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. Click OK.
PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 13, 2011
In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies could be a bit of a laborious task. You won't be clicking your mouse to continue the presentation once it is a movie and you may find that the default transition time goes too fast (or not fast enough) for your liking. The good news: In PowerPoint 2007, not only did you need to go in to Windows Movie Maker to convert your presentations to movies, but in doing so you lost any transitions or animation effects you may have added. by AJ George. Choose File > Save As.
History from British Pathé movies a treasure trove!
APRIL 23, 2014
As an avid movie lover and ex-movie critique, I was jumping into the air when I saw the British Pathé journals are opened (while I was on holiday, how dare they!), and are now freely available on their YouTube channel. First thing I did was get hold of the copyright on these movies. The fact that the archive is set free, is like wandering into a movie library.
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.
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.
PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 3, 2010
by AJ George Over the last two weeks I've shown you how to insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint 2007 when presenting both with and without an internet connection. Find the YouTube video you would like to insert into your PowerPoint presentation. Paste in the URL for the YouTube video and click OK. The Insert Movie dialog box appears.
PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 19, 2010
by AJ George I am often asked how to get YouTube videos into a PowerPoint presentation, and, unless you're using the latest version (PowerPoint 2010), it's an understandable question. Over the next few weeks I will show you how to insert YouTube videos into PowerPoint 2007 (both with and without an internet connection) and PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac. Click the OK button.
PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos, Part 2
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 27, 2010
by AJ George Last week I showed you how to insert YouTube videos into a PowerPoint 2007 presentation, but in order for it to work you would need to be presenting on a computer with an internet connection. This week I'll show you how to insert a YouTube video when the computer you'll be presenting from does not have an internet connection. Copy the URL for the video.
2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint
AUGUST 13, 2009
RealPlayer YouTube Video Wizard Format Factory Today we basically have FREE access to millions (if not billions) of videos on the Internet ( my personal favorites! ) , and surely among them you are going to find some mind stimulating videos that you would like to infuse into your face-to-face learning sessions (like this amazingly funny video: Learning English Pronunciation ).
Reformatting synchronous recordings like #Elluminate to publish them in #mobile formats
JUNE 30, 2011
After the editing you can produce the movie into a format of your preference (mp4, mp3 are most common and cross-device mobile standards). mp4 or mp3 for audio podcast), I cut them up into videos no larger than 15 minutes and load them up to youtube (youtube does not allow videos larger than 15 minutes). mobile mobile learning mooc instructional design podcast eLearning movie
So there I was, wandering around YouTube, minding my own business….
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Now I had seen this previously and had chosen to ignore it as my video editing is done in either Flipshare or more recently in Windows Movie Maker. This spotlight (imagine a hot spot) will then allow a URL (including another YouTube video) to be added to it. Uncategorized interactive YouTubeWhat an oversight on my behalf!!! Confused? Is this something you could use?
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. blended learning technology Training Development Uncategorized Video YouTube interactive learning videoIt’s no surprise that the use of video in corporate training continues to gain in popularity among corporate Learning and Development departments. People respond to video.
VideoScribe HD App
Dont Waste Your Time
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
link to Dropbox for image import, music and exporting Movies. draw the movie left handed, right handed or without a hand. Here are some screen shots from the iPad and from my VideoScribe I created for the recent #BYOD4L course : YouTube: BYOD4L Reflection. upload to Dropbox (iMovie couldn’t connect to YouTube either). upload to YouTube through PC browser.
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!
WordPress Plugin #19: Smart YouTube
Dont Waste Your Time
AUGUST 5, 2010
Those who have tried it know the mess that you can get yourself into sometimes when copy-and-pasting the embed code from YouTube (especially if you want to customise the size to fit your blog). So why not use this natty little plugin for WordPress and YouTube called ‘ Smart YouTube ‘? WordPress WordPress30 YouTube WordPress Plugin #14: Mobile-friendly Blog.
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.
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. One million videos are uploaded every day to YouTube. billion YouTube views every day. We’ve gotten used to the ‘cool’ factor of Flash movies over the years.
Factors for setting up a #mobile learning project
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
There is also a YouTube movie with audio on the slides that can be found at this url: [link] Planning mlearning project from Inge Ignatia de Waard For those interested in an overview of mobile learning or mLearning, the following presentation might be of interest. The presentation below is also available as a YouTube movie, with audio going through the slides, which might make more sense at times (not taking into account my Flemish accent). This week two presentations were shared and a multitude of discussions on various mLearning topics were started.
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
You’re thinking that you’re going to cram your entire movie library onto one device, but it turns out you need to shuffle things around as you want them because just a handful of feature-length movies will crowd it up pretty quick. One solution to this problem is using a video streaming website such as YouTube to host your videos. Easy, safe, and uniform. .
(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 is simply answered on Youtube. Some fragments you can find them right away on Youtube. Tie a tie? Questions.
Reformatting #multimedia recordings to publish them in #mobile formats
AUGUST 21, 2012
After the editing you can produce the movie into a format of your preference (mp4, mp3 are most common and cross-device mobile standards). This allows people with a variety of devices to look at the reformatted virtual classroom movies, as YouTube will now offer those recordings in the mobile YouTube format.
Hollywood or YouTube - What’s the right level of training video production?
JUNE 13, 2010
Many clients have little to no understanding of how much it costs or how long it takes to develop a super-slick video game, or Hollywood movie. A couple of weeks I completed a video shoot for two short training videos. When I say “I , I mean I made sure there were snacks and supplies for my hard working video team.) I know that 90% of my job as project manager on shoot days is making sure that there is sugar around to get us through the afternoon! Today, I read a post from Clive Shepherd that got me thinking about the decisions we made at that shoot. How old is your audience?
2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint
AUGUST 13, 2009
RealPlayer YouTube Video Wizard Format Factory Updated Version: The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint! Now, I am going to share with you two (2) juicy ways to insert your favorite YouTube videos (or videos from other sites) into your PowerPoint presentations. Simply install this YouTube Video Wizard (YTV) dude. We are still LEARNING :).
The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint!
AUGUST 25, 2010
DOWNLOAD YouTube videos? 2. CONVERT YouTube videos into a format supported by PowerPoint? 3. INSERT YouTube videos into PowerPoint (and run it offline smoothly)? Tools recommended: RealPlayer - Downloading videos from YouTube and Converting them into other formats (e.g. Insert > Movies and Sounds > Movie from File (2003). HOW DO YOU. 1. Trust me!
7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. Many authoring tools give you an opportunity to publish video on YouTube in just a coupe clicks, right from their interface. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? redundancy goodbye. 2.
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. Google has recently added interactivity to YouTube videos called ‘Video Questions Editor Beta’, we are sure to see more interactivity coming in videos. agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Why Video Again?
Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training
JULY 2, 2015
Remember the days when you looked forward to field trips to the planetarium, hovering over a formaldehyde preserved frog with your lab team, or seeing the movie version of Lord of the Rings on a Friday afternoon? Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. Blended learning is not new to training. WIIFM?
Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations
AUGUST 31, 2015
Within this group, instructors stand out in their online video consumption on video-sharing sites like YouTube and watching educational television shows or movies online. As we move rapidly into the technology age, awareness is growing that many of the developing technologies may benefit teaching and learning – including mobile devices, internet and social media. contact-form-7].
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. Completed videos may be uploaded to YouTube, posted on web pages or social media, and/or uploaded to e-Learning courses. share pointers for playing a game. CamStudio.
3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses
MARCH 24, 2016
Reality TV and YouTube videos are the proof of this immense affinity towards the media. Movie Clips. The next time you watch a movie and really like a scene for its lesson-related value, record it. Use the movie clip in your eLearning programs to capture your learners’ attention. Also, movie clips have made their way in the traditional classroom environment.
#Future of #learning on the go: Project Glass
APRIL 5, 2012
even in the short 2:30 minute YouTube movie you can see how it could be used for future learning purposes as well. Project Glass from Google research starts out as a personal assistant type of technology. Just imagine, combining these glasses with augmented reality and gesture-based learning (keep on top of new innovations at the Kinect education site )! For real!
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. YouTube. Ability to include social media – I’m not talking about YouTube here. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.
Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
AUGUST 27, 2015
YouTube. I tap YouTube for entertainment and publishing videos. YouTube also showed me what we wrong with my fridge and taught me how to create 300 dpi imagery with Photoshop, Flickr. As movie editors go, this one’s simple as can be. It’s enlightening to review what’s best in the toolbox. My top tools for learning are: Experience. Friends. Books. Diigo.
The big mistake in elearning
MAY 10, 2010
To see a bigger version on YouTube, click the movie when it’s playing. Can’t access YouTube? Here’s a short presentation that includes: The one powerful change that will make our elearning a lot more effective. quick demo of action mapping. A fun example of the type of information that should go in job aids. Here’s a Flash version.
Recording Virtual Field Trips
AUGUST 1, 2008
We've hosted on YouTube. then used Windows Movie Maker to put the video, the audio and a couple of title slides together into the final movie. Windows movie Maker is free and is pre-installed with Windows XP and VISTA. uploaded the final movie to YouTube. Two colleagues of mine, Susan and Christine, had a great idea! Answer: YES! used Audacity.
Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?
JANUARY 4, 2016
The change appealed to the audience making it popular across generations) was adapted for use in multiple ways – movies to TV series. The created piece is then popularized by leveraging technology and social media – LinkedIn, YouTube and so on! Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. Compliance! It does not stop there.
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. Take YouTube, for example, on which 6 million hours of video are watched each month – 33% of people who watch video on this platform report that buffering interrupts at least half of the videos they watch, which leads to 1/3 of consumers abandoning the video. . There’s no denying the power and reach of video management platforms – but could common quality issues negatively impact your brand?
Designing #mLearning for people with #disabilities or learning difficulties
AUGUST 3, 2012
For instance: build a central movie repository, for instance via a Facebook group or similar where learners can share their own experiences easily (well, taken the word easily with some salt as what is easy for one person can have enormous complexity for someone else. also added some subtitles to movies using Camtasia and its subtitle options , but I must say that is very time consuming. could not get very far with the YouTube option that adds subtitles automatically , as I have a non-English accent while speaking. Last week I got a mail from Jenni Wright from Australia.
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.
Free eLearning solutions at the Learning Exchange platform @eLearningGuild
MARCH 26, 2015
Not all the uploaded media is unique, I found videos which were TEDtalks, YouTube movies from eLearning companies, or blogposts from the authors. The eLearning Guild has launched an interesting content creating and sharing program, called the Learning Exchange. The idea is simple: let your members share their expertise (fits any expert learning format). just for fun and connecting.
Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN
MAY 2, 2012
Delicious Diigo Multimedia sharing Sharing visuals, audio and/or movies to give others an in-depth view on what is happening. YouTube , Vimeo ). A big part of setting up an open, online course (e.g. MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. In order to get an overview of the big families in social media, I started to make a list for my own comprehension and future selection. added some examples to each group, but those are just the ones that immediately came to mind. nice way to meaningfully stay in touch. pln web2.0
TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video
AUGUST 13, 2015
Watch it on YouTube. Have you ever seen those clap boards on movie sets? 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? Choosing the Right Mic. Recording Audio.
Why Flipping Appeals to My Students
SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
She creates 7-10 minute videos on each lesson and posts them to her classroom YouTube channel. They [21st century learners] are into Twitter, they’re on YouTube all the time…you can take something like that and pull it into an educational setting and make it fun, and that is what this does!” Watch it on YouTube. Ashlie Smith teaches 8th grade science. Level the playing field.
5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
The popularity of YouTube videos suggest a strong affinity of humans towards visual content. clear goal is the same to a video that a theme or central idea is to a movie. eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. If you have ever experienced one without videos, you may have noticed how lifeless it is. Videos add the “human” element to eLearning. Be Brief. Screen Capture.