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Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects. I’m always amazed at how these massive productions begin with someone’s imagination and evolve into the magnificent movies we see on screen.

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

If you are recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Don’t be afraid to spend a little less on a camera if it means you can put more money into a better audio recorder.

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Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

The dominant movie and music industries are also threatened by the likes of YouTube and Vimeo, and there have been several recent high profile law suits over breaches of copyright. The Italian political theorist Antonio Gramsci is best known for his theory of cultural hegemony.

The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

CAMERA RETREATS BACK, BACK, BACK, until we have the tiny, silhouetted figures of Gerald O’Hara and his daughter gazing over the lands of Tara, beautiful in the sunset, to the thematic musical accompaniment which we will use for Tara throughout the picture. It’s not fair, really.

What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Ever wondered why movies are so expensive? Ever sit through the credits at the end of a movie? We probably all have, now that every superhero movie puts a teaser at the end. Why do they need so many people doing so many “strange” jobs to make a movie?

Freebie Friday: 3 Stock Video Templates

eLearning Brothers

That’s not to say you treat it like a cheap 3D movie and throw objects toward the camera just because you can. All the while, pictures encased in a futuristic frame of light slip towards the camera.

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What the Release for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Means for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Powerful cameras (a 12 megapixel camera on the rear and a 7 megapixel camera on the front). The cameras of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus go a long way in producing videos of high quality. Delivery of movie-like learning experiences is now possible.

BBC ‘Making movies on a shoestring’

Spicy Learning

Almost everyone carries a digital camera these days, Blog The ability to communicate effectively with video in the mix is a highly desirable skill, one for which demand will only increase.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

In many cases, we are downright frightened of to pick up a video camera or turn on video on our smartphones. Here’s another short video on equipment to turn your smartphone into a movie making machine ! The shift has arrived, and video is King!

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BBC ‘Making movies on a shoestring’

Spicy Learning

Almost everyone carries a digital camera these days, making the idea of creating video for e-Learning more accessible than ever. The ability to communicate effectively with video in the mix is a highly desirable skill, one for which demand will only increase. Devised and presented by the BBC, this workshop will show you how to create a great video. You will learn by working in groups facilitated by Nick Shackleton-Jones and his BBC colleagues. Topics to be covered include: 1.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training?

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For this blog I suffice to say that you can screencast (make a movie of your computer screen), on-the-fly videos (amateur quality with iphone, ipad or simple camera), professional videos, web lectures and live stream (let online follow a meeting by people who are not there).

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Great Advice from Stanley Kubrick.

Visual Lounge

And, while he's referring to camera and film video, I think his advice holds true for screencasters as well. I stumbled upon this quote from film director Stanley Kubrick the other day.

Five Mistakes Trainers Make When Shooting Video With Smart Phones

Training Industry

The quality of video that can be produced with today’s smart phones is so good that full length movies have been shot using android devices and iPhones. No matter how great the camera or how powerful the processing capability, If the individual capturing and editing the video doesn’t prep correctly or use the right settings, there’s little chance of a quality outcome. When you’re shooting video however, you want to hold your camera vertically.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

A video with media alongside (typically slides, but could also be Flash movies, Twitter feeds, web pages, etc.). Either you assemble offline using pre-recorded audio and video, or you record live, direct from a webcam or an external camera.

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

As per Merriam-Webster, “Augmented Reality is an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to overlay digital information on an image of something being viewed through a device (as a smartphone camera).” What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry.

TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video

Visual Lounge

If you are recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Don’t be afraid to spend a little less on a camera if it means you can put more money into a better audio recorder.

Attention Span and Performance Improvement

Training Industry

Movie makers have known about this need for stimulus change for years. As a result, film producers have used this natural rhythm to determine the length of camera shots. That's why today's movies are filmed in a way that shots of similar lengths recur in regular patterns. If you want to see this in action, the next time you watch a movie start counting "one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three." Every time the camera angle changes, observe the pattern.

How Big Data is Changing Corporate Learning for the Better

Learning Wire

social media, smartphones, cameras, and the Internet of Things, the amount of data generated by the Internet has exploded. They will be able to navigate within their learning environment in the same way they do when shopping or watching movies online. With the rise of Web 2.0,

3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses

eFront

Why hire a professional production house when you have a camera and a microphone right on your computer, even your smartphone? Movie Clips. The next time you watch a movie and really like a scene for its lesson-related value, record it.

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

With camera phones recording a video is a breeze and at almost no cost. I don’t agree with that; if you recollect a movie you watched that has had a lasting impact on your thinking you know engagement and interaction are different things.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it. When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie.

Top 5 eLearning Technologies To Look Out For In 2016

TalentLMS

The idea of simply slipping on a headset and immediately being immersed into another world seems like something out of a sci-fi movie, but virtual reality gadgets, such as Google Glass, Oculus Rift and others, are making it possible. The eLearning industry is experiencing a revolution.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Social Learning

A good training video can bring out a similar level of engagement as a good movie or television show. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music.

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"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Unlike the crew in the movie Star Trek IV The Voyage Home , we don't need to go back to our origins, but it's nonetheless key to our future success that we acknowledge our history, our trajectory.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need?

Six eLearning Secrets to Boost Engagement

Growth Engineering

Lights, Camera, Action: Make it a Blockbuster ! The release of a new blockbuster movie makes people super-excited. After drooling over teasers and trailers, movie fans turn up at midnight showings in Jedi robes or wizard regalia.

Draw and Talk Over Your Images to Communicate Clearer

Visual Lounge

Narration is common in movies and storybooks, but it’s also proven to be a great tool in academics and business. Click video camera icon to start recording. Have you ever watched your local weather reporter draw a weather pattern on the screen?

AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning

Social Learning

Like many of you, my first look at augmented reality (AR) came via 80s action movies (e.g. Because Smartphones possess GPS, a camera, and fast graphic chips, they have all the necessary ingredients for a smooth AR experience. Introduction to AR.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.

Video is the New Text.Hmmm!

Will at Work Learning

NOT a professional video camera. based on who knows what (going to art museums, listening to music, playing music as a kid, observing the craft while watching videos, movies, TV, etc.). For years I've been telling clients they ought to use more video in their learning programs, especially their elearning offerings. My arguments have been as follows: People react to well-crafted videos and audio with increased attention.

Resolve to Engage Your Learners in 2012

The Learning Circuits

No one wants to watch a movie in which the director yells “Lights, Camera…Multiple Choice Question” We are more excited with movies directed with the words “Lights, Camera, Action.” Multiple choice questions don’t reflect reality. In real-life we are seldom confronted with a multiple choice question, we are confronted with problems, decisions, and the need to be innovative. Not the need to choose the best answer out of four choices.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Think about the rise of camcorders and camera phones,” Will notes. People still flock to see professionally produced movies at the theater, and every major brand still seeks out experts to create top-end video content.

Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template

eLearningArt

If you look closely, you’ll notice that content is delivered through conversations in many types of media… in movies, TV shows, interviews, commercials, and more. The next time you watch a tv show or a movie, pay attention to the different camera angles that are used.