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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy , neoK12 , or other sources.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Program Design (11).

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. There are two ways to acquire screencast videos to use with a lesson: Find a screencast video that is already available from YouTube, Kahn Academy, neoK12, or other sources. Finding a video that fits a specific lesson can be time-consuming. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio and video. Recent Articles.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Research Design to Evaluate E-Learning Projects - The E-Learning Curve , July 8, 2010 The case study design is useful when answering “how” and “why” questions, and in understanding the particulars, and diversity of a learning program. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

First thought that came to mind was, “Yeah right, unless you’re a seasoned pro at programming!” I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try.

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers. The article gives an example: In a cybersecurity simulation (called "Netwars"), the 240 contestants were required to hack into 12 servers. Tags: Out and About programming

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Are You Creating Course Storyboards?

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon for people to just start creating lessons in their course, but a course without a plan, or storyboard, may face serious problems down the line. Usually a storyboard is created in a program like Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.

The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

However, in 2016 Gonçalves’ group conducted a review of the language training program and found it came up short. The programming took a one-size-fits-all approach that wasn’t meeting every learner’s needs, and the vendor didn’t provide enough metrics to track learners’ progress.

What is Microlearning?

Grovo

For a long time, most workplace training programs ignored that basic fact. Much of the training employees sat through was time-consuming and nowhere near the situations in which the lessons could be applied. Check out some of these articles to find out how.

Developing an Online Training Course

Mindflash

Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. The technology that’s now easily available transforms every one of those steps, giving educators and trainers far more power and flexibility to get their lessons across. In the case of many training programs, certification is the goal, which can also easily be managed through the same interface as the course.

Lynda.com Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

Even though many courses are several hours long, they are organized into short lesson segments. A particular lesson might only last five minutes. Currently there are courses for Captivate 4, Adobe Connect, Flash (many hours), Moodle, Camtasia, and PowerPoint.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

TechSmith Camtasia

With over ten years of success in his “Tech Sherpa” program, he’ll share how you can stretch your budget with PD that is custom to your school, while letting students pursue their love of technology and learn valuable skills in the process.

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. You create a powerpoint that will not put people to sleep. Traditional approach: The organization requested a multi-day certification program.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? " after less than two sentences of voiceover text was read for one PowerPoint slide. To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action.  In previous versions of the program, you could create a custom function, but only within an entire custom module.

Standing still is no longer an option

CLO Magazine

I remember standing in front of a group of trainers showing them how we could “transform” their classrooms by putting all of their transparencies into a new tool called PowerPoint. When the “lesson” is over, work is also completed.

3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

Let me explain, you could create a three lesson course on how to create killer Articulate Storyline templates in 10 minutes or less (nobody has time for template creation, but they do have 10 minutes). Let’s face it, everybody knows something, right?

Training: Spaced Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    In an article first reported in Scientific American in 2005 , R. Douglas   In a previous article I wrote about Knowledge Guru and the use of repetition in eLearning. The article explored if the simple act of repetition is the key to learning. One of the comments I received about that article (from someone at Knowledge Guru, in fact) said that repetition is only part. In an eLearning setting you might do even shorter lessons. )

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the course of two articles, we will examine the main “MOOC tools” – online technologies that have made it possible to deliver highly engaging training programs to any number of employees, anywhere, at any time. And that is just at the beginning – as the lesson goes on, the amount of time people can pay attention shrinks to the point where at the end of an hour, they can effectively absorb only a few minutes of information at a time.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365 See all the amazing things you can now do with PowerPoint to bring your presentations, elearning, and other content to life, by telling visual stories in an engaging and interactive way.

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The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll look at when delivering lower quality content can be an advantage. Organisations can be hesitant to invest in an eLearning program until they have some proof that it will ultimately deliver a return on investment.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. After reading this article you will have a clear view of which authoring tool(s) to buy for your set of requirements. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

What is SCORM? A Simple Guide for those new to eLearning

LearnUpon

is essential for trainers and developers who need to decide what role it should play in their learning programs. For a deeper dive into the technical aspects of what’s inside the zip folder check out this article written by our CTO, Des Anderson).

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

Pinlearn

Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement. Don’t get me wrong – Technical programming skills are not required.

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic

learnWorlds

If this lesson can be used to help others overcome the same problem you can design an online course for it. You can also read our article on 2018’s Course Ideas & Trends to get some inspiration! So, you may know what you want to do … you may not.

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

The second group received instruction only by computer, with the lesson being conveyed through PowerPoint presentations. In this article, we’ll describe the 3 most common models. But as with any learning program, you must have a solid foundation.

10 eLearning Resources for Teachers to Use in the Upcoming Academic Year

DigitalChalk eLearning

And this is because students are expecting to be surprised with innovative lessons and learning materials. Just browse through them and pick the most suitable ones for your lesson plans. Use this tool to create attractive lessons and evaluations.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In last week's article , I pitted dynamic images and static images against each other and made the generalization that images work best when there is a blend of both static and dynamic. Since budget and time constraints may not allow for a large usage of video and audio in your lesson, this week I'm going to focus on static images and how best to utilize them to promote learning. by AJ George.

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The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links. It’s ideal for teachers, students and business owners, as well as professionals who need to transform an idea, a thought, a lesson plan, or a concept into a visual image.

e-Learning for NGOs

eFront

With a good LMS, course material can be re-used and adapted to changing needs, and content can be combined with existing PDFs, Word documents and Powerpoint presentations, or even web based information from YouTube videos to Wikipedia articles.

How Green Berets and SEALs learn their work

Jay Cross

Bob Morris pointed me toward this article that appeared in Strategy+Business last November: What’s So Special about Special Ops? The article describes how Green Berets, SEALs, and Air Force Special Tactics units learn to do their extraordinary jobs.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Maths, Physics, Programming, etc.). This is why companies make an increased investment in in-company training programs. Powerpoint.

Top Five Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

This article was written by guest author Ron Kotlik for our quarterly education newsletter, the Learning Lounge. This article will focus on five easy ways educators can use the power of screencasting. This article is a not a “how to” of screencasting.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Selling, Developing, and Delivering a Modern Learning Program for Financial Services (Free for ATD members) Disruption is the new normal in the financial services industry, and that’s made learning and development more important than ever.