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.

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.

Housekeeping Best Practices For Screensharing and Screencasting

eLearning Brothers

I prefer option 3 because it allows me to keep my presets like the first option, and I start my screencasting videos with an animation for the company I am representing, so there is no need to introduce my brand through a desktop background.

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.

Video Simulations and Screencasts for Effective Online Training

CommLab India

Check this blog to know how you can use video simulations and screencasts for process and software training. eLearning Design video based learning

TechSmith Terrible Screencast Contest

Visual Lounge

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

Video Screencasts to Make Software and Process Training Exciting

CommLab India

Learn how screencasts can improve your software and process trainings. Training Solutions Software & Process Training

Articulate 360 – Developing Good Screencasts With Peek

CommLab India

Peek is an application that can be used to create screencasts of software applications. The screencasts, created using this Articulate application, can be used to develop video and simulation-based lessons to train your employees on software applications.

Screencast of the Week - Super Bowl Screencast

Visual Lounge

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?)!

LIVE EVENT: Screencast Camp 2013

Visual Lounge

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.

Skip the Boring Email, Show Your Results with a Screencast!

Visual Lounge

There are a lot of ways to use screencasting at work , but for now let’s focus on using screencasts to report on project results. How to Use Screencasts to Report on Project Results. The post Skip the Boring Email, Show Your Results with a Screencast!

Top Five Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom

Visual Lounge

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.

Happy 5th Anniversary 'Screencast'!

Visual Lounge

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.

Here’s a Free Application to Help with Tutorials & Screencast Videos

Rapid eLearning

How to Display Keyboard Shortcuts during Screencast Tutorials. This is perfect for webinars and screencast tutorials. How to Customize the Keyboard Shortcut Display for Screencast Tutorials. E-learning Free Downloads Multimedia Screencasting Tutorials Video

Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

Visual Lounge

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.

Want to Develop Impressive Screencasts? Here’s How Storyline 3 Can Help

CommLab India

Check this blog to know the exciting features in the interactive e-learning development tool Storyline 3 for creating impressive screencasts. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

Using screencasting in training: What? Why? How?

Matrix

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?

5 Ways to Use Screencasting at Work

Visual Lounge

Screencasting at work? Screencasting and screen recording give you the ability to demonstrate a process, personalize communication, and archive important information. 5 Ways to Use Screencasting at Work. Why, of course!

Different Ways to Use Screencasting for Your Online Courses

LearningZen

I sometimes forget to use screencasting when I'm creating online courses. In which courses do you use screencasting? What a great way to show the student step by step how to use the POS system or CRM. Love to hear your feedback.

Screencast of the Week - CisionPoint

Visual Lounge

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.

Celebrating a Screencasting Pioneer

Visual Lounge

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.

Who wants to be a better screencaster?

Visual Lounge

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?

We Need Your Help - Screencasting Tips for New Screencasters

Visual Lounge

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 Showing eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Michael Hanley was nice enough to post a description and screencast of how to navigate the eLearning Learning Community and what he sees as the value proposition. It's very cool to have people like Michael involved who can add value to the collective whole. Thanks Michael. Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

Screencast of the Week - GrowVeg.com

Visual Lounge

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.

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.

Screencast of the Week - Why Most Screencasts are Tedious.

Visual Lounge

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.

Jing Screencasts Bandwidth Limit

Tony Karrer

I had used Jing several times recently to create screencasts. Luckily, viewing of my recent screencasts ( LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answer ) will be pretty low over time. So, I'm now back to searching for a free tool that works to create screencasts that I can use for my blog. I have been pretty happy with it as a tool, but I got a message from Jing that told me that I had nearly used up my monthly bandwidth.

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Screencast of the Week - Orchestrate

Visual Lounge

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

Visual Lounge

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.

Inside a K12 Math Teacher’s Screencasts

Visual Lounge

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.

50 Screencast Tips from Chris Pirillo

Visual Lounge

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

5 Best Practices for Screencasting

DigitalChalk eLearning

As an online educator, sometimes creating a screencast for your class can be extremely beneficial. There are three primary uses for screencasts: Demonstrating the use of a computer software. We have selected 5 best practices to achieve a high quality screencast for your online course.

Screencast of the Week - Orin Thomas

Visual Lounge

In additional to being a screencaster, Orin is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer , Microsoft MVP , and has authored more than twenty books for Microsoft Press. Orin shared with me some of his tips for making screencasts which I thought were very useful so I wanted to share them with you.