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Instructional Videos

Learn about video services that support course instruction.

Educational Technology Services (ETS) can help faculty create course content for use in conjunction with classroom time as part of flipped or hybrid courses as well as fully online courses.

Professional Video Production

For videos that need to make an impact, ETS offers a complete video production solution.

Script Writing

Our professional script writing and consultation keeps the content concise and engages the viewer.

Video Studio

Faculty record online content in our campus studio, which features:

  • A teleprompter for easier delivery of pre-written scripts
  • A tablet for slide annotation or image interaction to add an extra level of audience engagement
  • Professional lighting and audio equipment to create the best looking and sounding video possible
  • Filming by video specialists who know how to properly capture video, allowing faculty to focus on their material instead of production


Expert editing creates a seamless, professional quality product. 

Panorama Player

Multimedia Services has pioneered a new way to record and playback videos. If you have a complicated topic that requires lots of chalkboard space, where you want the students to be able to enlarge any part of the board while playing the video, we can produce a Panorama Player presentation for you.

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Presentation Station

The Presentation Station (a full- or self-service screen, voice and webcam capture station adjacent to our video studios) is perfect for creating simple videos.

TritonEd Integration

ETS can upload and integrate course videos to TritonEd, UC San Diego's learning management system.

Video Styles and Examples

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The Learning Glass

Research shows that student engagement is higher when tools tailored to online education are used to create instructional videos. Content created with online education principles has higher student engagement than traditional lectures.

Professor Joel Watson of the Department of Economics was the first to create educational content using the Learning Glass at UC San Diego. “The Learning Glass makes it easy for faculty to transition from teaching with a standard blackboard to videotaping at high quality,” Professor Watson said.


Green Screen

If you normally use slides during your lectures, our green screen format is an easy transition to online videos.


If you want to film a discussion, our studio can accommodate up to three people.



Our team has all of the tools needed to produce professional looking location videos.

Aerial Footage

If you want state-of-the-art aerial footage shot with a professional drone, ETS can capture it for you: 

  • DJI Inspire 1 drone with X5R 4K Micro-4/3 raw camera
  • Dual operator system
  • Two certified Part 107 commercial pilots

Animation & Graphics

Intros/ outros, lower-thirds, character animation, motion graphics, and kinetic typography creates a professional look and illustrates your subject matter.

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