Once you decide what device you will use to capture video of yourself , make sure you know how to use it.  Consider the following:

  • How do you have to hold your device so that the video is situated correctly?  (Not all devices will automatically rotate the video!)
  • Does it make sense to use a tripod? 
  • Do you know how to transfer the video to your computer?  
  • Does your device have enough storage space?
  • If your device or microphone needs batteries, do you have extras handy?

Once you’ve determined the answers to all these questions, record a lesson or two to make sure you know how to operate your device and transfer your content.