The Ultimate Guide: What is Screencasting and Why Use it?

TechSmith Camtasia

Think of your apps, websites, IMs, emails, and everything that makes up your digital world. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a screencast instead! A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen and usually includes audio narration.

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

Think of your apps, websites, IMs, emails, and everything that makes up your digital world. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a screencast instead! Screencasting is when you record a video of your computer screen, oftentimes for teaching or sharing ideas. Think about your digital life. All that time sitting at your desk.

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What Your Onboarding Kit Should Include (And Why You Should Offer One)

TalentLMS

So, make sure to include this information in your onboarding kit for new employees: A directory of employee profiles including names, contact details, and usernames on company messaging applications like Slack or IM. Stationery, like pens and notebooks. It’s Day 1 at your new job. As you walk through the sliding door and towards the front desk to let them know you’ve arrived, you can’t keep the smile off your face. This is exactly the career opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Im not a techie -- far from it. Im an instructional designer with an emphasis on writing and schmoozing. Google Alerts A nice adjunct to Google Reader; Im always discovering something new via my "instructional design" alert. 10) Paper Call me old school, but I still like to take notes with pen and paper. Im #34 on the list. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Four Industry Announcements

Kapp Notes

All of the e-Learning specifications are captured- from SCORM and AICC to IMS, PENS and LETSI RTWS. This seems to be “press release” week for me but some great things are happening like the Innovations in Clinical Research Worksho p I blogged about the other day. Well today, two more announcements. First, my colleague Koreen Olbriish (and book contributor) announced that Tandem Learning has been acquired by Ayogo Game s.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

Marginal annotations, which abounded in the centuries when readers usually went through books with pen in hand, identify the often surprising messages that individuals have found as they read. Great post, Cammy and Im completely with you on loving the physical feel of a good book. Not that Im advocating the end of the book--Im not--but I think that we are actually gaining certain kinds of knowledge and information with our digital versions. link] I hope that Im wrong.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

I usually lunge for the mute button, but often I still have to wait for the now-silent narration to finish before Im allowed to move on. Im with you. I think Im still hung up a bit on feeling the need to have some text representation on the screen to reinforce the audio and provide a point of reference -- even when theres an animation on the screen. Of course, this is all just my unfounded and profoundly biased opinion (Im very very visual).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Then I realized Im a constant notetaker, in the pen-and-paper sense. Thats one way for me to process the information Im seeing/hearing, and the same may be true for at least some live bloggers. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 14, 2007 Personal Hard Drive Mark Oehlert made some very sparky comments as he enters into the "raging PLE debate." (I

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

1 – A brief history of pretty much everything The final piece for an AS art course, a flipbook made entirely out of biro pens. Users explore websites, search for clues, receive phone calls, chat on IM, and tackle puzzles and minigames. Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? How many times have you wished they didn’t? I need a LMS.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean? The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Early Signs for 2012.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] May 17-20, 2010 Learning Impact 2010 and The Summit on Global Learning : Industry Challenges, sponsored by IMS Global Learning Consortium, Long Beach, California, USA. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page and so we’ve somewhat established a pattern of published in here. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. And it covers a broad range of types of topics. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Think of your apps, websites, IMs, emails, and everything that makes up your digital world. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a screencast instead! 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. Think about your digital life.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." " But its still a massive list.