Instead of using a camera to record a video of yourself, you could use a cartoon. Create an avatar in something like Voki that looks like you and have your virtual self introduce you.
Competency 1 Ideas
Additional activity ideas for Competency 1.
If you have a lot of visual stuff to explain with your intro, but don’t want to look into animations, try adding an audio voice over to a Slideshare presentation. Be sure to have a few pictures of yourself in the slides for students to see you.