Screencasting: From Script to Screen

TechSmith Camtasia

With the aim to reimagine and rebrand old tip videos, social media intern Kelly Turner decided to take advantage of this opportunity and create new content too. Screencasting is all about process. Plan out your screencast. Or, you’ll waste time redoing your screencasts.

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.

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).

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by 7th grade Social Studies teacher Tom Hopper. Tom Hopper has been teaching 7 th grade Social Studies in Okemos, Michigan for 13 years. He’s a big fan of Edmodo, the social learning platform that he found last year.

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.

8 Tips to Incorporate Screencasts Into Your Online Training Course

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Ninth Day.

TechSmith Camtasia

We have just a few days left in our "12 days of Screencasting" series. On the ninth day, screencasting expert and Camtasia trainer, Stewart Milton shares 9 of his tips for everything you need for screencasting from start to finish. Screencast Tips and Tricks 600 26 218 203

Snagit for Chrome Update – Screencasting Comes Out of Beta, Gets Facelift

TechSmith Camtasia

With the release of Chrome’s M34 update, all of the screencasting features in the browser and OS are now available without having to jump through hoops to turn them on. The post Snagit for Chrome Update – Screencasting Comes Out of Beta, Gets Facelift appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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!

Screencast of the Week - Find Info About People Easily

TechSmith Camtasia

I was out in California for Social Web FooCamp. I met a lot of amazing people who are shaping the future of the web, social networking, the social graph, and new technologies. I liked Marshall's screencast because it is a great way to show off new tech.

Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

TechSmith Camtasia

Steve is also the author of Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business (New Rules Social Media Series) You can also catch Steve at and You can find Scott at , where he provide reviews and how to information about screencasting.

How to Optimize Your Screencast Videos for Search

TechSmith Camtasia

So you’ve just put the finishing touches on your latest Camtasia screencast video. Fortunately, you don’t need to be an SEO guru to squeeze more search engine traffic from your screencast videos. Here’s a step-by-step blueprint for screencast video SEO.

Screencast of the Week - Fighting Hunger, Editing By Candlelight and WFP

TechSmith Camtasia

She teaches Nonprofits to effectively use technology and social media. And, these videos tell a story - storytelling is one of the most important parts of interesting and engaging screencasts. Any nominations for next week's Screencast of the Week?

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign.

Social Bookmarks

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals Course is starting and the topic is Social Bookmarks. Here's the great resource / assignment that Harold and Michele created for this week: Week 2: Free Your Bookmarks with Social Bookmarking This has sparked some interesting activity and makes me think that the net effect of this kind of open course is a bit more interesting than I had thought. It's fun to have a group that is partly experience and partly new with social learning going on.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Screencasts. eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Simulations Social Media Training Assessments collaboration infographics interaction learning objectives MOOCs screencasts simulations technology enabled learning Videos

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? The following are the top items based on social signals. How to Use This Free Screencasting Tool for E-Learning , August 25, 2009.

Camtasia - Screencast - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System Friday, September 04, 2009. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Social Media Revolution - eLearning Technology , August 17, 2009. Presentation: Social Networking - Dont Waste Your Time , August 20, 2009. Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes - Skilful Minds , August 18, 2009. The following are the top items based on social signals.

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? How do social networks relate to personal learning?

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. Jane mined the submissions of her delightful tools database and came up with 100+ ways to use social media for learning. Tags: social tools

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers.

How to Record Your Screen – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. Chime in on any of our social channels and we’ll gladly add popular requests to the topics list. Tips & How To's recording screen Screencasting Snagit techsmith tips tips

Screenchamp Awards 2013 – UPDATE

TechSmith Camtasia

Yet everyone screening these vids has one thing in common—they all love screencasting! Daniel Foster, Social Media Strategist. News & Events Awards Customer Videos Events Screencasting ScreenChamp Wow—what an incredible turnout!

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance. Tags: social networking

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan

TechSmith Camtasia

She is presently passionate about iOS, gadgets, social networking for small businesses and educational technology. How did you discover the magic of screencasting? But I first discovered Screencasting while teaching SmartBoard PD.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Screencapture & Screencasting Tools. SOCIAL TOOLS. Social & Collaboration Spaces. Public Social Networks. Curation & Social Bookmarking Tools. Social learningLooking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so here.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

More social media. The use of social media in training has been somewhat controversial, as organizations are understandably concerned about the privacy of their proprietary information.

15 Great App Preview Videos and a Free Tool for Making Your Own

TechSmith Camtasia

Some of these developers don’t yet have the video uploaded and approved in iTunes…but they are getting the word out about their new app updates on social channels. Screencaster Andreas blogged about his process for making this video.

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How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of conversation about social media. Not only is social media good for you, it’s good for your learners. It makes sense to blend your elearning courses with social media because you teach your learners to create their own learning network.

Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

TechSmith Camtasia

It took me over a month of thinking and planning before I made my first official lesson on a screencast. The videos are available on my screencast site and are easily embedded into other sites. For Educators blended learning Education flipped classroom Math Science Screencasting

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How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. So what are the benefits of the screencast format? This can be done through adding social buttons and an embed code around the video frame itself.

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Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

TechSmith Camtasia

We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. Designer, trainer and screencaster.

Beyond Instructional Design: How Performance Support is Revolutionizing eLearning

Jane Hart

Insights on providing resources and bite-sized content, such as video, screencasts, or text instead of courses. Social learningReady to get results with performance support? Trivantis have asked me to host this free webinar, in which I will consider how you can move beyond instructional design to designing for performance support. In the session I will cover the following aspects. Trends in modern authoring.

Are You Using the Single Best Twitter Chat Tool Out There?

Bottom-Line Performance

Watch a Screencast on Tweetchat from our friend, mobile learning analyst RJ Jacquez where he shows how he uses Tweetchat to participate in our #TalkTech chat. Social Learning social learning social media tools twitter