Creating Educational Videos

Mostafa Soukarieh






       Laptop: Recommended Laptop: 2-in-1 with a touch screen and a pen

Or Laptop with touch pad

        External Microphone (or headphones)



       Light source









Recommended Steps for Creating Instructional Videos

Be concise - Avoid creating a long video. Chunk your videos into 5 minute-segments.

Create a conversational script 

Start with an introduction and objectives. 

Make it fun. Boring videos are likely to turn your viewers off.

When recording, use YouTube-friendly video size: 

Regular SD 720p: 1280x720 or HD 1080p: 1920x1080

If possible, use an external microphone and sit in a calm place.

If you are recording your face, look into the camera, and adjust the position of the camera and the lighting conditions. Use a laptop stand or a stack of books if possible.

Don’t worry about making mistakes, just pause, repeat, and edit later before sharing.

Prepare your final production and test it on several computers and pilot it.

Publish your video to YouTube and give it a clear description including objectives.

Publishing Videos on YouTube and Google Drive

Using a Google Account, YouTube allows you to publish videos according to these three ways:


1-    Public (Video fully available to all the world wide web)

2-    Private (Video is only showing to you in your private collection)

3-    Unlisted (Video is only available to people with a link that you can provide to your viewers)

 You can also share your videos directly from your Google Drive or OneDrive in the same way you share any file.


More tips on:




        Screencastify (Google chrome extension):  

        Online Screen Recorder (MS edge addons):



        PowerPoint (Microsoft 365)


the complete session is uploaded on YouTube you can watch it again in the below link.