Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

Since the economic downturn, Michael found his clients were cutting back their training budgets. Quasar’s video training program, known as Quasar Anytime , now contains over 1,000 training videos.

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.

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Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 2)


As I discussed in Part 1 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. Usually a long time and a decent budget. Screencasting?

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Even if you’re on a limited budget, you can get a good microphone for about $50. Click here to view the screencast. I did a quick screencast to show how it works. Click here to view the screencast. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you.

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Flip your class or training with video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Annelies Ranzijn ( see photo) shared the experiences of Inholland with weblectures and I shared the experience of En nu online with the use of video within an online learning program , together we covered a beautiful range from professional to amateuristic use of video and everything in between.

FREE Alternative to Camtasia Studio


Many programs have this feature build in (i.e. Adobe Captivate and the new Articulate Storyline), but some prefer a third party program – and for years the standard bearer has been Camtasia Studio. ScreenCast-o-Matic.

5 Types of Instructional Videos and When to Use Them

TechSmith Camtasia

Finally, do you have the time, budget and know-how (it’s simple with Camtasia ) to create and maintain the tutorials? Screencast. Screencasts tend to be quick, informal, and are usually intended for a smaller audience than tutorial videos.

Shoot your own videos - beyond the talking head

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

With smartphones and tools like periscope and screencasting video is now within the reach of every lunatic / trainer / consultant. Sometimes it simply depends on the budget but I try to at least look at how often you can use the movie and how quickly the content will become outdated.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

None of these tactics require a large, established team or a huge budget. 4) Offer Onboarding Screencasts. Onboarding screencasts are a perfect way to show off your product, and set-up new users for success. (A Many people dismiss screencasting as too complex or time-consuming.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course


Creating courses takes skills in videography, instructional design, animation, screencasting, video editing, and that’s to say nothing of the skills needed to deliver or promote a course to students. Be sure to factor that into your budget. I really like Screencast-O-Matic.

EDUCAUSE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Cory Pavicich

TechSmith Camtasia

Expand Your Classroom: In a time of dwindling budgets, how can you manage to teach more students, better? I haven’t even opened the program yet. If you want to know more about, EDUCAUSE 2013 check out or EDUCAUSE Presenter Profile archives !

How to Sell Your Elearning Courses for Profit [PART 2]


Development Tools on a Budget. It seems like every day there are new programs emerging that enable people to create training. If you’re a seasoned professional and already have programs you prefer, by all means you should continue using those.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. Scale an onboarding program to accommodate a global workforce.

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eLearning Video: Quick Start Guide


Big-budget Hollywood productions? Based on the advice from Sam, I’ll help you launch video in your training programs in under an hour. Video interviews are a great place to start with incorporating video into your training programs. I’ve recorded hundreds of screencast tutorials.

How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

The training program needed to include: Content creation Delivery Multiple languages Multiple course subjects Quality and consistency of content. Since there wasn’t an existing training program readily available to accomplish all SoftwareONE’s crucial goals, he set out to create one.

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

TechSmith Camtasia

David was kind enough to share his story and screencasting insights with us. With budgets being cut left and right, classroom training often suffers.and workers can fall further behind on technology. How long have you been working with video and screencasts?

Top 15 Instructional Design Tools Ranked


You want your learning program to be robust with the information you are providing, but equally as important is how you present that information. If you’re going to make the investment to enhance your training program with design elements, the benefits need to outweigh the costs.

How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

The training program needed to include: Content creation. Since there wasn’t an existing training program readily available to accomplish all SoftwareONE’s crucial goals, he set out to create one. They only granted a small budget for the initial training effort.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

Time, distance, and budget constraints make it nearly impossible to visit everyone in person. First, be mindful that it takes a lot of computer processing power to record video and run programs like Google Hangouts at the same time.

3 More Free Tools to Help Build Better E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Two of the applications come courtesy of a couple of screencast tutorials I saw the other day. Artweaver is designed as a “painting program,” but for basic graphics editing it’s more than capable and works great. Here’s a quick screencast to show you how it worked for me.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

If you or your organization are confronted with the challenge of shifting from a traditional training solution to an online training program, Adobe Captivate has amazing tools that can help you. “ Branch, tree, leaf ” by günter is licensed by Pixabay.

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5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

Ever since the launch of Articulate Storyline, it’s been one of the most preferred rapid authoring tools – thanks to its amazing built-in features and ability to build highly customized and interactive e-learning programs.

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

In fact, the industry used to spend a lot of time talking about the programming part of elearning. The tool is easy to use and at the same time it’s empowering because it offers a level of capability that didn’t exist years ago without requiring some programming know-how.

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


Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. Cash flow and capital budgeting Excel templates. There are two ways of creating awesome video content: Screencast videos: You need to record your computer screen. Don’t get me wrong – Technical programming skills are not required. Run affiliate programs, and find affiliates for your courses. When I was on a payroll, I often used to complain about work pressure.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


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. Learners will be able to discriminate between the program’s peculiar features.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Math, Physics, Programming, etc.). – Learners will be able to discriminate between the program’s peculiar features. Here is a list to inspire your search frenzy: Videos (recordings, screencasts, webinars, etc.).

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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. If you’re short on budget, try putting a blanket over your head and microphone. Audio Best Practices.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Creating Screencast and Application Simulation Using Adobe Captivate (Free for ATD members) Getting amazing application simulations isn't always as easy as you may think. Learn that it’s easy to use these materials in your training programs.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


For course creators with no budget, H5P can be a life-saver, offering learning activities you won’t find anywhere else, such as flashcards, drag and drop, image pairing and many more. Depending on the educational videos you are creating, you will either need a professional video editing tool or a screencast creation tool if you are presenting your screen. Screencast-O-Matic. This is suitable for experienced course creators with an audience and a budget to support it.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

Create video tutorials, too (screencasts). This also lets you provide specific instructions for each department’s particular software programs and workflow (such as nursing faculty who use their smartphone to capture practical skills).

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

This works great for screencasts, PowerPoint presentations, product demos, and many types of training. Don’t have a big budget? Screencasting. If you are using your own profile, make sure to only show programs necessary for the recording.

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

Tony Karrer

US surveys show e-learning on the rise as training budgets fall - Clive on Learning , April 2, 2009 Thanks to Kineo for pointing me to the Market Update recently released by Ambient Insight which forecasts a compound annual growth rate of 16.3% ScreenCastle , April 6, 2009 Here's another online screencasting tool, that caught my eye. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

There is a growing head of steam around changes to education systems around the world, largely driven by budget cuts. inch screen is perfect for viewing screencasts. Twitter is Just the Start - aLearning , July 5, 2010 Trade associations offer a lot of educational programs, don’t we?!?

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