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.

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is when you record a video of your computer screen, oftentimes for teaching or sharing ideas. Common examples of screencasts are onscreen tutorials , video lessons , or slideshare presentations. Here at TechSmith , we understand the power of screencasting.

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5 Tips On How To Use Screencasts In Online And Blended Courses

eLearning Industry

Producing screencast videos to deliver key information not only helped me solve the burdening hurdle but also enriched my course content with media. Blended Learning Blended Learning Best Practices Blended Learning Solutions Screencasting Tools Video In eLearning

Supplement Your Camtasia Screencast with Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

How do these fit into your screencast, you ask? Remove the background, and you can now use the characters and branching options to jump on and off screen right on top of your screencast to offer help, ask questions, or allow the viewer to choose to view the module again.

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.

TechSmith Terrible Screencast Contest

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How many of you have watched a terrible screencast? Heck, I've made my fair share of terrible screencasts! I'm happy to announce we're having our first ever TechSmith Terrible Screencast Contest! Community Screencast TechSmith 273 157 32 38

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.

Screencasts for knowledge sharing

TechSmith Camtasia

To write a blog post, record a screencast and post it on YouTube, or reply to a question on a forum opens you up to some level of criticism. Screencasting as a knowledge-sharing tool. Screencasting, in particular, works powerfully for my niche.

Screencast of the Week - Super Bowl Screencast

TechSmith Camtasia

Google ran an ad that was a screencast! And, that's our Screencast of the Week this week! Regardless of that, I am happy to see screencasting hit big time. This has to be the world's most expensive screencast (and maybe most viewed screencast?)!

Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting in Google Chrome is here! With our latest release of Snagit, you now have the ability to make screencasts from your Chromebook or any Chrome browser! At this time, we’re considering the screencasting feature in Snagit for Google Chrome to be in beta.

Screencast, Aha!

Jay Cross

Screencasts are a great way to look over someone’s shoulder remotely to see what’s happening on screen. I used to use Camtasia for this but the price tag drove me away. I used Jive instead. Both Jive and Snagit were rendered inoperable by the latest update of Yosemite for the Mac.

Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Screencast tutorials are some of the most common forms of online training. One challenge is creating effective and engaging screencasts. Screencast Tip: Establish Context Quickly. Many screencasts aren’t clear about what the value of the screencast is.

Happy 5th Anniversary 'Screencast'!

TechSmith Camtasia

They landed on the term "Screencast":[link] for this genre. And, since then, screencasting has grown leaps and bounds. It's easier to record and produce a screencast. The barriers to entry on screencasting have been lowered.

Who wants to be a better screencaster?

TechSmith Camtasia

If you want to become a better screencaster, how are you going to improve your skills? Camtasia expert, Daniel Park, has a couple upcoming events that may help you get the skills and expertise to get to the next level of screencasting. The post Who wants to be a better screencaster?

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Thankfully, screencasts make creating videos more approachable. If you’re wanting to use more video in your presentations, trainings, or even emails (and I highly recommend you do), screencasts are a great place to start. What exactly is a screencast?

LIVE EVENT: Screencast Camp 2013

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s a time that a lot of us here at TechSmith look forward to each year – Screencast Camp. We’ve invited 100 people to come join us for a free weekend to get more in-depth on the how to’s, the what for’s, and the here’s why 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.

Animated GIFs vs. Screencast Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

A few years ago, I regularly shared video screencasts. I definitely did not receive “I love your screencasts!” They were 5-10 minute screencasts with audio and webcam video of myself (looking professional in a dress shirt, despite the fact that I was wearing PJ pants).

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

TechSmith Camtasia

Thankfully, screencasts make creating videos more approachable. If you’re wanting to use more video in your presentations, trainings, or even emails (and I highly recommend you do), screencasts are a great place to start. What exactly is a screencast?

Celebrating a Screencasting Pioneer

TechSmith Camtasia

People have been sharing their computer screen content since the late 1960’s thanks to Doug Engelbart, the first person to ever share a screencast. All of that technology and manpower just to create one screencast! Modern screencasting is much simpler today.

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

If you want then the tool can also bundle the standard tracking features with the published output so that one can directly upload the output – called a screencast – to any standard compliant LMS to deliver to the intended learners. Now-a-days with the advent of technology, one can start recording their screens for small just-in-time screencasts, without needing to download and install any software. However, a screencast is not necessarily interactive.

Screencast of the Week - CisionPoint

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's Screencast of the Week comes from CisionPoint. This screencast uses a few of Camtasia Studio's features like SmartFocus, transitions, and callouts. what I really like about this screencast is the ending. Click the screenshot below to see the CisionPoint screencast.

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

TechSmith Camtasia

Tom’s also a screencasting pro, and he frequently puts video content on his YouTube channel or on Screencast.com. Snagit is a great way to get started if you are new to screencasting. Sometimes new screencasters worry way too much about little mess ups.

Screencast of the Week - GrowVeg.com

TechSmith Camtasia

I recently heard from GrowVeg.com about a series of screencasts they made with Camtasia for Mac. I love that they made a demo screencast of their software so I could check it out before trying out their software. Click on the pic below to see GrowVeg.com's Quick Start screencast.

Inside a K12 Math Teacher’s Screencasts

TechSmith Camtasia

Question: What type of Jing screencasts do you create? My screencasts are designed to supplement my math curriculum by sharing concepts, computations, and sample problems to support classroom instruction. Vocabulary terms are also scattered among my screencasts.

We Need Your Help - Screencasting Tips for New Screencasters

TechSmith Camtasia

More and more people are screencasting. We're looking to gather and compile a list of the best screencasting tips to share with people that are new to screencasting or looking to take their screencasts to a new level. Together we can make better screencasts!

Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions

TechSmith Camtasia

So you can’t make it to Screencast Camp? The post Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. So you can’t make it to Screencast Camp? News & Events Events Live ScreencastCamp Screencasting TechSmithies The Forge

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. Here's Sean's great screencast. It's a short screencast that runs under 3 minutes.

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.

The 7 Best Screencasting Software in 2019 (Includes Free Options)

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The post The 7 Best Screencasting Software in 2019 (Includes Free Options) appeared first on Sell Courses Online. And to help you with this, there is an entire range of screencasting software in the market, which offer a variety of features on top of basic screen recording capability. As you’d … The 7 Best Screencasting Software in 2019 (Includes Free Options) Read the Post.

59 Tips for Creating Engaging Screencasts

TechSmith Camtasia

You can find that manual here: While the document was made for Camtasia Studio, the tips apply equally well to those using Camtasia for Mac or any other screencasting tool. Have you ever wondered what techniques you can employ to create a great video?

Screencast of the Week - Orchestrate

TechSmith Camtasia

ProCasts wins the highly coveted Screencast of the Week award this week with the screencast they created for Orchestrate - Employee Scheduling Software. I liked this screencast for several reasons. And, you can read more about the screencast from Orchestrate's view here.

Screencast of the Week - Google Earth Design

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's Screencast of the Week comes from Richard Treves on his Google Earth Design blog. There are several reasons I picked this screencast. You can see a blog post all about the screencast here. It's a quick screencast running 6:34.

How to Produce Great Screencasts

Rob Hubbard

I’ve been creating a lot of screencasts recently for the goal-based learning systems that we develop, so I thought I’d give you a run through of the equipment I’m using and the workflow I’ve adopted. The screencasts show users how to use the functions of the goal-based learning system.

50 Screencast Tips from Chris Pirillo

TechSmith Camtasia

Thought I'd share another useful resource for all you screencasters out there. He reminded me that he recently released an ebook with 50 screencasting tips ! Screencast Tips and Tricks 388 158 32