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7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

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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. Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. Happy video lecturing!

YouTube And Learning: The Future Of Self-paced As Well As Classroom Learning


Video lessons are being utilized for training within the corporate sector – in classroom lectures, institutional promos, bulletins as well as newsletters. The most comprehensive library of educational videos – YouTube, is leading the charge as the most versatile medium for disseminating video content in classroom as well as for self-paced learning. YouTube For Self-paced Learning.

How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course

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Record yourself explaining the course material, introducing yourself to students, or presenting a mini-lecture on the topic. And fortunately, you can easily insert videos from YouTube using two ways: Use PowerPoint itself. How can I insert a YouTube video in PowerPoint? Embedding a video from YouTube into PowerPoint 2013 is pretty simple, as the program comes with a YouTube button. You will see that the first option is YouTube. It is possible to add a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 as well, but the process is more complicated.

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Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

Creating lectures, rearranging them and uploading the content is a dream. When I couldn’t figure out how to delete a lecture, for example, I found the solution via someone else who had raised a similar problem. Udemy assumes that the bulk of your course will be lectures. None of these things is a lecture, but they’re called one nonetheless. COUPON CODE.

Introducing TechSmith Relay: A new enterprise video solution

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This means having access to recordings of meetings or lectures – as well as the ability to record, share, and collaborate with your entire department, class, or organization. Watch it on YouTube. News & Events Camtasia Relay lecture capture Release techsmith relay We make products that make visual communication a little easier – both to create and consume.

Can Bill Gates Lead the Informal Learning Revolution?

Social Learning

stumbled upon an article about an effort by the Gates Foundation to swing the direction of education standards with a mega-investment in digital learning.  It turns out Gates has invested millions in educational video games, funded the game-centered Quest2Learn and financially supports YouTube sensation Sal Khan , founder of Khan Academy.  million grant to Institute of Play that stood out. 

Physics Lectures

Tony Karrer

I had seen these physics lectures before, but I was reminded via Stephen Downes and the NY Times article about professor Lewin's lectures and was telling someone about them just the other day. You can find his lectures on: , including electrostatics , mechanics , vibrations and waves. If you can't sit still for a whole lecture, then you can find a few of them on YouTube - see form of a battery. Thought I should definitely point you to them. personally am compelled by watching something like Planet Earth.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Social Learning

by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist. The session was part of a series I am attending on research and advances in regenerative medicine. Fascinating stuff.  Blog this! Properly d.

This Week on #TalkTech: Recorded lectures, Duolingo, and Games Against Falling IQ

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Can recorded lectures replace university professors? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales makes the bold claim that university lectures “are doomed.” Recorded lectures. have learned so much in the past few years from YouTube channels like The Big Think, SciShow, Crash Course, and more. We’re shaking things up in 2013 here at #TalkTech! In the U.K.,

The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

These classrooms tools and resources are always at learner’s finger tips, so that they can also access past lectures, communicate via message board and interact with their fellows when it is easier for them [3]. This makes sure that students are least likely to miss or fall behind any lecture, since class information, lectures and resources are always available online.

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Flipped-Classroom: Future of Education? [INFOGRAPHIC]


In the flipped model, a teacher will record or post video lectures instead of lecturing in class, and then student will watch the lectures as homework on a computer or mobile device. Familiar programs like YouTube, Edmodo, and the like are opening doors for students. Still, the barriers to entry are becoming less of a hazard. Nonetheless, the future is bright.

YouTube EDU

eLearning Weekly

YouTube EDU launched this past week containing online lectures from more than 100 colleges and universities. Does YouTube have a version that companies can license? Tags: eLearning Tools Video YouTube Learning Training technology Web 2.0 The site lets you browse hundreds of videos by school or you can search by subject. The variety of content is amazing - everything from Advanced Finite Elements Analysis to How to Make Spring Cupcakes. An internal site like this could be fantastic for capturing tribal knowledge in a corporate environment. education

The Video Influence on ELearning


Platforms like YouTube made it extremely easy to share training content in a more entertaining fashion. For example, the very popular MOOC programs use video for dispersing lectures. The TED series posts their lectures to video, and now have 500,000,000 views. YouTube receives about 60 hours of uploaded video content every minute (granted not all that content is for teaching).

Visions, values and video streaming

Learning with e's

Over the next few weeks at Plymouth University we are running a module for our third year student teachers about the philosophy of education. In fact, it's more than just educational philosophy - it's about how they develop their personal visions and values of teaching and develop their professional identities too. There are two ways you can join in. Unported License.

7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today


There are pre-recorded lectures, interactive exercises, and live lesson screencasts. 2. YouTube EDU - A repository of all the top educational videos uploaded to YouTube. You can find pre-recorded lectures, live stream video lectures, interactive quizzes, and screencasts. 7. You may have heard of most of these, but others may surprise you. Cool Ed-Tech Tools. 1.

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Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Email readers, if no video appears below, try watching it on YouTube.). Don’t let your mentor lecture for multiple paragraphs at a time. In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation.

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

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Lectures get recorded and learners consume those lectures in their own time and perhaps in small chunks. Last fall, I took a course on Gamification (along with 81,000 others!), and did the following: Listened to 11 lectures ranging in length from 3:27 to 14:37 with the average length appearing to be about 10 minutes. The flipped classroom is one obvious example of this. ePubs.

Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom


Lecturing can be done in a virtual environment using elearning and a robust learning management system. YouTube. Flipped classrooms are starting to gain in popularity across various levels of education. Empowered by today’s tech tools, learners can now absorb content on their own time and then use class time to practice what they’ve learned. Subjects Most Flipped. Science.

Streaming learning events

Learning with e's

We are live streaming all of the keynote lectures for the next few weeks for our Visions and Values module - with a focus on educational philosophy, theory and practice. The next lecture in the series will be tomorrow, at 1600 BST (GMT +1) when our speakers will be Kelly Davis (One size fits all - or does it?) The YouTube link for tomorrow's learning event is here.

Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal

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Contrast that with traditional training, which often occurs in 45 minute lectures or marathon workshops.) Professionals have looked at the success of all kinds of video formats and lengths, including Super Bowl ads, crowd-funding videos, YouTube content, and more. The same advice applies to the trend of micro-learning. The slogan behind micro-learning endeavors are “shorter is better.”

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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 is simply answered on Youtube. Some fragments you can find them right away on Youtube. Tie a tie? Questions.

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8 Ways To Use 360-Degree Online Training Videos In Corporate eLearning

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This is because it’s usually boring, tedious, and lecture-heavy. One of the most popular online platforms for these videos is YouTube. The site allows you to embed clickable annotations into your online training video that redirect users to another YouTube video. For instance, YouTube users who come across your 360-degree online training video and want to know more. 8.

What You Should Know About ELearning


If you use email, watch YouTube videos, or organize your photos on your computer, chances are you can learn online without any problem at all! 2. Remember the last time you were in a crowded classroom with a lecturer providing reams of notes, key points, and overhead slides while other students asked questions and talked to each other? ELearning is not as Complicated as it Sounds.

Benefits of Mobile Devices in the Classroom


For example, students can answer polls, tweet questions, and look up information during lectures. First, it is difficult for students to avoid distractions, opting to watch a funny YouTube video instead of the lesson lecture. Mobile devices today are introducing exciting new possibilities when it comes to digital learning. Students aren’t the only ones jumping on board.

Creating Interactive Videos from Really Boring Talking Heads, Lectures and Demo Videos

Vignettes Learning

Videos can be found in various references; for personal videos there are big names such as YouTube and Netflix. How does the world of video abundance impact the way we learn? We live in a world of so much abundance in terms of videos, whether it be corporate training or personal videos. For learning videos there are TED and Khan Academy as sources. Both have elements of entertainment.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Yes, you’ll be a great help in answering technical questions but don’t plan your career on the basis that you’ll be needed primarily as a lecturer. True, some have always been at home developing slides and handouts, but that was before the YouTube era and the ubiquitous role that digital content plays in modern life. Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive.

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What is blended learning and why it matters?


Even at the most basic level there are two possible ways to implement blended learning: either by incorporating eLearning into a traditional classroom based setting, or by incorporating traditional classroom based lectures and labs in an eLearning setting. Classroom based lectures. to discuss some particular lesson or test results), to a full blown tele-conference based lecture.

Question Time!

Learning with e's

Education lecturers Kelly Davis, Phil Selbie, Miles Opie, James Bettany and Kath Vineer all featured, taking the stage to field questions about education, testing, curriculum, philosophy and politics. The entire 2 hours debate was live streamed on the web, and the result can be seen below on the Visions and Values YouTube channel. Unported License.

Building Online Instructor Presence with Camtasia

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Watch it on YouTube! Watch it on YouTube ! Mini-Lectures. This video repurposes PowerPoint slides to create a video lecture for students. Not only does this motivate students to explore the content on their own, but it also provides a bit of familiarity for students who are used to traditional face-to-face lectures. Keep these mini-lectures short, though!

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning


Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. Select LMSs give users access to social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Vine, and YouTube while allowing administrators to control how, when, and for what purpose these networks are used. Observe the opinions of others in a forum.

Flipping Corporate Learning

Jay Cross

The learner can watch the mini-lectures when it’s convenient to do so. In a Science Times essay,  “Death Knell for the Lecture: Technology as a Passport to Personalized Education,”  Daphne Koller described how Stanford University has flipped traditional courses: At Stanford, we recently placed three computer science courses online, using a similar format. Flipping Stanford.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social Sharing on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. push out) to Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Evernote, OneNote, YouTube and send to folks via e-mail or FTP. You can export in MPEG-4 for web, YouTube, Vimeo distribution and yes, for your own courses in an LMS, which accepts MPEG-4 and most do.  Sure we could ask Santa to make a special emergency delivery. Can go real-time too. 

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

We look for solutions on YouTube, Wikipedia, blogs and such online resources when we encounter a problem. Discussions happen over social media websites, online webinars and lectures are a common thing and mobiles keep us connected all the time. A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. Image Credit – Forward to the year 2014.

3 Ways to Use Game Based Learning in Corporate Training

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It’s one of the intro comments made in a short YouTube video that does a fantastic job of explaining and SHOWING the answer to “Why games as learning and teaching tools?” “We learn everything that all the other schools learn, we just learn it differently.”. This is a quote from a middle school student at the Quest to Learn School that opened in Fall 2009. The video is embedded above. How so?

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