explanations in context

To consider:

  • needs an experienced team/crew
  • backgrounds should be relevant and not distracting
  • address students by looking into the camera
  • a portable prompter (auto-cue) might be helpful for long spoken messages
  • contact the Extension School for a portable prompter
  • benefit from the added value environment
  • depends on context (weather, noise)
  • post-production required


Desk 2

Most suitable for short explanations like in feedback videos

To consider:

  • address students by looking into the camera
  • audio and lights have much impact on the quality
  • backgrounds should not be distracting
  • preparation time mostly very short
  • appeals to learners in an informal personal way

Desk 4

Most suitable for short explanations like in feedback videos

To consider:

  • address students by looking into the camera
  • audio and lights have much impact on the quality
  • a well designed basic background can do well for some presentators and content.
  • preparation time mostly short
  • a portable prompter (auto-cue) might be helpful for long spoken messages
  • contact the Extension School for a portable prompter