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Teaching Toolkit

a professional development resource for liaison librarians at Brock University

Tools for creating learning objects

Software/Tool Details

SnagIt (Library has 10 licenses; free 30 day trial)

  • screen capture and recording

PowToon (free version)

  • create animated presentations

Screencastify (free)

  • Chrome extension
  • screen and webcam recording
Screencast-O-Matic (free version)
  • screen and webcam recorder
TechSmith Capture (Jing) (free version)
  • basic tool for short videos
Canva (free version)
  • graphic design program for creating  visual materials
Piktochart (free version)
  • create infographics
Sway (Office 365)
  •  interactive presentation tool
LibWizard (SpringShare)
  • guide on the side tutorials
Universal Capture (CPI)
  • screen capture and recording


Toolkits/lesson plans

Collections of Learning Objects

Brock Library You Tube videos

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

LOEX: Library Orientation Exchange

PRIMO: Peer Reviewed Instructional Materials Online - American Library Association

Animated Tutorial Sharing Project (ANTS) - COPPUL