This post demonstrates the ACET standard that the instructor demonstrates knowledge necessary to create, use, assess and manage theoretical and practical application of educational technologies and processes. AECT Standard 1 (Content Knowledge): Candidates demonstrate the knowledge necessary to create, use, assess, and manage theoretical and practical applications of educational technologies and processes.)
Indicators:Creating - Candidates demonstrate the ability to create instructional materials and learning environments using a variety of systems approaches. (p. 81.
I applied the Personalization Principle by using the 1st person where possible and asking questions to engage the learners from their own perspective. I left details out so that the story did not "cross the line" between instructional and personal such that it was distracting to the instructional intent - which was to engage learners in the impact of experiencing a different culture.
I used Camtasia for this project, and although I have used Camtasia for screencasting, I experimented with best way to use it for this project. I found it pretty simple to record my audio first (making sure my script was exactly what I wanted to say for each slide) and then record as I moved through the PowerPoint.