Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?
MARCH 17, 2015
The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. No more same formal videos, but action packed “Learning Movies” to impact the learners can be the next big thing in the world of e-Learning. How Movie Based Learning & Why is it going to be different? Challenges of Movie-based Learning. Why Movie-based Learning.
PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 16, 2010
by AJ George. I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default). Open Windows Movie Maker. Select Every Slide.
PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 4, 2011
Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube. If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. by AJ George. " PowerPoint
Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Here is a link to the old time movie project. Nothing says old time movie like bold, dramatic intro slides.
Can Music Make for Better Learners?
FEBRUARY 16, 2013
Many people enjoy listening to music as they work. Will Henshall has touched just about every nook and cranny of the music business. ” From there, Henshall went on to create Rocket Network, a technology that networks audio recording studios (he sold it to music software company Avid in 2003). He has also developed other music-related technology, including a software add-on to Pro Tools, the industry standard platform for digital audio recording. ” Determining the type of music that actually makes people more productive comes down to brain science.
Bowie, Prince and teacher legacy
Learning with e's
MAY 1, 2016
It has been called 'the year the music died'. Each of these stars has left behind a legacy of their work, in the form of sound recordings, movies, interviews and videos of their performances. Many teachers don't leave movies or videos or sound recordings behind when they shuffle off this mortal coil do they? 2016 comedy education entertainment learning music Technology
Creating a Simple Video in Windows Movie Maker
The Learning Dispatch
MAY 1, 2014
Windows Movie Maker comes prepackaged with Windows operating systems and is more than capable of producing a decent video. What you''ll need: Windows Movie Maker (download here ) A video file ( here is a list of supported video formats, under "What kind of files can I import?". First, open up Windows Movie Maker and locate the pictures (or even video clips) that you want to use.
Tipping the balance #blideo
Learning with e's
AUGUST 21, 2015
I only ever saw the movie Equilibrium once, and it was a long time ago. Now I've been #blideo challenged by Amy Burvall to interpret this clip from the movie. As he waits for the music to start, he toys with a snow globe - a piece of trivia which holds his attention briefly. Then the music starts. and he begins to weep as the music washes over him.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint
APRIL 23, 2013
“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.]. Authoring Tool Education Software eLearning eLearning Software eLearning tools interactive learning PowerPoint rapid learning
Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning. Now, quick go see the movie before the Academy Awards this Sunday. I’ll be seeing it again!
From the Silver Screen to Your eLearning
JANUARY 14, 2016
Since I was little I have loved the movie theatre experience. Apart from thousands of hours of entertainment, the movie theatre has also given me some perspective on how to make a good eLearning course. Even if I hadn’t been conditioned by years of pre-movie junk food commercials, I know I could always go for something sweet or salty to nibble on while watching a movie.
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.
Disruptive technologies 2015-2016
JANUARY 12, 2015
Topics include cyber security, mobile payments, drones, bitcoin, social media, digital, omnichannel, attribution, cx, music, movies, Hollywood 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. In the embedded presentation below, Brian Solis explores some of the biggest technology trends and possible twists on the horizon for 2015 and 2016. Social learning
Give Your Adobe Captivate Course an Excellent Introduction
MAY 24, 2016
Smooth calypso music plays as a handful of dark triangles fan out to create a jagged, yet geometric pattern of overlapping peaks that nicely frames the title text. The music is also an interesting blend of high-pitched, old-fashioned harp music against a thumping bass line, creating something that is truly modern and unique. Every great thing needs a great introduction.
6 to 7 minutes of instructional video - that's the sweet spot!
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
I have sat through many 50 minute lectures in my life. Notice how I wrote that sentence "sat through". was I always engaged? Probably not. Is it realistic to be engaged for a full 50 minute block? Probably not. So how does one go about maximizing engagement in a distance course with video. Well, is the best strategy to record a 50 minute lecture video? Probably not. Short is the average.
4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning
MARCH 25, 2016
No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder. The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Just show them video of the red hot molten rock in action. Script it Out.
A bit of #mobile phone history 1922 and onward
APRIL 24, 2014
A couple of days ago I got hooked on the British Pathé news reels , and here are three wonderful mobile phone related bits of movie. In that movie you see two women walking down the street and letting ''hubby'' know they will be late. The lady who first seemed like a phone operator puts on a record and presto, music can be heard in the street. great! And what do they phone?
13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
DECEMBER 2, 2014
It’s easier than ever to capture activity on your iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. Turn off in-game music. If you’re recording a game that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings. Because if you edit the video later, the music will sound like it’s jumping. Use music.
Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?
JANUARY 4, 2016
Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The language of silence added a ‘groovy’ and positive tone to darkness, with the lyrical format leaving music lovers everywhere delirious. The change appealed to the audience making it popular across generations) was adapted for use in multiple ways – movies to TV series.
The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.
OCTOBER 30, 2015
We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. The reality is that the video game (gamification) industry is twice the size of the movie industry and three times the size of the music industry, going on 2013 figures. Its Gamification everywhere. CONTACT US.
Learning on Smartphones
OCTOBER 19, 2015
If we think of it like this – smartphone use is becoming almost universal, and smartphone users get their news, weather, music, social chat, sports results, books, financial information and movies there, it should be no surprise that they want their learning on their smartphones as well. Laptop, netbook, tablet, and mobile phone are all grouped together under the term ‘mobile’.
Nordic Wonder Ski Video!
APRIL 13, 2013
Because this blog is "NorthStarNerd.Org", here are two tools which were invaluable in making my movie: MP4Cam2AVI : This free utility from SourceForge converts mp4 files to avi. One of the free tools to create movies is Microsoft Movie Maker , but it only works with Microsoft video formats. Microsoft Movie Make allows one to easily add music, titles, transitions, etc.
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 3, 2015
Then there was Maria von Trapp (played by Julie Andrews in the movie musical The Sound of Music. Students often struggle with critical thinking. They are great at description, but ask them to move beyond this into critical analysis and they look at you and shrug. And yet critical thinking is a vital graduate skill that once acquired, can be applied to all aspects of life.
Effective Video Training – Breaking it down
APRIL 24, 2012
good training video can bring out a similar level of engagement as a good movie or television show. Keep people engaged (!) by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music. There are times when it seems like Pablo has to shout to be heard over the music. These two concepts seem to go hand in hand. People respond to video.
BETTing on the future
Learning with e's
MARCH 2, 2016
My American music and drama teacher, Larry Domingue was a liberal, approachable and very talented teacher. wasn’t allowed to study music, according the curriculum of the time, but his approach to education was to inspire rather than constrain. I'm flying out next month to a place I always wanted to visit - Abu Dhabi. Why did you choose the education sector? By good pedagogy.
Lectora User Conference Sessions You Should Attend This Year – #LUC2015
MARCH 9, 2015
When you see learning content that looks like a high production video game or a Hollywood movie that works on both mobile and PC platforms, it can appear as sorcery. This conference is going to be held in the heart of downtown Nashville at the new Music City Center. The 2015 Lectora User Conference is just around the corner, and so far the upcoming sessions look very impressive.
VideoScribe HD App
Dont Waste Your Time
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
link to Dropbox for image import, music and exporting Movies. add an audio (music or narrated) backing track. draw the movie left handed, right handed or without a hand. despite specifying a URL for the audio track (background music) it was not used or downloaded for the processed video. ” VideoScribe HD (£3.99). ‘lifelike’ drawing style.
Attributing Derivative Works in your eLearning Courses
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Having read so many Stephen King, Sydney Sheldon, Nora Roberts and many others, I feel a sense of déjà vu when I see a derivative movie based on the novel. Many times, the author of the book on which the movie is based is never mentioned. This This tells me that the movie producers had purchased exclusive rights to the “originality” of the idea of the movie.
Video is the New Text.Hmmm!
Will at Work Learning
MAY 13, 2015
also endeavor to use some aesthetic sensibilities; developed over the years regarding audio, music, visuals, cinematography, etc. based on who knows what (going to art museums, listening to music, playing music as a kid, observing the craft while watching videos, movies, TV, etc.). 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. Video is the New Text. Video is here to stay.
How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training
JUNE 15, 2016
The modern-day population is swiping its way to pretty much everything –shopping, banking, music, movies– you name it! In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer. Using a case study featuring Gamified Assessments in the Mobile App format, I will showcase the impact they can create. What Are Mobile Learning Apps? Solution Highlights.
Does Video Quality Influence Brand Perception?
JUNE 2, 2015
35% of video consumers today watch video at least several times per day , typically music videos, user-generated content, TV and movies, and branded video. There’s no denying the power and reach of video management platforms – but could common quality issues negatively impact your brand? They’re watching on desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and connected TVs. . So, what does this mean for your brand? It means that there is a massive audience out there, but their expectations for the quality of video experiences are getting higher each day.
Drawing Upon Your Own Life Passions for eLearning Engagement
AUGUST 19, 2013
Athletics, cooking, music, politics, movies, beaches, hanging out with friends? Part of our role in designing and developing outstanding eLearning is keeping our audience interested and engaged throughout the process. This is why I like to draw upon life passions for eLearning engagement. What engages you? comedic juggler on stage performing feats of skill.
Learning gets social, emotional, progressive!
JANUARY 13, 2016
This can be compared to the preferences of individuals when it comes to choosing their genre of entertainment in the sphere of movies – which could be a thriller, a musical, or even a sci-fi Star Wars kind of experience! Walmart is a giant of a brand! It has redefined ATM (any time money). At the base of it all, it employs over 2 million associates world-wide. Now, watch this video.
Attention Span and Performance Improvement
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Movie makers have known about this need for stimulus change for years. 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." Music and animation were introduced in the first eight seconds in order to capture your attention. Few training professionals would be willing to make the following argument: "Knowledge acquisition is not a major component of performance improvement."
School House Rock, School of Rock
MARCH 13, 2007
Perhaps, as designers of learning events, we need to re-think the stale, static nature of our presentations and focus on adding music, rhymes and â€œcatch phrasesâ€ to our learning events. Another person that knew how to conduct effective training is guitarist Dewey Finn (played by Jack Black) in the movie School of Rock. Remember School House Rock? Add life to your e-learning.
JANUARY 20, 2012
Teach viewers how to recreate popular digital effects from their favorite movies, TV shows, and videogames. Kept it short, picked great music. Category advice: choose & mix music carefully, cut out fluff, use natural-sounding voice. Introducing.our 2011 ScreenChamps! There was also some good conversation in the chat room. Entertainment Category Winner. Creator. Audience.
Your Name in Star Wars Aurebesh built in Storyline
JANUARY 4, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not just another movie to carry on the franchise, rather the rebirth of one of the largest pop cultures the world has ever seen. At first, my family and I discussed that we would wait until after opening weekend and catch the movie the following week. audio objects (1 background music; 6 SFX). Okay, maybe not. Star Wars! THE INSPIRATION.
Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. They can be used to: demonstrate processes step-by-step in a tutorial. share pointers for playing a game.
11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
Scratch Computer vs. Soccer ball game created in Scratch Scratch: Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. It allows you to make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games. Game Maker can be used free of charge.
My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook
JUNE 12, 2011
enjoy listening to music and watching videos on YouTube. The Music and Books Services. One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. Unboxing the Playbook and Setup. update. The Online Help.
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. Examples include the ability to create music, play the piano, games, paint and much more. When you think of that word what comes to mind? Who likes to “phone home”? . Tablets.
Net, blogs and rock 'n' roll
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 27, 2007
As I mentioned last week in So much music, so little time , I've been reading David Jennings' new book Net, Blog and Rock 'n' Roll , a look at "how digital discovery works and what it means for consumers, creators and culture". must confess that about eight years or so ago I had become a real old fogey when it came to music - I honestly believed that no-one made good stuff anymore.
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 9, 2013
This premise, written in the middle of the 90s, looked forwards to a time when newspapers, movies, music, television, photography, and a host of other media would reside exclusively within the digital domain. Learning when there is no school' In 1995 I read a little black paperback book that changed my view on the world. He is well connected too. His answer? Unported License.
Who wants to live forever?
Learning with e's
APRIL 30, 2014
It is merely another version, albeit more accessible and malleable, of the diaries, books, films, music, photographs, paintings and sculptures previous generations have left behind for us to experience. As the dying android in the movie Bladerunner says: ''I''ve. Single frame from the movie Bladerunner via Wikimedia Commons Who wants to live forever? All those. moments. tears.
John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon
MARCH 21, 2012
Technology…delivery text, images, music, movies…there’s a pattern across CD ROMS to browsers to phones…we’re kind of stuck in this loop now. Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. I’m at Learning Solutions in Orlando today – hosted by the eLearning Guild. Forgive typos and poor grammar! The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. And then four years ago he became college president with no training! So he bought books. And now he’s been learning about art and design.