How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

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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.

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

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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.

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

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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

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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.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

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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.

5 Types of Instructional Videos and When to Use Them

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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.

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

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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.

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)

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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 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

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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?

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

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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.

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.

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.

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

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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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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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50 Tips for Better Video

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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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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

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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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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.

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).

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

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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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