Steve McCarty is a Professor at Osaka Jogakuin College. He was the elected President of the World Association for Online Education, an NPO registered in the U.S., from 1998-2007, now President Emeritus. He teaches English as a Foreign Language (EFL) through topics such as current events, human rights and bilingualism. His Website of online publications, with English and Japanese annotated versions, received a 4-star rating, very useful for research, in 1997, 2001 and 2005 from the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library.
Under plum blossoms at Osaka Jogakuin College, Steve McCarty discusses the distinction between video and movie, how to decide between podcasting or making a movie, and combining podcasts with other media such as PowerPoint on a Web page for online presentations.
Steve McCarty demonstrates the 3D environment 3B, making a village with a sky lounge motif similar to Osaka, where he lives, at night. Taking a video of the computer screen like this is suggested as a workaround for easy screencasting, or as an alternative to two-dimensional PowerPoint-style for online presentations.
Extra nature footage in Japan from Steve McCarty's first digital video in March 1998, which was made available for download from theÃ‚ University of Hawaii in connection with his online conference keynote address. Kagawa Prefecture on Shikoku Island by the Inland Sea and the Great Seto Bridge on a sunny day during cherry blossom viewing season.
Response to Steve's audio welcome msg to the World Association for Online Education (WAOE) Annual Members' Meeting AMM2006 and Steve's podcast presentation and wiki on Web 2.0 Technologies for researchVideo from John Afele
With the Seto Great Bridge in the background and the sound of waves from the shore of the Inland Sea, Steve McCarty opened the 1998 Teaching in the Community Colleges Online Conference.