The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

What is lecture capture? Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class. The term “lecture capture” is actually quite broad and can be used to describe a variety of solutions, software, and hardware. You may need to record something as simple as audio and PowerPoint point slides. Here’s a brief look at what will be covered in this Lecture Capture guide.

Why lectures?

Learning with 'e's

A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. It seems strange that although research points to their ineffectiveness as a method of learning, lectures still figure predominantly in higher education. Some academics might argue that when faced with a large group of 150 or more students, the lecture is the only viable method. The third concerns the nature of the lecture itself. Photo by Archbob on Pixabay Why lectures?

How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

TechSmith Camtasia

But for some instructors, there are still questions about how to best record lectures and other instructions to ensure student access and success. For example, is it better to pre-record lectures or will students better learn in a Zoom or other online meeting environment?

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

learnWorlds

Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. Empirical evidence suggests that adding attentional cues in the instructor behavior guides learners’ visual attention and thus improves their learning performance in video lectures. The Need for Facial Expressions in Video Lectures. The critical problem of learning with video lectures is students’ sense of distance between you and them.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Whereas there is no doubt video lectures are available to pretty much everyone, it’s worth taking on board a few basic tricks that will help you deliver a nice-looking course and receive great feedback. Happy video lecturing!

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

What is lecture capture? Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class.”. The term “lecture capture” is actually quite broad and can be used to describe a variety of solutions, software, and hardware. You may need to record something as simple as audio and PowerPoint point slides. Here’s a brief look at what will be covered in this Lecture Capture guide.

Different Types of Lecturers –Not all are Good–Which Inhabit Your Organization

Kapp Notes

People often like to compare game-based learning to lectures. Many people don’t realize there are also different types of lectures and most lecture types are not that good. In fact research has shown that while lectures are good for imparting factual knowledge, they are not that effective at imparting much more than facts. lecturers to an inventor and then validated by direct observation. They often structure the lecture around questions.

Tools of Engagement Slides from Texas Distance Learning Session

Kapp Notes

Here are some slides and information covered in my presentation at the Texas Distance Learning Association conference. I’ve included the slides from the presentation and slide on using PollEverywhere and writing directly in PowerPoint in slideshow mode. Take Notes Right on a PowerPoint Slide from Karl Kapp. Storytelling: Tools of Engagement from Karl Kapp. Using Poll Everywhere to Create an Interactive Story-based Presentation from Karl Kapp.

No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. This reduces the size of the slides. If you’re going to do this and plan for more chat space, make sure the slides are still readable at a smaller size. Sent a survey in advance, including a question asking for ideas on how to stop lecturing in webinars. The lecture in webinars is Medusa.

Guest post: Perfecting Your Video Lectures – 3 Quick Tips

eFront

Video lectures are essential in the elearning world. But not all lecture videos are the same. Just like when giving a lecture with a live audience, you want to properly transition your students to the day’s lesson.

Here’s An Easy Way to Create Whiteboard Lectures for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

It’s a simple tool that lets you write and capture your whiteboard lectures. In this case, you see the lecture inserted on a slide and I included a couple others and inserted them in a different elearning tool so you can see how they work. I’m a doodler. It helps me think. When I present or talk to people I like to use a whiteboard. I feel like I’m better able to get my ideas across as I map them out visually.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

Creating lectures, rearranging them and uploading the content is a dream. When I couldn’t figure out how to delete a lecture, for example, I found the solution via someone else who had raised a similar problem. Udemy assumes that the bulk of your course will be lectures. None of these things is a lecture, but they’re called one nonetheless. While Udemy allows you to pick the thumbnail of each video lecture, it offers you only a limited selection.

At M.I.T., Large Lectures Are Going the Way of the Blackboard

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Yesterday’s New York Times carried this wonderful article on introductory physics lectures at MIT. I recall sitting in a crowded lecture hall listening to a profesor prattle on about Physics 101 with several hundred fellow bored Princeton students some forty years ago. Over the greenboard hung a 12′ long slide rule, a relic that had seen duty in World War II calculating bomb trajectories.

Camtasia Assets for Any eLearning Setting

eLearning Brothers

You’ve got yourself a beautiful lecture that would make John Keating jealous. Overlays, Title Slides, and Lower Thirds. Company eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured News Products/Services Camtasia camtasia templates course starters cutout frames lectora lower third overlay overlays techsmith title slideCamtasia is one of the most popular screen capture tools currently on the market.

Authenticity

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Often the first lecture or contact point with the students will be an introduction made by the teacher on who they are, what their background is and why they are the one who should give the course. They have equal right to be there, especially if the learners have more contact with them (in person or online) than the ‘lead’ This is content given to the students and often not part of the slides they can download for each lecture.

How Online Learners Are Using Interactive Video Transcripts [STUDY]

3Play Media

177 online students answered 10 questions specifically about their use of 3Play Media’s interactive transcripts in conjunction with their video lecture courses. What was particularly revealing was the preference towards multimodal learning as well as controlling the pace of the lectures. In many cases this had to do with our transcript search feature , the ability to search for a keyword and jump to that specific point, not only in the lecture but throughout the course videos. “It’s

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Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync

LifterLMS

Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. WP Slide Sync is a new way to work with how you embed PowerPoint and video into your WordPress website. He’s the creator of WP Slide Sync, which you can find at WPSlideSync.com, which is a new way to work with PowerPoint and video and embed that in your WordPress website.

What I miss and what I don't

Learning with 'e's

Lecturing at a university can appear glamorous. Standing in front of large groups of undergraduates to give a lecture, or running a seminar for a small group of students looks fun, and usually it is. But behind the scenes, there are a thousand and one other jobs lecturers must do just to keep their heads above water. On top of all these requirements, the university lecturer is also expected to research and publish on a regular basis.

Making Virtual Learning Stick with Activity Debriefs

InSync Training

Unfortunately, we are still holding on to a content model that insists the most important outcome is getting through all of the slides. Few of us have the motivation or concentration to focus on 60 minutes of lecture. We’ve been using virtual classroom technologies for close to 20 years now. This webinar approach to content delivery is perhaps the most ineffective way to get information out to the world.

Opening Pandora's box

Learning with 'e's

It started off in sedate style a few years ago, when several students began to ask if they could audio record my lectures and seminars to play back later. Next came the introduction of the lecture capture tools, video and audio as well as the ability to synchronise these in sequence with slides. Soon students were tweeting the highlights and soundbites of lectures, and now they are liveblogging entire sessions from start to finish.

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Donald. Duck!

Learning with e's

Maslow's hierarchy of needs is only popular, because triangles are easy to put into Powerpoint slides" he opined. Clark argued that lectures are a relic of the medieval age, and complained that modern university teaching rooms are not tech friendly. But his outright dismissal of the lecture as a legitimate pedagogical method left many of the delegates reaching for their laptops and harsh tagging him. He cited Donald Bligh's seminal book 'What's the use of lectures?',

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Learners like a combination of talking head lecture and demonstration. There are two basic types of videos used in MOOCs: lectures and demonstrations. Within these larger categories are recordings of live classroom lectures, talking head–style videos, narrated PowerPoint presentations, screencasts (i.e., Learner engagement is highest for videos that combine approaches, for example, a talking head–style interspersed with PowerPoint slides.

Selling Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

We’ve already got the slides built, so it just needs to be converted to an online format. Everything’s all in the text on the slides.” ” I suspect this needs a lot more than just converting existing slides, and I’m not convinced that making people aware of the policy is really going to meet his goals. Is it mostly lecture, or do you have some activities or role plays or anything?” ” “It’s pretty much all lecture.

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

Before you even begin creating your instructional video , you will need to consider your lecture style. Animated lectures. Simple Slides Presentations. Presence overlapping the slides presentation. A question that arises and concerns video production is how the instructor’s presence is deciphered in the various lecture styles. To understand how presence is constructed in lectures we must first refer here the terms agency and intersubjectivity.

Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks

Geenio

You sink into the office chair and prepare to enjoy the video lecture given by one of your favorite experts in the field. But when the expert refers to the slide number one, you come to the horrible realization: you cannot see the slides. If you are committed to learning more, your next steps are to download the slides and do your best to match them with the video. Your students do not have to suffer because the video, audio, and slides are in the separate files.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? In UK higher education we tend to be more interested in transforming learning with digital technology than replicating the traditional teacher-centred approaches that are typified by the centrality of the lecture to the curriculum. Other than that - pretty much no way (unless its strategic - the best way to teach a concept is by audible lecture or story).

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What’s the Difference Between eLearning and Classroom-Based Learning?

Cloudshare

That’s why your slides need to be concise. Virtual instructor-led training has the added benefit of not being limited by the size of a physical lecture hall. During regular classes, you either have to record your lectures or hope that your notes are robust enough for review later.

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to  Joan Middendorf  and  Alan Kalish , Indiana University, "Adult learners can keep tuned in to a lecture for no more than  15 to 20 minutes  at a time." " In their excellent article,  The 'Change-Up' in Lectures , Middendorf and Kalish found that after three to five minutes of 'settling down' at the start of class, a lapse of attention usually occurred 10 to 18 minutes later.

How Educators Can Avoid Panic and Find Success Teaching Online with Janet Lee

TechSmith Camtasia

Use a PowerPoint prompt or, if you share your slides before the class, ask if they’ve looked at the materials already. 5) Content slides. But if you’re making your own slides, it’s best to check that they make sense for all learners to use.

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How to Create Awesome Training Videos (+8 Great Examples)

learnWorlds

Slides Presentations. But, you should also learn how to draw attention to video lectures. The critical problem of learning with video lectures is students’ sense of distance between you and them. Example 1: Simple Slides Presentation training. Slides presentations (usually made in Powerpoint) are one of the most popular and easy to create lecture styles. At the same time, it is the most effective way to emphasize the people in a lecture video.

Taylor Ehlert Responds to #AskMeMonday on PowerPoint Action Buttons

eLearning Brothers

Action Buttons are pre-coded shapes that allow you to hyperlink to different slides, run programs outside of PowerPoint, and even start up macros. Shapes can be distorted, changed, flipped, animated, and even hyperlinked to a different slide or file. This game was built mainly by using a bunch of Action Buttons that used the Hover State ability to restart the slide. A lot of questions have been asked surrounding the topic of PowerPoint Action Buttons. What are they?

5 Video Templates to Help Build Your Online Course

TechSmith Camtasia

That way, you can easily edit your intro/outro slides to fit the course you’re creating content for. New topic/unit slide. Use this template as a go-to for any video lesson slide. Here, you can easily pop in any text, images, or links of your choice and not waste time creating new structure and backgrounds for each individual slide. Remember to avoid hour-long lectures. How-to/demonstration slide.

Are You Using Low-Stakes Writing Assignments in Your Course?

LearnDash

Write an outline of a lecture video. When you’re making a lecture series, clearly state the important material at the beginning and review it at the end. Use slides along the way to indicate topic headings. At the end, ask your learners to write an outline based on your lecture. Low-stakes writing assignments offer learners another way to process information with less pressure than a formal essay.

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Selling Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

We’ve already got the slides built, so it just needs to be converted to an online format. Everything’s all in the text on the slides.” ” I suspect this needs a lot more than just converting existing slides, and I’m not convinced that making people aware of the policy is really going to meet his goals. Is it mostly lecture, or do you have some activities or role plays or anything?” ” “It’s pretty much all lecture.

Engage! Top 6 Best Practices that Foster Learner Engagement with Online Instructional Video

E-Learning Acupuncture

Videos that intersperse an instructor’s talking head (where the instructor looks directly into the camera) with slides are more engaging than slides alone. Avoid displaying the instructor’s head for the entire video unless there are no slides that accompany the presentation. In videos where there are few slides and more video of the instructor’s talking head, try filming in an informal setting related to the subject matter of the video (i.e.

Using LearnDash with Live Webinars: A Guide

LearnDash

Create and/or review your slides. Give yourself plenty of time to create your presentation slides. If you’re using slides for a lecture that you usually give in person, review them to make sure everything still works well in your new online environment. Practice your slides and discuss places where you might turn the discussion over to them for comment. Many of our users want to offer live webinars through their course for learners. Here’s how.

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What You Should Know About ELearning

LearnDash

ELearning tools such as discussion boards, bulletin boards, breakout rooms, real-time live lectures, and interactive games and activities allow learners to be a part of a learning community, share information, ask questions and engage with others. Remember the last time you were in a crowded classroom with a lecturer providing reams of notes, key points, and overhead slides while other students asked questions and talked to each other?