The Ohio State University

School of Communication Training Videos

Check out our training videos that are intended as a supplement for the official OSU resources at with extra content that is relevant to School of Communication instructors.

School of Communication faculty are encouraged to contact Bethany Barker, Nicole Kraft, Jay Smith, or OSU’s Zoom support technicians for assistance with your questions.

Screen Capture Using QuickTime (Mac)
Quicktime player is a built-in utility for OSX that has an easy-to-use interface that is perfect for recording PowerPoint slides with voiceovers.

A Quickstart Guide to Zoom
This short video contains all of the information you need to set up your first Zoom session.

Screen Capture Using Zoom
Zoom is our preferred videoconferencing platform- but it also has quality screen recording capabilities that are relatively easy to use.

Embedding Video Into Carmen
Done making the video? Let’s get it into Carmen!

Carmen Common Sense-Add Zoom Meetings
Instructions on how Zoom meetings can be added to the Carmen calendar. 

Zoom Breakout Rooms
Learn how to use Zoom to facilitate group work with you students.


Media Site & Posting to Carmen
Media Site is an excellent hosting platform for videos and it integrate’s seamlessly with Carmen. Check out this video from Bethany Barker to learn how it’s done.

Instructor’s Workshop (3-16-2020)
Our initial workshop, mainly based around questions from the instructors in attendance. Lots of useful information from Nicole Kraft and Bethany Barker about online teaching!

*This video is restricted to School of Communication instructors only.  For Comm faculty- please accept the Box invitation to view the video via this URL:

Official OSU/Zoom training videos: