Screencasts for knowledge sharing

TechSmith Camtasia

Throughout my 20 years in IT, I learned a lot by following a daily routine. Throughout my knowledge-sharing journey, I learned a crucial lesson — first, give back with no expectation of payment. Screencasting as a knowledge-sharing tool. Learn more.

Animated GIFs vs. Screencast Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

A few years ago, I regularly shared video screencasts. I definitely did not receive “I love your screencasts!” They were 5-10 minute screencasts with audio and webcam video of myself (looking professional in a dress shirt, despite the fact that I was wearing PJ pants).

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What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

TechSmith Camtasia

We have helped our customers share videos to their storage destination, and learned a lot in the process. Many of our customers place content in learning management systems, knowledge bases, and self-hosted solutions specific to their company or institution.

8 Tips to Incorporate Screencasts Into Your Online Training Course

TechSmith Camtasia

There is a broad range of applications for screencasts in online training, from software product demos to POS system tutorials. Here are 8 tips to incorporate screencasts into your eLearning course design. Focus on Specific Areas of the Screencast to Reduce Cognitive Overload.

Top 3 Free Screencast Software To Create High-Quality Videos You Must Know

eLearning Industry

Free screencast software is a useful computer program you can use to record video and narration on your computer. Video-based Learning Screencasting Tools Video In eLearning Video Production Best PracticesThere are many good programs available on the market now. However, only few of them are powerful enough to use for your eLearning courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 4 – Heidi Matthews

Learning Rebels

ATD ICE 2018 – It’s all about the sessions that speak to us. Jump down to the bottom to enter the May, ATD ICE 2018 “Wish You Were There” giveaway). Learn a skill in Camtasia in under a minute. ATD ICE 2018 Wish You Were There Giveaway.

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Top Blog Posts of 2018

Ashley Chiasson

2018 blew by! In lieu of overhauling the site, I’ve opted to curate a list of my most popular blog posts of 2018, and I’ll attempt to categorize them as much as possible. Screencasts: ALL of the Articulate Storyline Screencast Tutorials were super popular this year.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

What is Screencasting? A screencast is a video recording of your computer screen, and usually includes audio. Screencasting is also referred to as video screen capture , and is a great way to teach or share ideas. Here at TechSmith , we understand the power of screencasting.

Using screencasting in training: What? Why? How?


Recently I’ve watched an interview with a history teacher who was advocating the use of technology for learning. WHAT is screencasting? A screencast is a video recording of what’s happening on the trainer’s computer monitor, often with annotations and/or narration. E-learning

Want to Develop Impressive Screencasts? Here’s How Storyline 3 Can Help

CommLab India

Check this blog to know the exciting features in the interactive e-learning development tool Storyline 3 for creating impressive screencasts. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


Online learning and training have become an essential part of our society. MOOCs were first introduced in 2006 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012. You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. Learning Goal.

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Friday Finds | June 1, 2018

Mike Taylor

“Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” Learn how self-made billionaire and founder of the largest hedge fund in the world Ray Dalio ( @RayDalio ), lays out seven powerful ways you can tell the difference between open and closed-minded people.

DevLearn 2018 DemoFest Recap: Winning Project: Best Academic Solution

Ashley Chiasson

This year was the first year that I have participated in DemoFest through the E-Learning Guild. If you’re unfamiliar, they liken it to a science fair for e-learning projects. Below, I’ll take you through a screencast illustrating what was done.

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

You’ll get faster every time you do it, learn how to get started. Tips & How To's Green Screen Screencasting tips Tips and TricksGreen screen technology has been around since the early 1900s. But did you know that green screen technology isn’t exclusive to the color green?

3 Reasons Your Learning Videos Need to Be on YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

Learning and educational content alone drives over a billion views a day on YouTube. Whether you’re a small business, an educator, or an entrepreneur looking to teach your audience, YouTube is a must-go spot to host your learning video content. Expand support for learning partners.

10 Tips for Better Troubleshooting & Technical Support

Rapid eLearning

I’m really proud of the e -learning heroes community. Many e -learning developers are small teams of one or two people, so see the community as an extension of the team. Those are great to learn the basics. Keep in mind that e -learning heroes is a community of your peers.

5 Types of Instructional Videos and When to Use Them

TechSmith Camtasia

This strategy also allows for more control over the pace of learning and makes the learning content easier to consume. Interested in learning how to make your own? Interested in learning more about training videos and how to make your own? Screencast.

How to Make Educational Videos


What we will cover is the easiest type of eLearning video to product, the Screencast. Before you go, you can register to LearnWorlds Academy’s course Video Based Learning: A Complete Guide to learn all you need to know about video-based learning and how to create your own.

Be Curious. Ask Questions. Share What You Learn.

Mike Taylor

Obviously, a lot of learning comes from asking questions. LOOK THROUGH A LEARNING LENS. Think of your learning just like you think of your savings account. Just like regular, continual contributions and reviews are the best way to reach your financial goals, you should give similar attention to your learning. Learning opportunities are virtually everywhere if you look for them. Make a screencast. learning work out loud

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How to Make a GIF from a Video in 3 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

GIFs often appear in technical documentation, provide clarity in workplace communications, brands use them to show personality , and they enhance learning. Animated GIFs vs. Screencast Videos. In the pantheon of great social media content types, there are many respectable entries.

New Research Reveals Failing to Focus on Visual Communication Threatens Productivity and Engagement Levels

TechSmith Camtasia

Our study of 125 office workers performing real-world tasks found that communications that include visual content such as screenshots, screencasts, or videos are better, faster, and more engaging than text-only communications for nearly everyone in the workforce.

How to Make Great Corporate Training Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

This makes employees particularly receptive to video in corporate learning programs. That means trainers, instructional designers, and anyone else tasked with training employees should be creating training videos as part of their corporate learning program. Screencast.

Video and Audio Tech Tools and Tips

InSync Training

In the spirit of sharing tips and tricks for working with video and audio, we reached back into a featured series of InSync blog posts on technology tools for modern blended learning. From the series “ Sorting through the Technology Toolbox ,” here are some of my favorite tips and tools for you to explore so you can be on your way to creating interactive eLearning , audio , video, and screencasting learning assets. EdTech Modern Blended Learning

3 Reasons Video is the Right Internal Communication Method

TechSmith Camtasia

A simple screencast or unedited webcam recording can work. If you are looking to up your video game, you can learn about the basics of video creation for free at our TechSmith Academy. Good communication is key to the success of any workplace.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


Creating an Interactive Learning Experience. Creating and Editing a Screencast from your Computer. Let’s see what suits your needs: Creating an Interactive Learning Experience. Users love to interact with a learning content. You can use: 5 Screencast-O-Matic.

7 Things I Always Try to Build into My Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

With my education background, I feel very lucky to be able to continue my passion for teaching … and learning. Having field experts join us to share their experiences and answer questions is definitely beneficial to the learning. Participate in learning.

Embrace Active Learning (And 7 More Call Center Training Tips)


Active Learning. Compared to traditional roleplaying, simulation training offers a more realistic environment, less pressure, and paced learning. Experiential Learning. Jeff Toister recommends David Kolb’s experiential learning. Or bite-sized learning.

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers


Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Learning Management System. Communication skills are critical for trainers as they can make or break the learning experience for learners. These are all barriers to learning. Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. We want to learn too.

How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re a web designer or routinely work with web designers, learn more about using screenshots to streamline your web design process. Screencast. If you want to get more in-depth than just a simple screenshot or even an animated GIF, screencasts might be for you.

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own


Nowadays, there is a growing number of organizations that offer video-based learning, such as Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Khan Academy, FutureLearn, and Iversity. Screencasting. Voice over screencasts. Screencasting. Course Creation e-learning

Which e-Learning Authoring Tool is Best for You? Here Are Some Great Options


Unfortunately, if you’re trying to choose an e-Learning authoring tool, there are no awards shows for you to look to. To help you decide which e-Learning authoring tool best suits your purposes, we’ve weighed in on five different categories. Without further ado, welcome to the “2018 Authoring Tools Academy Awards!”. While the interface is similar to PowerPoint, it offers more extensive tools for creating immersive learning experiences known as interactions.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

Tips for Recording Audio for Screencasts. Many of the same tips for recording camera video apply perfectly well to screencast recording as well. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. Audio Best Practices.

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eLearning Video: Quick Start Guide


Video is the #2 eLearning trend picked by the experts for 2018. 1: Learn the basics of video for eLearning. I’ve recorded hundreds of screencast tutorials. When you think of video, what comes to your mind? Big-budget Hollywood productions? Fancy editing software and skills?

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know


The next step is to assign a learning objective / goal to every module. There are two ways of creating awesome video content: Screencast videos: You need to record your computer screen. Use e-learning turnkey software. Students learn more when they engage in discussions. Another impressive feature of this e-learning software is adaptive streaming. Learn how to price your eLearning Course.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools


There are tons of benefits to authoring elearning in HTML5, compared to the old school Flash, including: The ability to create mobile-friendly learning content , so learners can engage with learning more flexibly and at the point of need. Steep learning curve with limited support.