Recording Lessons on a PC (Win 7 and 8)
Recording with eLecta Live, free software from screenrecordings.com
This great and simple software product is free and easy to use. It seems to work well on Windows 7 and 8. Click on the above link to go to the description and download page.
If you want to see a lecture created with eLecta Live, here is one of Dr. Cataldo's discussions on Flip Teaching in Higher Education.
We recommend you have a good quality external webcam with HD video and high quality audio. For example, one that we like is the Logitech C615 (be aware that model numbers frequently change).
Also, make sure you have light shining on your face, even from a table lamp, with a darker background than that in front of you. With a light on you from the front and a darker background, your face will show very well. However, a light background and darker in front of you will cause your face to be dark, if not in silhouette.