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History from British Pathé movies a treasure trove!

Ignatia Webs

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.

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PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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

Visual Lounge

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.

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2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint


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 ).

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Reformatting synchronous recordings like #Elluminate to publish them in #mobile formats

Ignatia Webs

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….

Tayloring it

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

Social Learning

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.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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!

PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos, Part 2

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

VideoScribe HD App

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

WordPress Plugin #19: Smart YouTube

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Social Learning

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

Ignatia Webs

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.

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Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

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.

Reformatting #multimedia recordings to publish them in #mobile formats

Ignatia Webs

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.

6 to 7 minutes of instructional video - that's the sweet spot!

eLearning Acupuncture

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.

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(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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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

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. .

2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint


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 :).


Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

Does the smell of fresh popcorns trigger a movie time memory? Visual learning style is the dominant of the three in the majority of the population, which explains the great success of cinema, television or YouTube as the preferred medium for information. Many traditional classroom sessions use videos or movies to present a concept or an outcome. Process Flow. Let us understand.

The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint!


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!

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

Watch it on YouTube. Have you ever seen those clap boards on movie sets? Watch it on YouTube. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. If you are recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Can’t see the embedded video? Recording Audio.

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The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

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?

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Hollywood or YouTube - What’s the right level of training video production?

Bottom-Line Performance

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?

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

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?

#Future of #learning on the go: Project Glass

Ignatia Webs

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!

Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations


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].

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7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

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.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

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


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.

Are Your Video Transitions Helping or Hurting?

Visual Lounge

would stay away from fade to black transitions in narrative “movies” or short films you produce. Think about the movies and TV shows you watch–they rarely, if ever, do a fade to black transition. Pair this video transition with a xylophone sound effect from YouTube and you’re all set! Sure, they’re cool in Star Wars , but that movie came out 40 years ago. Wrong!

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Your LMS is either live or close to it

eLearning 24-7

Teasers show up in movie preview campaigns.  A teaser on the net that is different than the one in the movie theater preview that it is different than the one on TV.  It builds excitement and intrigue. –  See some cool words, “Fun”, “Engagement” “Learning” – you don’t want folks to think you are handing out movie tickets or selling cookies, so learning needs to be in there.   The goal is to build-up the premise. Maybe you have a video on YouTube (private access) or Vimeo (private channel).  Hello World! Breath. 

Recording Virtual Field Trips

eLearning Acupuncture

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.