Generally it’s simpler to answer to an e-mail with a video than it’s to write down out a reply. For instance, when a colleague asks me for assist with Google Classroom I might write step-by-step instructions or I might document a brief screencast that may accomplish the identical factor. Loom’s Chrome extension makes it simple to try this.
With Loom’s Chrome extension Gmail customers can reply to e-mail by merely clicking the Loom icon and recording a video. The video is then immediately uploaded to your Loom account and inserted into the physique of your e-mail. In this quick video I reveal the right way to document a video proper out of your Gmail inbox.
Sure, there are different instruments for making screencast movies. And you possibly can use a type of to make a screencast for a colleague, however I feel Loom’s Chrome extension streamlines the method higher than different display recording instruments.
Functions for Training
Moreover being useful when answering assist requests from college students or colleagues, Loom’s Chrome extension may very well be helpful in having college students clarify precisely what they need assistance with after they ship you an e-mail. Generally college students do not know precisely the right way to phrase their requests in writing so giving them the Loom possibility may very well be a great way to get a greater understanding of what they’re asking.
Debra Vandyke is an associate editor for Wahu Times, focused on viral/trending stories. Before joining News Reporters, her print and digital work appeared in Vice, NPR the Gauntlet and many others. She has a master of journalism from the Texas A&M. She is based in NYC, and can be reached via her email or our contact form.