Creative screencasting

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

A screencast is a recording of your computer screen to which you add an explanation by voice- combining it into a video. A screencast is a classical way of explaining computer programs and software. You might for instance explain via a screencast how to start a twitter account.

Screencasting: From Script to Screen

TechSmith Camtasia

From editing and rewriting video scripts to recording and screencasting new footage, she worked to refresh not only the visuals but also the scope of the tips to bring more useful, relevant content to users. Screencasting is all about process. Plan out your screencast.

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Top Five Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is one of the most dynamic tools educators can use to transform their classroom in a dramatic fashion without investing a tremendous amount of time learning a new software piece or app. This article will focus on five easy ways educators can use the power of screencasting.

Learning About Screencasting

Matthew Guyan

A few months ago David Anderson started a new type of E-Learning Hero Challenge – creating screencasts (which are short ‘how-to’ video clips). Anyway, here’s a few of things I’ve learned so far when creating my screencasts: Planning.

Screencast of the Week - Why Most Screencasts are Tedious.

TechSmith Camtasia

A blog post title caught my eye last week, 'Why Most Screencasts And Online Presentations Are Tedious (And How To Fix It)'! I love Sean's blog post and screencast. He talks about techniques they use in TV programing like the scene, camera angle or some other change in the shot.

Top 3 Free Screencast Software To Create High-Quality Videos You Must Know

eLearning Industry

Free screencast software is a useful computer program you can use to record video and narration on your computer. There are many good programs available on the market now. Video-based Learning Screencasting Tools Video In eLearning Video Production Best PracticesHowever, only few of them are powerful enough to use for your eLearning courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Students can watch a screencast video at their convenience, pausing and reviewing as often as needed. Create and produce your own screencast. Guest post by Michael F.

5 Screencasting Tools for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve narrowed it down to a few of the best screencasting applications to help you build your online course a little easier. With Screencast-O-Matic , you have the option to record through your browser with one click or through the downloaded application.

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program.

Make your Screencasts Pop in 3D!

TechSmith Camtasia

One of my favorite screencasters, Paolo Tosolini has shared his tips to make your screencasts stand out from the crowd! He helped make a screencast that had a ROI of $2.4 In this guest blog post, Paolo will share how to make your screencasts pop like they're in 3D!

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the First Day.

TechSmith Camtasia

I thought it would be fun to make a more useful version of the traditional Christmas carol and change it to be "The 12 Days of Screencasting"! 12 expert Screencasters have shared their tips and screencasting advice with me. Screencast Tips and Tricks Wicked Cool 599 32 218

Using screencasting in training: What? Why? How?


E-learning has taken over as the main method of knowledge delivery and it works wonderfully; but for those instances where a facilitator is necessary, screencasting is a good way to merge human and digital interaction. WHAT is screencasting? WHY screencast? HOW to screencast?

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Down Tools Week

TechSmith Camtasia

After a short hiatus, 'Screencast of the Week' is back! And, we've got a fantastic screencast this week from Red Gate Software. This screencast has everything! I love, love, love this screencast for so many reasons! Curious about how screencast was made?

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

Quasar’s video training program, known as Quasar Anytime , now contains over 1,000 training videos. These screencasts can also include voiceover and even webcam videos, so Michael and his employees can explain what is happening on screen.

Screencasting Saves Crafters Time, Confusion with Die-Cutting Tools

TechSmith Camtasia

It was a lot like buying a photo printer and an image-editing program. I had to figure out the image editing program on my own,” said Darla. “I Darla joined TechSmith’s Technical Preview Program to learn as much as she could about Camtasia. Die-cutting programs.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Students can watch a screencast video at their convenience, pausing and reviewing as often as needed. 1 Screencasts can be designed to let students personalize their learning and highlight important information as they proceed at their own pace. Create and produce your own screencast. Screencast PowerPoint Model. Screencasting to Engage Learning.

9 Best eLearning Websites to Grasp Knowledge of Programming

Your Training Edge

As the technology trends are advancing, computer programming is becoming the core competency of all kinds of work. Nowadays, many people hold the potential and have the chance to become an expert in many of the programming languages such as C++ and JavaScript.

Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Lynn Langit and her partner Llewellyn Falco firmly believe that programming should be a core skill taught in middle and high schools across the globe. Together, they combined years of professional programming experience to create Teaching Kids Programming (TKP).

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The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Before you make your first screencast , these nine essential tips will help you create a quality screen recording that you’ll want to share. How long is the ideal screencasting video? Sound can make a big difference in the overall quality of your screencast recording.

Do You Have What It Takes? Test Your Skills at TechSmith’s Screencast Boot Camp

TechSmith Camtasia

Not for the faint of heart, the Screencast Boot Camp will push you farther than you’ve ever been pushed before with an endless stream of exercises and drills. If you want to be one of the best, then this program is for you!

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

TechSmith Camtasia

Our customers’ three most popular OVPs are YouTube, Vimeo, and Screencast , with YouTube by far being the most popular. Which online video platform is best for my screencasts? Screencast” refers to the free Screencast.

Register now for ScreencastCamp 2013!

TechSmith Camtasia

Campfires, s’mores , BBQ, tech, geek crafts, sporks and lots of screencasters. ” ScreencastCamp is a gathering of screencasters and visual communication aficionados wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Here at TechSmith , we understand the power of screencasting.

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 2)


As I discussed in Part 1 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. Screencasting? It is notoriously difficult to demonstrate the return on investment on an eLearning program.

Why Flipping Appeals to My Students

TechSmith Camtasia

By creating video lessons (also known as screencasts), each student has access to the same lesson, which can be edited and perfected beforehand by Smith. For Educators flipped classroom Quizzing Screencast Screencasting

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Click here to view the screencast. I did a quick screencast to show how it works. Click here to view the screencast. The video kind of reminds of all of the lame training programs I’ve been in where we had to write and perform songs based on what we learned.

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New book: Interactive guide to Camtasia for Mac

TechSmith Camtasia

Over the past decade, Dave has authored, directed, and produced many different eLearning and interactive design programs. 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.

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Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

I started with a long history of screencasting. I discovered over the years, that in education as well as in advertisements, screencasts are just not good enough on their own. Examples of what I call video tools: Screencasts. Make Screencasts Painless with Storyboards, Scripts.

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Free Screen Capture Program. beyond Print Screen

Take an e-Learning Break

Just started using Jing , a free online screen capture program. This program hangs around as a "sun" image at the top of your screen. Save the screenshot to any number of places, including your computer or to Screencast (online free storage).

ScreencastCamp 2013 Session Content

TechSmith Camtasia

ScreencastCamp is where screencasters from all over the country gather to network, learn, and collaborate to grow as screencasters. Mike explains the benefits of both programs and how people are using them to complete projects. What is ScreencastCamp?

Looking Back at 2016

Matthew Guyan

There we small lesson that started with some simple programming and gradually built from there. Screencasting. I wrote some initial reflections in a post Learning About Screencasting. Another year is almost over and it’s time to look back on the year that was.

ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

TechSmith Camtasia

Rob Zdrojewski is a NY State certified K-12 Technology Education Teacher at Amherst Middle School and Adjunct Professor in the online Education Technologies and Emerging Media Program at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. Student Screencasters – Why Let Teachers Have All the Fun?

Flip your class or training with video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Annelies Ranzijn ( see photo) shared the experiences of Inholland with weblectures and I shared the experience of En nu online with the use of video within an online learning program , together we covered a beautiful range from professional to amateuristic use of video and everything in between.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Dave Giberson

TechSmith Camtasia

He uses rich media in online and web-enhanced education with emphases on screencasting. He’s been using TechSmith ‘s screencasting tools, such as Camtasia and Snagit , to provide services to faculty and staff since 1999. You can see an example of one of his screencasts here.

Screen Capture on Tablets Made Easy

TechSmith Camtasia

As users of our software will attest, Camtasia makes screencasting a piece of cake on laptop and desktop computers. Today we’re serving up three piping hot options for tablet screencasting to suit a variety of needs. Have you discovered alternative means of tablet screencasting?

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