How to Script a Video for Your E-Learning Content

LearnDash

It should sound as though you are casually explaining something to an acquaintance at a networking event—not like you’re on a podium, declaiming in a faux-British accent. Videos are an important component of your e-learning course. Here’s why you shouldn’t wing it.

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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The Lectora User’s Conference and my First Big Presentation - Part 9: The Big Moment

The Learning Dispatch

The podium is off to the right side of the picture—but it helps set the stage, so to speak. By Mary Word Lights in my eyes. Don’t say UM. Can they hear me OK? Is the sound on the computer working like it did in the equipment check? Stop worrying and start talking. You’re on.

The Lectora User’s Conference and my First Big Presentation - Part 8: LA is one great big freeway…

The Learning Dispatch

cue: ¯ Hoorah for Hollywood …) I kept that Beverly Hilton water bottle from my speaker podium and the slim, elegant red pen with the BEVERLY HILTON in white logo letters. By Mary Word So did I tell you the conference was in Los Angeles?

Writing & Grammar: More Commas

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The doctor standing by the podium  Dr. Jasper Caspar  is a specialist in joint repair. by Jennie Ruby  Answers to  last week's challenge on commas  are brought to you by  Joanne Chantelau Hofmeister. Other respondents with all answers correct were  Roslyn G. Hager, Anne Goldenberger, Douglas Daniel Blackley , and  Vera Sytch. And, yes, number 4 was correct as written, meaning that technically the instructions should have mentioned that.

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CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS: Score Big with Town Hall Meetings

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The podium, microphone, and projector screen are tested and ready.  At 9 o’clock he steps up to the podium, says good morning and begins reading the first slide. By Phil Hanyok, COTP. Every quarter, employees gather in the cafeteria for town hall meetings. The tables are removed, and seats are placed in neat rows.

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Video: The Change Principle

ATD Learning Technologies

The camera starts with a wide shot of the official talking behind the podium. Cut back to the podium before moving to a close-up shot of a camera operator adjusting the focus ring on his camera. Cut back to the podium. We’ve all sat through boring training videos.

The Basics of eLearning Themes

eLearning Brothers

A few of the words I came up with are: dog, leash-free, fire hydrant, truck/car, window seat, bones, walks, trees, gate made out of bones, Saint Peter is a Saint Bernard, Podium at gate is made from a bone (or other object), Holes under the gate is the way to get in?,

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Writing & Grammar: Parallelism

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The doctor standing by the podium,  Dr. Jasper Caspar,  is a specialist in joint repair. by Jennie Ruby    Use parallel grammatical structures for parallel concepts. That is the grammatical rule called parallelism.   If you are going to use two verbs with one subject, for example, the two verbs have to be parallel in structure. Not parallel : Ben had both  to attend  the ceremony and  was going  to the rehearsal.

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Guest Blogger, Mark Sheppard: Not Attending ATD ICE? The Backchannel Saves the Day

Learning Rebels

But now I turn over the podium to Mark Sheppard Training Coordinator, Northern Lights Canada . ATD International Conference and Expo! In Orlando! In just 6 days! I’ll be there! Oh, shucks – you won’t be? I’m truly sorry to have missed you. Cue sad face).

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Get those Avatars Moving!

Kapp Notes

For example, tell the learners that the people who think the answer is A, go to the front right corner in the front of the room by the chalk board, those who think the answer is B, go to the left front of the room by the podium.

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MOOCs won’t make education much cheaper. It will make education much better!

Coffee and Design

If the lecture is anything other than an instructor standing behind a podium, then that is a foot forward.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

This finding will probably come as a surprise: Learners engaged more with informal video lectures delivered by an instructor seated behind a desk than with videos produced in a multimillion dollar studio and featuring an instructor standing behind a podium.

How To Master Public Speaking

Everwise

To help support a new manager with his transition into more public speaking, our community offered advice and tips to overcoming stage fright, becoming comfortable at the podium, and potentially looking forward to speaking in front of an audience.

Mobile Learning: No iPhone required

Bottom-Line Performance

One of the most interesting sessions was given by Dr. Cesar Bandera of Cell Podium. As Lisa previously posted, several of us went to the annual SALT conference at the beginning of March. Some of the sessions I was most interested in were the ones on mobile learning. I haven’t ever used my cell to actually learn anything and was interested to see what others in the field were doing in the area.

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ThoughtWorks: Day 1--Induction with a difference.

ID Reflections

The area around the podium is lit. The ThoughtWorks University sessions started yesterday. An induction with a difference (many differences), it was a refreshing experience for a "veteran" like me.

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The Top Soft Skills You Need to Teach Your Employees Now

TalentLMS

LinkedIn recently published a list of the most in-demand soft skills, with leadership, communication, collaboration, and time management on the podium. Soft skills rarely get the attention they deserve, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not valuable in the workplace.

Competition Human Fuel for High Performance

Training Industry

I feel like I have a great shot to get on the podium again.” But he used that need to push the Olympic star, and push him hard, to propel himself on to the podium. It was one of those truly remarkable 2016 Olympic moments in Rio. Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, Olympic gold medalist, sprinted across the finish line first in the 200m semi-final, with Canada’s Andre DeGrasse right at his side. Finish times in the heat: Bolt, 19.78 seconds; DeGrasse, 19.80. Two one-hundredths of a second.

The Disconnect As I See It – #LT10UK

Upside Learning

What he says further is even more interesting: “… no vendors would be a fine policy if no conference speaker ever pitched their book, blog or consultancy from the podium”. Learning Technologies 2010 was a great learning experience.

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Future of Education 2020 Summit

Jay Cross

At a Stanford education conference this morning, speakers made presentation after presentation without once involving the audience, not even asking for questions. For the first couple of hours there was zero audience participation.

You Need to Add Role-Plays to Your Product Training Immediately

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely.

Learning must occur in an ecosystem where each individual can both learn and teach

Learning Wire

Traditional formal learning environments have long placed an expert on a podium, who in turn tend to consider learners as sponges needing to absorb his/her expertise.

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

While conventional team meetings can’t be avoided for important and time-sensitive topics, they can still be creative and productive: Share the podium so it’s not a one-way conversation. Digital transformation is an urgent imperative.

Transform BORING into FANTASTIC

E-Learning Acupuncture

Watching an animated visual landscape unfold during the 10 minute talk instead of a ‘talking-head’ at a podium has far more attention grabbing power. Have you ever tried to watch a 10 minute talking head video online? It’s boring.

EdApp Performance Team: Ironman 70.3 Championships, Nice, France

Ed App

I was shaken and angry at the rider for taking such a dangerous pass, particularly when it was clear neither of us would be competing for the podium. EdApp performance team athlete Chris Wallace shares his experience from the Ironman 70.3 Championships in Nice, France.

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Love your students and they will love you back

E-Learning Acupuncture

Then Michael takes the podium and at the end of his acceptance speech, he shares with the audience a mantra that he says to himself every time he talks in front of a group of people: “Love your students and they will love you back.”

Onsite Training: An Ideal Solution for Any Size Company 

Continu

Speaker podium or dedicated area for instructor. If you are building a new training program or are revising an existing one, you may wonder if onsite training makes sense. And if you don’t currently have an onsite training facility, should you spend the money to create a designated space?

Keeping Video Learners Engaged

ATD Learning Technologies

While the person behind the podium speaks, the camera will cut after about five seconds to a journalist writing in her notebook for five seconds and then cut back to the speaker.

20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

Look, I do not have the greatest vision / eyesight, so I tend to key on ensuring I have a paper copy of my material in hand or a PD tablet to fall back unless I have the laptop on a podium or tablet in front of me and I am controlling the prompts (and not constantly twisting / turning around).

For Banks: How to Get Your Employees to Recommend Your Fin-Tech

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say.

Blending Online and Classroom Instruction: At the Same Time

Kapp Notes

Notice the small web cam on the podium. Last night, Scott came to my class to talk about "Polished Presentations" usually he drives up to Bloomsburg for the presentation but last night, due to a mix up on my part, he was unable to make the 120 mile trip.

You Need to Add Role-Plays to Your Product Training Immediately

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely.

e-learning It’s a sprint, not a marathon!

Saffron Interactive

Try it out on your next course, and see if you can take your learners on a fast track to the podium! Olympic fever is truly taking over.

For Banks: How to Get Your Employees to Recommend Your Fin-Tech

Lemonade

And then I got up to the podium. When I was in university, I was asked to give a speech at an awards banquet. Once I got over the initial panic, I buckled down. I did my research. Prepared my points. I knew exactly what I wanted to say. To say I choked, would be putting it nicely.

Ed Performance Team: The Challenge Championship, Slovakia

Ed App

You don’t need a personal best, top ten or podium to find new limits and I’m so proud to have finished. Molly Russell is one of our EdApp Performance Team athletes, who represents Great Britain in myriad triathlons. We welcome her as she shares her road to targeting the Challenge World Championships in Slovakia in June. Molly shares on of her experiences of being an extremely valued athlete in the EdApp Performance Team. Molly Russell: Samorin, Slovakia.

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How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

Instead of recording hour-long lectures at the podium, encourage faculty to create shorter video lessons (around 10 minutes each, or less, according to a study from MIT and University of Rochester ) for quality online courses.