April 12th, 2021 by Explain Everything Team

Webinar: Break Through the Fear: Building Confidence on YouTube

Not everyone is born a YouTuber, but it’s never too late to learn! With so many educators the world over suddenly needing to go online, there’s never been a better time to get over any stage fright you might have and learn to make great explainer videos your students will love. And have fun doing it! 😊 

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🎥 Break Through the Fear:

Building Confidence on YouTube

🎉 Special guest

Professor Valerie Pennington – better known on YouTube as The Penguin Prof – started creating videos for her students almost a decade ago. This April 29th, Valerie will be bringing her video creation expertise to our audience, and you can’t miss it! Be sure to join us to find out Valerie’s tried and tested ways to feel comfortable in front of the camera and get your message across clearly. Expect plenty of tips on when and where to record and what kind of equipment to invest in – and how to use the SRF Technique to help you overcome self-consciousness and self-criticism for good measure!




Valerie Pennington, The Penguin Prof, has been a biology professor at Southwestern College for 25 years, teaching mainly human anatomy and physiology, general biology and marine biology. In 2020, she was appointed as Southwestern College’s Teaching With Technology Coordinator and tasked with helping faculty make the transition to remote delivery during the pandemic.

Anastasia Procner – Host, Online Instruction Specialist.

🚀 Webinar: Break Through the Fear: Building Confidence on YouTube.

Key takeaways of the event:

  • Practical tips to make your first recordings positive experiences.
  • How to choose the right mic.
  • Learn how to speak to your students.
  • How to use the SRF Technique to keep self-criticism constructive.
  • Level up your digital literacy and remote teaching skills.