Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?
MARCH 17, 2015
The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. No more same formal videos, but action packed “Learning Movies” to impact the learners can be the next big thing in the world of e-Learning. Challenges of Movie-based Learning.
PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 4, 2011
Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube. If there was a need to add background music to the presentation in addition to narration, you would be in a bit of a pickle.
Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link].
PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 16, 2010
I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie. Open Windows Movie Maker.
Tipping the balance #blideo
Learning with e's
AUGUST 21, 2015
I only ever saw the movie Equilibrium once, and it was a long time ago. Now I've been #blideo challenged by Amy Burvall to interpret this clip from the movie. As he waits for the music to start, he toys with a snow globe - a piece of trivia which holds his attention briefly.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint
APRIL 23, 2013
“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.].
Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.
6 Lessons Pixar Can Teach Us About Company Learning
MARCH 23, 2017
Admit it, you have cried during basically every Pixar movie. When Wall-e longingly watches clips of old romantic musicals. When Andy gave up Woody in Toy Story 3. When Carl and Ellie share their last words in Up. When Sully says goodbye to Boo. We’ll stop there. We actually want you to read the rest of this article
Disruptive technologies 2015-2016
JANUARY 12, 2015
Topics include cyber security, mobile payments, drones, bitcoin, social media, digital, omnichannel, attribution, cx, music, movies, Hollywood 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. In the embedded presentation below, Brian Solis explores some of the biggest technology trends and possible twists on the horizon for 2015 and 2016.
What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?
MAY 21, 2015
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?
From the Silver Screen to Your eLearning
JANUARY 14, 2016
Since I was little I have loved the movie theatre experience. Apart from thousands of hours of entertainment, the movie theatre has also given me some perspective on how to make a good eLearning course. It almost becomes part of the story of my movie-going experience.
The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations
OCTOBER 4, 2016
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.
Designing Micro-learning Modules – A Few Lessons from Hollywood
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Movie #1: GoldenEye. GoldenEye, one of the most successful Hollywood movies, has an action-filled beginning. This serves two purposes – pulling the audiences into the movie instantly and setting the stage for things to come. Movie #2: Ice Age. Movie #3: Jaws.
Give Your Adobe Captivate Course an Excellent Introduction
MAY 24, 2016
Smooth calypso music plays as a handful of dark triangles fan out to create a jagged, yet geometric pattern of overlapping peaks that nicely frames the title text. Every great thing needs a great introduction.
4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning
MARCH 25, 2016
No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder.
How to Design Attention-Grabbing E-Learning
JULY 20, 2016
Every time I sit down to watch a movie, I hear the same opening music that studios have been using for decades. I’ve spent so many years enjoying movies, it’s almost Pavlovian at this point.
The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.
OCTOBER 30, 2015
We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. Without being a hardcore gamer, it is difficult sometimes to get a scale of the video game industry.
3 Insider Tips to Unleash Multimedia in E-learning
AUGUST 30, 2016
Add music and sound effects only when they enhance the learning experience. Many designers of self-paced online learning courses add music and/or other sound effects only to make their courses more interesting. How can you engage your online learners effectively?
13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
DECEMBER 2, 2014
It’s easier than ever to capture activity on your iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. Turn off in-game music. If you’re recording a game that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings. Use music.
Effective Video Training – Breaking it down
APRIL 24, 2012
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. I would argue that the music is a bit loud – it competes with ‘Pablo’ the actor.
Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?
JANUARY 4, 2016
Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The language of silence added a ‘groovy’ and positive tone to darkness, with the lyrical format leaving music lovers everywhere delirious.
Learning on Smartphones
OCTOBER 19, 2015
If we think of it like this – smartphone use is becoming almost universal, and smartphone users get their news, weather, music, social chat, sports results, books, financial information and movies there, it should be no surprise that they want their learning on their smartphones as well.
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 3, 2015
Then there was Maria von Trapp (played by Julie Andrews in the movie musical The Sound of Music. Students often struggle with critical thinking. They are great at description, but ask them to move beyond this into critical analysis and they look at you and shrug.
BETTing on the future
Learning with e's
MARCH 2, 2016
My American music and drama teacher, Larry Domingue was a liberal, approachable and very talented teacher. I wasn’t allowed to study music, according the curriculum of the time, but his approach to education was to inspire rather than constrain.
Attributing Derivative Works in your eLearning Courses
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Having read so many Stephen King, Sydney Sheldon, Nora Roberts and many others, I feel a sense of déjà vu when I see a derivative movie based on the novel. Many times, the author of the book on which the movie is based is never mentioned.
Lectora User Conference Sessions You Should Attend This Year – #LUC2015
MARCH 9, 2015
When you see learning content that looks like a high production video game or a Hollywood movie that works on both mobile and PC platforms, it can appear as sorcery. This conference is going to be held in the heart of downtown Nashville at the new Music City Center.
School House Rock, School of Rock
MARCH 13, 2007
Perhaps, as designers of learning events, we need to re-think the stale, static nature of our presentations and focus on adding music, rhymes and â€œcatch phrasesâ€ to our learning events. this movie should be required of every school teacher, trainer and instructional designer.
Video is the New Text.Hmmm!
Will at Work Learning
MAY 13, 2015
I also endeavor to use some aesthetic sensibilities; developed over the years regarding audio, music, visuals, cinematography, etc. 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.
Does Video Quality Influence Brand Perception?
JUNE 2, 2015
35% of video consumers today watch video at least several times per day , typically music videos, user-generated content, TV and movies, and branded video. There’s no denying the power and reach of video management platforms – but could common quality issues negatively impact your brand? They’re watching on desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and connected TVs. . So, what does this mean for your brand?
5 Reasons Why Online Learning Engages Employees in Training
MARCH 22, 2017
It tells a story – People love stories, regardless of if they are communicated through movies, music, books, or even eLearning. Have you ever tried to get someone interested in what you were saying or doing, only to have that person zone out on you? Of course you have.
Learning gets social, emotional, progressive!
JANUARY 13, 2016
This can be compared to the preferences of individuals when it comes to choosing their genre of entertainment in the sphere of movies – which could be a thriller, a musical, or even a sci-fi Star Wars kind of experience! Walmart is a giant of a brand!
Attention Span and Performance Improvement
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Movie makers have known about this need for stimulus change for years. 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." Music and animation were introduced in the first eight seconds in order to capture your attention.
11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
Scratch Computer vs. Soccer ball game created in Scratch Scratch: Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.
How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training
JUNE 15, 2016
The modern-day population is swiping its way to pretty much everything –shopping, banking, music, movies– you name it! In this article, I will outline what mobile learning apps are and the benefits they offer.