Skip the Boring Email, Show Your Results with a Screencast!

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There are a lot of ways to use screencasting at work , but for now let’s focus on using screencasts to report on project results. How to Use Screencasts to Report on Project Results. Share your experiences with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production

Visual Lounge

With our last major update , we debuted video screen recording in Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ve been noticing GIF screencasts gaining in popularity on social websites like Twitter and Google+, as well as on blog posts and websites. It’s update time!

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PD with Pictures: Using Screencasting to Save your Sanity!

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Check out these 5 ways screencasts have saved my sanity: Better How-Tos with Google Docs. If you’re a Google Docs user, you probably know you can’t embed videos into a document. The post PD with Pictures: Using Screencasting to Save your Sanity!

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

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How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of , October 13, 2009. 5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Google Wave (6). 5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. Google Wave Invitations Available , October 13, 2009. Opus Meets Google Wave , October 15, 2009. Twitter (43).

10 Things I Love about

mLearning Revolution

Screenr is a completely free, web-based technology that allows anyone to sign in with their Twitter or Facebook account and record anything on your screen for up to 5 minutes. I’ve only posted a few screencasts, but I’ve already gotten a few comments and I enjoy responding back.

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. A number of sources if you want to dive in one of these topics: A tool for screencasting is screencast-o-matic. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme.

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Deliver Outstanding Customer Service with Screen Recording

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At TechSmith, we use Snagit for our “quick-and-dirty” videos; i.e. our simple screencasts that don’t require extensive editing or professional polish. Plus, relying on a screencast means less room for error than text alone. Send us your questions or comments on Twitter or Facebook.

Three Reasons Why Your Tech Support Team Should be Using Screen Capture

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TechSmith’s tech support team uses Snagit to create screenshots, screencasts , and even an occasional GIF. #2: While Google Translate is a fantastic resource, incorporating images into your tech support correspondence makes it easier to get the point across quickly and effectively.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for learning - Sticky Learning , October 25, 2009. To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! Quick Explanation of Google Wave - Video - MinuteBio , October 2, 2009. How to Create Screencasts You Can Be Proud Of , October 13, 2009. Free Powerpoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. 5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. 3 more Google Wave resources , October 31, 2009. Google Wave (21). Twitter (137).

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

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Unlike those big name awards shows, we'll try to deliver some thoughtful analysis of the entries to help you improve your own screencast technique. The Twitter hashtag is #tscforge. Tweet him up @fosteronomo or put him in a Google+ Circle.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have


The overwhelming surge in popular social media hangouts like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, as well as the true power that blogs have, all tell us where the potential learners are.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. 30- Wikispaces 32- Google Sites 88- PB Works. 16- Google Reader.

Manic May! Tools for Survival!

Visual Lounge

This year, I have found myself constantly leveraging Twitter, Snagit, and Remind as I power through the days. Twitter allows me to tell the story of our school, Remind helps me connect with families and send important updates, and Snagit?! Oh boy, I can feel it…May is here!

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

Visual Lounge

TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. You can find almost any cloth from a local fabric store or a quick google search for a reasonable price.

Something new under the hood

Visual Lounge

Camtasia for Mac users may have noticed something different in your screencast projects after installing our free Lion-ready update a couple of weeks ago. So go nuts and add a little more motion to your screencast projects! Tweet him up @fosteronomo or put him in a Google+ Circle.

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Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! Quick Explanation of Google Wave - Video - MinuteBio , October 2, 2009. Free Powerpoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. All About Screencasting - Meet Scrast and Camtasia Users Group , September 30, 2009. Twitter (50). Free Powerpoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! Indian Learning Professionals and Companies on Twitter , October 1, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Software Training Focused on the Work, Not the Tool


You may even be creating some eLearning courses in Mindflash right now on a new software implementation, taking screen shots, screencasts, and creating process and workflow graphics to explain how the software works. You can follow him on Twitter or on Google+.

Last chance to vote for a ScreenChamp!

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We have an important job for you: determine which screencaster deserves a brand new MacBook Pro (and a bunch of other goodies). Bearded screencaster and renaissance man Dan Nunez ( @ListenChump ) is hard at work building trophies for the four lucky ScreenChamp Award winners.

New book: Interactive guide to Camtasia for Mac

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With over 30 screencast videos inside, this book will teach you the fundamentals of Camtasia for Mac and get you started on making great screencasts. Simply leave a comment on this blog post with a link to your favorite screencast by 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, April 4, 2013.


Teaching the World through Open Learning

Visual Lounge

So he started recording his computer screen along with instructional audio (also known as screencasting) for students to watch as they have time. Michael often relies on Twitter because it helps him connect with people from around the world quickly and easily.

Differentiation Through Flipped Out Collaboration

Visual Lounge

We implemented Google’s 20% time. First, almost all our videos were made using Steve’s interactive projector and Camtasia screencasting and editing software. We spent a great deal of time using Google Docs to share ideas and thoughts as the year went on.

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

Your Training Edge

Whether you choose to deliver content via text or video, host webinars or Google+ Hangouts, or use discussion forums or Twitter feeds, the LMS must be user-friendly, intuitive, and easy to navigate for both the instructors and the learners. Screencasts are digital recordings of computer screen output. Just in case you’ve been under a rock lately, here is a news update: the nature of training is changing, and fast!

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Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

When I want to know something, the first places I’ll look are Google, Wikipedia and YouTube. Videos, podcasts, PDFs, screencasts etc. by Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions. ‘I I absolutely loath elearning with all of my being.

Free Cloud Apps

eLearning Cyclops

Blogging WordPress Documents Google Docs Graphics Picasa Web Albums ChartGo (creating charts) Screencasts and Simulations Screenr Social Bookmarking Delicious Social Media and Networking LinkedIn Plaxo Twitter Yammer Video YouTube. Here is a compilation of free cloud applications. These have a slant towards learning tools and web development, but is open to any suggested cloud apps as long as they are free to all users.

EDUCAUSE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Dr. Dan Anderson

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Also Scheduled: Wednesday at 12:30PM and Thursday at 12:00PM we will have a Google Hangout so you can share your ideas with the TechSmith developers back at the office. Feel free to connect with Dr. Dan Anderson on Twitter @iamdan or check out his blog.

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. Kelly Rush (@hexydes | Google+ ).

Facebook for e-Learning


NewsRack A fully featured RSS reader that can be used as a standalone client with Google Readers. Webinaria Screencast Recorder You can create screencast tutorials or record video presentation for sharing with your learners.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Diana Kimball [twitter: dianakimball ] is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk on coding as a liberal art. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07.

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New Book: Camtasia Studio 8 – The Definitive Guide

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Daniel is a professional screencaster and has started his own company, dappertext. He has trained people around the world to be better screencasters. The book is an interactive PDF with over 300 full color screenshots and 30 screencasts totaling nearly an hour.

On The Cloud

eLearning Cyclops

Here are the tools that I use while on the Cloud, in no particular order: WordPress - my blog Delicious - bookmarking and sharing my bookmarks Twitter - sharing my incoherent thoughts on e-learning LinkedIn - professional networking, participating in e-learning/ISD groups and keeping an updated professional profile Google Docs - occasionally creating docs and spreadsheets Gmail - easy, simple e-mail Picasa Web Albums - store, view and share my photos YouTube - everyone knows what this is for.

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How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

Connect with us via Twitter. In fact, I was talking to someone recently who said that she really appreciates all of the resources available through sites like Facebook and Twitter. Here are a few examples: Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning.

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Plus, you will be surprised how much supporting information you may find in the Google Public Data Explorer. Cacoo (create diagrams) ChartGo (create charts) Google Public Data Explorer (Create charts and visualizations form public data) QR Code Generators - Put QR codes in your manuals and on the classroom screen. Screencasts - Software trainers, show them how it is done in a screencast that can be shared in the classroom and also accessed later at their convenience.