Create a Tutorial with Screen Capture
Students Create a "How to use Clipart" Tutorial with Screen Capture
XP has a basic but functional screen capture tool. To use it, press the PrtScr button on the keyboard. The whole screen has now been captured and stored in the computer's memory. Open any graphics program or photo editor and then paste ( CTRL + V or File > paste) to see the screen capture. Crop and edit as necessary. Vista and Windows 7 have a built in screen capture tool called the Snipping Tool.
Use the screen capture feature on your computer to duplicate the tutorial below.
- Capture each step of your tutorial in Microsoft Word and crop out unnecessary portions of the screen.
- Save each picture to your "My Pictures" folder.
- Insert the pictures into a new Microsoft Word page and explain each step with the pictures.
- Add your name, save, and print.
Go to the insert tab and click "clip art".
Type your search word in the 'search for:" box.
Choose "all collections" in the search in:" box.
Click the clipart graphic you want and watch it go on your page!!
Completed Clipart Tutorial Example:
This is how the finished tutorial will look when the screen captures are inserted into a word processor.
Tip: It may be easier to insert text boxes to type the steps.