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Happy 5th Anniversary 'Screencast'!

Visual Lounge

They landed on the term "Screencast":[link] for this genre. And, since then, screencasting has grown leaps and bounds. It's easier to record and produce a screencast. The barriers to entry on screencasting have been lowered.

We Need Your Help - Screencasting Tips for New Screencasters

Visual Lounge

More and more people are screencasting. We're looking to gather and compile a list of the best screencasting tips to share with people that are new to screencasting or looking to take their screencasts to a new level. Together we can make better screencasts!

Screencast of the Week - Why Most Screencasts are Tedious.

Visual Lounge

A blog post title caught my eye last week, 'Why Most Screencasts And Online Presentations Are Tedious (And How To Fix It)'! I love Sean's blog post and screencast. Here's Sean's great screencast. It's a short screencast that runs under 3 minutes.

Screencast of the Week - Orchestrate

Visual Lounge

ProCasts wins the highly coveted Screencast of the Week award this week with the screencast they created for Orchestrate - Employee Scheduling Software. I liked this screencast for several reasons. Ian shares more about the project in a blog post here.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Students can watch a screencast video at their convenience, pausing and reviewing as often as needed. Create and produce your own screencast. 3, November 2009.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Saturday, October 24, 2009. Monday, October 26, 2009. Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009.

Going from 0 to 60 - 6 Jing Videos in 60 Minutes

Visual Lounge

which led me to thinking about Top Gun and then got me thinking about one of my favorite topics, screencapture and screencasting (yes, that's how my brain works)! ;-) It occurred to me that Jing is like the racecar of screencaptures and screencasting! "I feel the need.

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Today is the Day! Meet Camtasia for Mac!

Visual Lounge

Get comfortable, this is a long blog post! Last week I shared with you some sneak peek screencasts about some of the features in Camtasia for Mac. Here's what they had to say about Camtasia for Mac and some of their screencasts.

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Welcome TechSmith's New Education Community Site

Visual Lounge

My partner in crime, Dave McCollom , our Education Evangelist at TechSmith has just launched a brand new blog. Screencast Tour of Community Site (also embedded in the first post on the Education Blog). Education Blog. I'm happy to share some good news with you!

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How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of

Rapid eLearning

A few weeks ago we launched Screenr, a free screencasting application that is easy to use and great for quick tutorials and elearning courses. I like it because it’s easy for me to quickly answer the many questions I get in the user community and through the blog.

Win a Copy - Camtasia Studio 6 - The Definitive Guide

Visual Lounge

Daniel is a professional screencaster (and he use to work at TechSmith making our videos). And, when he's not busy making screencasts and training people all over the world about how to use Camtasia Studio, he works on his book - _Camtasia Studio 6: The Definitive Guide_. Just leave a comment on this blog post by May 10, 2009 11:59 pm EST with either some feedback about Camtasia Studio (ex. Daniel Park of dappertext has been at it again!

Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, SmartFocus

Visual Lounge

So, blog readers, you get the benefit from my weakness! That means I can record full screen and deliver my screen recorded videos at any dimension with superb clarity at any size - whether it's for my blog, website, or an Apple mobile device like an iPhone. It's great for creating dynamic screencasts or to highlight a particular section of your screen, or create a fly-over effect, or focus your viewer's attention for greater detail. Check out this quick screencast.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Certainly the Hottest Topics in eLearning for 2009 were social and informal learning.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now. This is her blog.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , August 12, 2009. Free PowerPoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. How to use Twitter on Campus , September 18, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team , October 22, 2009. August 25, 2009. February 25, 2009.

Screencast of the Week - Flotzam

Visual Lounge

Feedback often comes in through a variety of channels including email, our website , in person at a tradeshow or online in a blog post, on Twitter, and other places. I like this screencast because Flotzam is easier to understand when you see it in action.

Camtasia - Screencast - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

August 14, 2009 to August 21, 2009. Models for Learning in a New World Tuesday, August 25, 2009. 7 Engaging Tactics and 7 Essentials Tools for Virtual Classrooms Thursday, August 27, 2009. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System Friday, September 04, 2009. Social Media Revolution - eLearning Technology , August 17, 2009. Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs - Upside Learning Blog , August 20, 2009.

Screencasting - What is the ideal length?

Visual Lounge

What I've learned over the past few years is that it is much harder to make a shorter screencast than a longer one. For the blog, my goal is usually around a 3-5 minute video. The shorter the screencast, the more I need to prepare.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. Actually from December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. Google Wave in education - Dont Waste Your Time , November 16, 2009. 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 - eLearning Technology , January 26, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

You may have heard the news last week that Articulate launched a new screencasting tool called Screenr. It is a free web-based tool that lets you create screencasts without installing any software. You can even watch the screencasts back at HD-quality and they look great.

Screencast of the Week - Collaboration and Kilts!

Visual Lounge

After taking some time off, I think it's time to get back into the Screencast of the Week here on the Visual Lounge. I picked them as this week's Screencast of the Week for a couple reasons. You can see many of the colaab screencasts here. You can check out the screencast here.

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Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. Learner Personas for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , October 5, 2009. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Twitter for learning - Sticky Learning , October 25, 2009. The Standalone LMS is Dead - trainingwreck , October 24, 2009. Educational iPhone Apps to Make You Smarter - Kapp Notes , October 8, 2009.

Screencast of the Week - Sharepoint Intranet Launch at Hudson

Visual Lounge

This week's Screencast of the Week has it all. This is one high quality screencast! This week's Screencast of the Week has it all. This is one high quality screencast! Tags: Camtasia Studio Customer Videos Screencast of the Week 26 48

You Can Do It - Screencasting in 7 Minutes!

Visual Lounge

If you have 7 minutes, Ian Ozsvald of ProCasts can have you screencasting! Ian just participated in BarCampBrighton4 and led a talk about ' 'Screencasting in 7 minutes with Jing' workshop at BarCamp Brighton 4 '. Tags: Jing Screencast 23 193 32

UK Trip and the Screencast of the Week

Visual Lounge

Sorry for the light blogging, but I'm having too much fun meeting up with users and going to User Group meetings in the UK this week! So, on to the Screencast of the Week. Since I'm going to Paris, France for LeWeb, I thought it would be nice to highlight a screencast from France.

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2009

Rapid eLearning

2009 zipped by so fast, that I’m still writing 2008 on my checks. Most of my highlights were from meeting blog readers at conferences. And Now for the Top 10 Posts for 2009. How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of. So stay tuned to the blog.

Booklet: What Would You Tell a New Screencaster?

Visual Lounge

Remember last month when I asked for your tips to share with a new screencaster here ? We compiled all of your comments from this blog post , as well as comments from the Education blog and our Newsletter. We asked, you responded!

Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

August 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Tuesday, September 08, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Tuesday, September 08, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Thursday, September 10, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 11, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Monday, September 14, 2009. Electronic Papyrus , August 25, 2009. Blog (264).

Screencast of the Week - Ian Ozsvald and ProCasts

Visual Lounge

This week's Screencast of the Week comes to us from a professional screencaster, Ian Ozsvald of ProCasts ! I liked this screencast for several reasons. The audio quality is great on this screencast which is important as viewers are generally intolerant of poor audio.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

September 2009. Thursday, October 08, 2009. Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Wednesday, October 14, 2009. Thursday, October 15, 2009. I Finally Get It – Why Social Networking is So Important - Engaged Learning , September 29, 2009. Flash Accessibility (508 Compliance) - MinuteBio , September 13, 2009. Characteristics of Adult Learners - The eLearning Coach , September 28, 2009. eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2009.

Macintosh Rapid E-Learning Authoring Software

The E-Learning Curve

Is there a rapid elearning or screencasting production tool for the Mac? The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. A contributor to my post Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update, asked me: We have been looking at both Camtasia and. Find out more.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Dont Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009 Some of the best resources on using mobile devices in class. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 Kapp Notes , July 9, 2009.

Screencast of the Week - Find Info About People Easily

Visual Lounge

I'm sitting in the San Francisco Airport waiting to catch the red-eye flight home to Detroit so I thought I'd sneak in a quick blog post. Marshall did a great write-up on the extension here and even included a nice screencast made with Jing so you can see the extension in action.