What is a Lightboard?

Lightboard Studio Entrance

The Lightboard is a glass chalkboard that allows someone to face a camera while recording video lectures.  You face toward your viewers, and your writing appears in front of you.  LED lights are  used to enhance the contrast between the glass and the markers causing them to “glow.”  Great Falls College MSU decided to build a Lightboard Studio in April of 2016 after seeing how it could be used to enhance online video lectures.   The following chronicles our process.