Screencasts for knowledge sharing

Visual Lounge

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

Screencasting: From Script to Screen

Visual Lounge

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.

8 Tips to Incorporate Screencasts Into Your Online Training Course

Visual Lounge

There is a broad range of applications for screencasts in online training, from software product demos to POS system tutorials. Here are 8 tips to incorporate screencasts into your eLearning course design. Focus on Specific Areas of the Screencast to Reduce Cognitive Overload.

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

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?)!

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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

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 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.

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?

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.

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!

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.

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 - 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 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 - Google Earth Design

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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.

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

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 - Orin Thomas

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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.

Screencast of the Week - Behind the Scenes of a Screencast

Visual Lounge

This week's screencast is from Mel Aclaro. I have to say the title of his blog post about his screencast caught my eye right away - " Camtasia Isn't Just For Screencasting ". I picked this screencast for several reasons. Who do you nominate for next Screencast of the Week?

Screencaster Gift List. What's on Your List?

Visual Lounge

What would you get your favorite screencaster as a gift? What are essential tools that you need to make great screencasts? I need your input to compile a list of gifts to get your favorite screencaster. Camtasia Studio Camtasia for Mac Jing Screencast 475 26 31