7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Do research, pick your video tool wisely. Will you need to edit the video after you’re done talking?
The Return Of Video To eLearning
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Ten or fifteen years ago, video was used by most organizations for training. They would have a library of VHS tapes and a screening room where employees could watch those videos.
4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning
MARCH 25, 2016
The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Video has a growing presence in eLearning courses, and that’s for good reason. Just get a video camera and record the beetle so everyone can see a blown up image of that lil guy. Make Use of Video Editors. Script it Out.
(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
There is a lot of attention for video and use of multimedia online, after all youtube has almost 300 million view hours per day.Gemma Critchley talked about emoties while learning: "people will forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel". That partly explains the recent attention for video as a medium. Video is thus an intriguing medium and very popular.
Effective Video Training – Breaking it down
APRIL 24, 2012
It’s no surprise that the use of video in corporate training continues to gain in popularity among corporate Learning and Development departments. Brandon Hall, the research firm based out of Delray Beach, FL, polled over 300 training professionals back in 2011 and found the top 2 reasons for using video in training – effectiveness and high engagement.
Freebie Friday: 3 Stock Video Templates
JANUARY 15, 2016
When it comes to video eLearning, it is a cardinal sin to not take advantage of the medium. That’s not to say you treat it like a cheap 3D movie and throw objects toward the camera just because you can. For that reason, we are adding three dynamic stock video templates to our free library for a limited time. Sky Logo Reveal. The Business. Cosmos Perspective.
Video is the New Text.Hmmm!
Will at Work Learning
MAY 13, 2015
For years I've been telling clients they ought to use more video in their learning programs, especially their elearning offerings. My arguments have been as follows: People react to well-crafted videos and audio with increased attention. The storytelling often inherent in video is powerfully seductive. Video is now fairly cheap; you don't necessarily need high production values, expensive equipment, or professional help. More and more of our learners are everyday video watchers; their expectations for media consumption are more visual, less textual.
12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools
DECEMBER 25, 2014
When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Easily records your screen and features great video editing options when you need to create a professional video for your online course. Windows Movie Maker. iMovie. Chirbit. Vocaroo.
3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses
MARCH 24, 2016
Videos are perhaps the most sought after multimedia format in the eLearning world. Without videos, we feel we are missing real action! Again, the best video recording and editing equipment does not guarantee quality videos. Let’s find out how you can create better videos. Videos continue to be the centerpiece of an eLearning program. Movie Clips.
TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video
AUGUST 13, 2015
Welcome to another episode of TechSmith Tips. I am Mike, a video producer for TechSmith and in this episode I am going to give some advice on types of microphones, audio recorders and methods to easily sync your audio with video. Can’t see the embedded video? Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Watch it on YouTube. Choosing the Right Mic.
Nordic Wonder Ski Video!
APRIL 13, 2013
hope you enjoy the video I made using my GoPro camera. I use a head mount for my camera, and normally only take video on downhills in order I may concentrate on holding the camera platform steady (i.e. There are three parts to the video: The Upper Trails. Microsoft Movie Make allows one to easily add music, titles, transitions, etc.
Four Ways to Use Video in e-Learning
APRIL 10, 2013
There are plenty of ways to make your e-learning more engaging , and video is one way to do that. Don’t be scared, adding video to your e-learning does not have to be a big production. In fact, there are four ways that video can improve engagement in your e-learning, and Mindflash makes it easy. Movie Clips. Don’t just add a movie clip that you find amusing.
Cultural hegemony and disruption
Learning with e's
APRIL 28, 2012
YouTube and other video sharing sites have gained a significant purchase in the broadcasting world, and are in the process of displacing some of the previously prominent media channels. The dominant movie and music industries are also threatened by the likes of YouTube and Vimeo, and there have been several recent high profile law suits over breaches of copyright. Not anymore.
Five Mistakes Trainers Make When Shooting Video With Smart Phones
JULY 1, 2013
The professionals who stand to benefit most from these technology advancements are the ones who have little or no budget but want to increase the amount of video that they use in their training programs. The quality of video that can be produced with today’s smart phones is so good that full length movies have been shot using android devices and iPhones. Their computing capability is so powerful that a high quality learning video can be edited in a matter of minutes. The technical capability of your smart phone is however only one part of the quality video equation.
Video Training – why it’s here to stay
JANUARY 13, 2012
I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life. Three high school friends and I produced a slew of super-8 movies that played to typically strong reviews (those I choose to remember anyway) in my high school. This continued into college and beyond using both film and video, with the productions growing more elaborate. Video training is certainly here to stay.
Adobe Character Animator and eLearning
JANUARY 12, 2016
Using your camera and microphone, you can control the animation. Think of it like the home video boom of the 1980’s. Then, with the boom of relatively cheap camcorders that followed, any kid with a camera could make a movie in his backyard with a couple of friends. Were all of these movies good? Do you have a voice and a face?
The Basics of Angles Used in Film and TV
MARCH 9, 2016
You can improve your eLearning courses (or videos) a lot by incorporating some of the techniques they use. Today, I want to look at the camera angles that video directors use. I’ll then see if I’m able to recreate each of them using only PowerPoint and still images. Camera angles are a critical element of visual storytelling. Why angles are important.
Shoot Great Photos and Videos This Holiday Season
DECEMBER 10, 2014
It could be as basic as your cell phone camera! For those looking to go one step further and break out the fancy cameras and wow with new skills, we''ve got the courses to help you master home video and digital photography. . . Make sure all the memories of this holiday are captured beautifully (don''t look back on blurry pics and shakey video!). . .
Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 9, 2015
If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. However, a well-kept secret is that Video Express actually enables you to take a simultaneous video of yourself and anything you have on your computer screen--it doesn't have to be PowerPoint slides. You can start your copy of Video Express just as you would start any application.) My video opens in Editing view.
How to Make a Video Presentation in PowerPoint in 5 Easy Steps
MAY 5, 2016
That is why a video presentation is a perfect way to spread your ideas and to create an emotional connection with your audience. In this article you will find out how to make a business video presentation or an engaging video lecture right in PowerPoint. Always keep your viewers in mind when planning the content of your slides and video. Add video narration.
VideoScribe HD App
Dont Waste Your Time
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
VideoScribe HD (iPad): I’ve enjoyed watching videos from RSA Animate, as have others, that take an audio track (usually a presentation or speech) and animates the drawing of concepts and take-away quotes. link to Dropbox for image import, music and exporting Movies. draw the movie left handed, right handed or without a hand. ” VideoScribe HD (£3.99).
What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?
MAY 21, 2015
Ever wondered why movies are so expensive? Ever sit through the credits at the end of a movie? We probably all have, now that every superhero movie puts a teaser at the end. Why do they need so many people doing so many “strange” jobs to make a movie? All you need is a camera, script, actors, and some lights if you feel like really going all out. Part 1 of 3.
Debut video capture software, free option #media #screencapture
MARCH 1, 2016
Sometimes conference organizers demand that you send them a video of one of your public speaking events, as such having some relevant talks at my fingertips makes it easier to fill in my speaker data. To capture this video, I wanted to have a very user-friendly screen capture software, that would allow me to quickly edit the movie clip, as well as ensure its video and audio quality.
Great Advice from Stanley Kubrick.
JUNE 15, 2011
And, while he's referring to camera and film video, I think his advice holds true for screencasters as well. Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all." - Stanley Kubrick quotes (American Film Director and Writer, 1928-1999). Can't think of a topic?
Draw and Talk Over Your Images to Communicate Clearer
MARCH 15, 2016
Narration is common in movies and storybooks, but it’s also proven to be a great tool in academics and business. Click video camera icon to start recording. 9. Talk Have you ever watched your local weather reporter draw a weather pattern on the screen? Or a sportscaster draw on-screen to analyze a sports play? They’re using telestration! Talk and draw on the image.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Embed video – inc.
BBC ‘Making movies on a shoestring’
JUNE 23, 2010
The ability to communicate effectively with video in the mix is a highly desirable skill, one for which demand will only increase. Almost everyone carries a digital camera these days, making the idea of creating video for e-Learning more accessible than ever. Devised and presented by the BBC, this workshop will show you how to create a great video. Filming a video with voice-over. 4. Editing and uploading the video. You will learn by working in groups facilitated by Nick Shackleton-Jones and his BBC colleagues. Topics to be covered include: 1.
Flip your class or training with video
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
JUNE 25, 2013
Friday''s session about use of video for learning things showed that a mother look for it in a cookbook and her son looked on the Internet for a movie. The clever use of video was central, to our session: h ow can you use video in learning and education ? Instead of reading the manual a movie will help you out. How can you use video in education or learning ?
Presentations in the cloud
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 22, 2011
The system allows you to deliver the presentation in three formats: A video of the presentation alone. video with media alongside (typically slides, but could also be Flash movies, Twitter feeds, web pages, etc.). This Facebook version includes a video, slides and a summary of the presentation. The media with accompanying audio. You can create your content in two ways.
Attention Span and Performance Improvement
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Movie makers have known about this need for stimulus change for years. As a result, film producers have used this natural rhythm to determine the length of camera shots. That's why today's movies are filmed in a way that shots of similar lengths recur in regular patterns. If you want to see this in action, the next time you watch a movie start counting "one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three." Every time the camera angle changes, observe the pattern. What you will notice is that the length of the video is much less than 20 minutes.
Video Tricks, Tips, and Shortcuts for Beginners
JUNE 9, 2016
With the popularity of sites like Youtube and Vimeo continually on the rise, it isn’t difficult to see why more and more elearning sellers are deciding to utilize some form of video in their courses. Merely searching the phrase “videos and elearning” yields articles upon articles of the pros and cons, content tips, and examples. The following are more specific, technical tips that work whether you are looking to produce an elearning course, lecture video, online seminar production, or create short-films: A tripod can make all the difference in the world. training video
20+ eLearning Tools and Resources
JULY 24, 2014
Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Video. Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. SCORM. Articulate. iSpring. Adobe Captivate. Audio. Vocaroo.
Undoing Hollywood (How I Learned to Love Teaching High School Media)
JANUARY 18, 2013
In less than six months, shows were cancelled, my hours dried up and freelance clients started shying away from video projects. Then I learned that the for-profit entity that owned our school was ending the video production program. I had to make a significant move, almost immediately. For my college courses, students purchased their own camera package as part of their tuition.
Videoblogging versus Blogging
JANUARY 16, 2010
For audience capturing, videoblogging may help in this regard, but both types will need high quality output, be that written text or engaging on-camera presence. I am coming around to the idea that it actually might be a good idea to mix the two approaches. Video Editing Technology Although my initial interest was in using videoblogging to produce content more quickly.
"Everyone remember where we parked."
Learning with e's
AUGUST 19, 2015
Unlike the crew in the movie Star Trek IV The Voyage Home , we don't need to go back to our origins, but it's nonetheless key to our future success that we acknowledge our history, our trajectory. The use of learner centred technologies such as social media, smartphones and cameras will be vital in the future of education. But is education being left behind in these advances?
Cool Augmented Reality Apps
Learn and Lead
JULY 17, 2014
Came across this video blog by Matt Gonzalez in which he talks about augmented reality apps. You can select objects and place them on real time camera pictures to see how they might look at the place. Point the camera to a Layar-enabled magazine and it bring alive the magazine. If I wanted to watch a video, I wouldn''t be reading the newspaper or the magazine.
The two types of augmented reality
JULY 20, 2010
It’s just like adding cartoons to a movie set like they did in Who Framed Roger Rabbit , using CGI like they did in Star Wars , or even scribbling a moustache and devil horns onto someone’s photo. Instead, the device digitises the image and represents it as pixels on the screen, as does a modern camera. Tags: augmented reality animation multimedia video smartphone.
AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
Augmented reality (AR), as defined by the infallible Wikipedia, is a live, direct or indirect, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It differs from virtual reality in that it modifies the real world instead of replacing it with a simulated one. Introduction to AR.
Ghost Hunting with TechSmith
OCTOBER 6, 2013
Can’t see the video? And when they get lucky enough to capture paranormal events on camera, they use Camtasia to edit and share their findings with the world. Ghost hunting is nothing like the movies,” said Scott. If Scott spends eight hours in a house, he will have eight hours of footage and recordings from multiple cameras and sound recorders. Infrared lights.
eLearning Predictions 2015
JANUARY 14, 2015
Think about the rise of camcorders and camera phones,” Will notes. Anyone can make a home video these days, but he flood of amateur video makes it even easier to separate the wheat from the chaff. People still flock to see professionally produced movies at the theater, and every major brand still seeks out experts to create top-end video content.
"New" Technologies - Interactive Video
In the Middle of the Curve
NOVEMBER 15, 2006
I have been watching, with some bemusement, the excitement over "new" technologies: interactive video conferencing , blogging, and videos via YouTube/Google Video. Interactive Video is essentially the old camera-phone idea come to life. started in Instructional Technology through interactive video conferencing - both proprietary systems (Verizon's MIDLN) and early H.323 IP-based conferencing. Despite these improvements, interactive video will continue to suffer from the strange detachment participants feel during an interactive video conference.
#mlearn2010 Andy Goff on Augmented reality for Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2010
remark to myself: wear a QR-code t-shirt for your presentation) types of AR accelerometer, gps, and compass CV - camera reads maker CV - camera reads images/objects. eyePet from PS3 : he does different things, ongoing interaction with your pet through your ps-camera (realllllly nice: used by Foxhill Primary School. Also linking to SecondSightExperience: Romeo and Juliet Pilot.
ET and E-Learning
JULY 24, 2013
Well, if you thought that was what I was referring to, then you have the wrong blog – I think the movies section is somewhere over there — ET in this case refers to emerging technology. In fact, there are products out there where you can use this technology on mobile devices, on cameras and even on your computer. Send text, video, photos, images. Fax machines.
Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket
APRIL 8, 2013
Web video, as a means to deliver educational content, is clearly an idea whose time has come. What started as the result of the full motion compression (MPEG) efforts of Philips Interactive Media in 1992, has resulted in the proliferation of web-based instructional video content. For example, YouTube reports that over 72 hours of video content is uploaded to its platform every minute. Many of those videos are instructional or educational in nature. They often don’t know where to start when it comes to video production. But, there is a solution.