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. To write a blog post, record a screencast and post it on YouTube, or reply to a question on a forum opens you up to some level of criticism. Screencasting as a knowledge-sharing tool. Screencasting, in particular, works powerfully for my niche. Learn more.

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.

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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. If you plan on narrating your screencast, you should have a script on hand to stay on track. One of the most common screencast mistakes is to simply jump into the demo without introducing the topic or task. Concentrate on Training Gaps and Learning Objectives.

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). The session hosted by Matthew Pierce from TechSmith presenting “Types of Videos to Enhance Learning” was no exception and had that hamster wheel effect for me. Learn a skill in Camtasia in under a minute. Moving forward, I will keep learning from Matthew Pierce from the TechSmith Academy.

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3 Eye-Catching Ways to Add Interactivity to Your Screencasts


Software animated demonstrations – which more recently have come to be known as “screencasts”- have generated new interest as a promising learning tool. Those videos walk users through the successful and immediate accomplishment of a task and serve adequate learning scenarios, such as: Computer applications. In this article we suggest three ways in which you can augment your screencasts with interactive elements of our new Interactive Video Editor.

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. Raised on technology, their work and learning preferences are very different from those who came before them and adapting to their ways is the only way to ensure good results and business success. 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.

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. Learn your area as no-one else. – – Subtopic: How summaries affect learning. Learning goals are the heart of a course and need to be made clear at the planning stage. 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. Build Your Digital Learning Blueprint. A Mini-MOOC for Learning Executives starting June 4, 2018. Learn more in my Speaking and Workshop Information Sheet. learning

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. Basically, a bunch of demonstrators are set up around the grand ballroom with their projects, and they have two hours to pitch/demo the project to as many people as possible.

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? This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying. It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes.

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. Common examples of screencasts are onscreen tutorials , video lessons , or slideshare presentations. Screencasts add a personal touch in ways that other methods (I’m looking at you PowerPoint decks and written proposals!) Plan out your screencast.

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. Our customers’ three most popular OVPs are YouTube, Vimeo, and Screencast , with YouTube by far being the most popular. Which online video platform is best for my screencasts?

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. If you’re still mulling over YouTube as a learning tool, consider these facts: Searches of “how-to” videos on YouTube are growing 70% year over year. Why should you use YouTube for learning content? YouTube now has 1.9

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

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 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.

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. Or there’s that one friend on Facebook who’s never learned to create a paragraph break so you just see this massive block of text. Free E-Learning Resources.

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. Screencasts tend to be quick, informal, and are usually intended for a smaller audience than tutorial videos. When to use it: Screencasts are great for quick, informal instruction.

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. Think of your learning outcomes while doing so, they will guide your structure. 1 Screencast-O-Matic (Free). Screencast-O-Matic offers the best choice combining ease of use and price.

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. Lectures with strong agency are: – Screencasts, – Hands writing boards, – Presence active on whiteboard and. Voice over screencasts. Animated video lectures are becoming more and more popular, allowing students to learn in a fun and relaxing way. Screencasting.

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. A screencast is a recording of your computer screen. Screencasts can range from informal to highly polished productions. Anyone can record an excellent screencast with a just a little practice.

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.

How to Use a Webcam Recorder to Add Personality to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Visuals are a necessary aspect of screencasting; however, it might help to put a face to your voice. By showing your face in a screencast, viewers can connect with you more easily and possibly understand your video content better. Also, refrain from quick movements during your screencast so you don’t draw away from your content. Learn about Transitions , Annotations & Behaviors. Learn about Animations & Effects.

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. And even though the number and types of communication tools are expanding, email and meetings remain the two go-to methods for many organizations. Email is great.

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. Today, interactive videos include a variety of features that can augment your video and provide a pluralistic learning environment. Users love to interact with a learning content. Creating and Editing a Screencast from your Computer. You can use: 5 Screencast-O-Matic.

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. The learning management system that’s easy to set up, easy to use and easy to customize. Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Learning never stops for a trainer. Keep learning and you’ll never forget what it’s like to be a learner.

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. In the following video, Nate Gray, a member of our Tech Support team, covers basic screencast audio tips including microphone selection and using the noise reduction process in Camtasia for Mac. 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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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. This type of learning helps people learn and put new ideas into practice quickly. Use them for experiential learning, and continue to give good feedback after the training is done. (We’ll Or bite-sized learning.

How Start to Using Intelligent Content Practices in Video and Image Creation

TechSmith Camtasia

This meant packaging and sharing the assets with the new Camtasia 2018 Library. Take a look at this tutorial to learn how the new Library can help you create more intelligent content and speed up video creation. The image below displays the actual TechSmith Camtasia 2018 interface on the left and then a SUI version we use for certain tutorials on the right. Traditional screenshots and screencasts can quickly become out of date as interfaces are updated.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. With numerous schedule and research obligations, it can be tough to motivate instructors to learn yet another new software tool. Create video tutorials, too (screencasts). Include a table of contents, so faculty can quickly click through topics to watch or re-learn content. Are students learning?

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. If you’re already familiar with video in eLearning, feel free to skip ahead to step #2… If you want to learn more, check out this 20 minute video overview interview with Sam Rogers: Or jump to the video recap notes in Step 3. I’ve recorded hundreds of screencast tutorials. When you think of video, what comes to your mind? Big-budget Hollywood productions?

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. Increased interactivity of elearning courses, opening up opportunities for learning designers to produce more engaging experiences. What will help best meet your audience and business needs…simple or sophisticated learning experiences?

Articulate Storyline 360 Essentials

Ashley Chiasson

If you’ve frequented my site for awhile you’ll probably know that I often post screencast demonstrations of Articulate Storyline, and I love doing them (and will continue to)! Within this course, you will learn everything you need to know to get up and running with Storyline 360! This course will launch on December 21st, 2018, and until November 15th, I will be offering it at a $200 dollar discount.

My review of Captivate 2019 New Interactive Video Feature

Adobe Captivate

I first learned to use Adobe Captivate during the completion of my master’s degree. The recording was done using Screencast-o-matic. At the time, the school offered a fully licensed copy of Captivate 7. I continued using Captivate for my freelance projects. This year I had the opportunity to attend my first Adobe eLearning conference. It was amazing! I’m looking forward to attending next year’s event!