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POLS A360: Russian Politics (Bingham): in-class demo activity

Sample Files - download these

1. Create a folder on your desktop titled "sample files"

2. Right-click on each filename listedn below and select "Save Link As" from the menu

3. Save these files in your "sample files" folder

Video Editing Software

You will pick a video editing software to use for your film. Two options:

Additional Tools

Open Shot


Camtasia is video-editing software from the company TechSmith. For the video project in this class you will sign up for a free 30-day trial to be able to use it for free. If you would like to get familiar with Camtasia before your 30-day trial begins, you can access it on the computer in the Faculty Innovation Lab (yes, it's open to students too!) in the library. Ask at the library front desk to get access to the lab.


  • Watch the Camtasia series  on the TechSmith Youtube Channel: 
  • Access in the Faculty Innovation Lab in the library

Sample Planning Documents