Screencasting: From Script to Screen

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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.

How to Make a Screencast in 5 Easy Steps

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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?

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

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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.

8 Tips to Incorporate Screencasts Into Your Online Training Course

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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.

I'm Feeling Lucky! Camtasia GoogleDoodle Screencast Winner.

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We received some great entries for our Les Paul Guitar Google Doodle screencast contest. Not only did Ellen create a fantastic screencast of the Google Doodle Les Paul guitar, but she also wrote her own lyrics and added more tracks in GarageBand. You can read more about Ellen's screencast video here. Check out Ellen's screencast below. We received some great entries for our Les Paul Guitar Google Doodle screencast contest.

How to Use Knowledge Guru Admin Tracking Features

Knowledge Guru

The tracking capabilities of Knowledge Guru® far exceed completion rates and post-test scores available for more traditional courses. All five reports are demonstrated in this screencast: User Progress Report. The post How to Use Knowledge Guru Admin Tracking Features appeared first on.

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From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

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Rap-ify will select and randomly generate your updated video from hundreds of royalty tracks that we’ve licensed. The post From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

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We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting. Today's tip is from screencast expert and veteran Scott Skibell. On the sixth day of Screencasting, Scott Skibell gave to me. The object then appears to float over the screencast. Screencast Tips and Tricks 600 32 218

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

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For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). How to split a stereo track to mono. How to make a new track.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

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I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week! I heard from Anthony Osborn, at Red Gate Software about a recent screencast they made. Any nominations for next week's Screencast of the Week?

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours!

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We will make 24 screencasts in 24 hours about Camtasia! You'll get loads of insider tips and tricks for Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac and screencasting. Understanding editing tracks on the Camtasia for Mac timeline. Ignite your screencast - recording live events.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Down Tools Week

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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?

My First 10 Screenr Video Tips and how other Screencasters use the Service

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Since posting 10 Things I love about , I have been recording my own screencasts almost daily as a way to stay creative by sharing tips on some of my favorite utilities, apps and browser extensions that help me stay productive. Screenr , Screencasts , Twitter , Tips.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

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It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Camtasia in 24 hours! Matt Pierce, our Customer Engagement Manager, is the host of the videos so you'll see him in most of the screencasts we make. Noon: Using Screencasts Effectively in the Classroom - Dan Spencer.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

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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.

Stop Guessing: Improve UX with Eye Tracking from myGaze and Morae

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Eye tracking should be an essential add-on to any UX study with Morae 3.3. Fascinating new insights into user behavior: the value of eye tracking. How does eye tracking add value to your UX study? How to set up an eye tracking study with Morae.

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Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

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While individual screencasts are still a great option for one-off issues, our Success Team was spending a significant amount of time making the same screencasts over and over again. This gave us a little more freedom when we were recording and editing the screencast.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

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These tips will help you get great results the first time you dive into iOS screencasting. Don’t lose track of time (and storage). Instead of recording the music in real-time, you can record the sound effects and import the music later into your video editor as a separate track.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Screencasts. The main benefit of using an LMS is the ability to track learner progress and performance. So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Now what?

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

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These tips will help you get great results the first time you dive into iOS screencasting. Don’t lose track of time. Instead of recording the music in real-time, just record the sound effects and import the music later into your video editor as a separate track.

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Progress Reports with Camtasia for Mac

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This week's Screencast of the Week is a great one! I asked John how he created the screencast with Camtasia for Mac. Check out the screencast below. Any nominations for next week's Screencast of the Week? This week's Screencast of the Week is a great one!

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ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

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He presents at state and national conferences on topics such as greenscreen school TV production, screencasting and safe online video hosting for schools. Student Screencasters – Why Let Teachers Have All the Fun? We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 !

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

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The creators of these two videos do a great job of choosing a track that sets the perfect mood…and then timing the action in the video to line up with the music. Screencaster Andreas blogged about his process for making this video.

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Making Videos – Collaboratively!

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Right-click on track. Drag both down one track so there aren’t any empty tracks below them. Copy the video track three times (so there are a total of four video tracks and one audio track). Right-click on next empty track above and paste.

Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

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They talked TechSmith into giving all of the attendees of the conference a copy of Camtasia to get us started on the right track. It took me over a month of thinking and planning before I made my first official lesson on a screencast. Guest post by teacher, Steve Kelly.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

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If it is too loud the track will distract from your voice and your message will be lost in the mix. You can drag the ‘lower volume’ effect onto your music track when your voice comes in and then use the ‘raise volume’ effect when you finish speaking.

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Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

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Working with Music , which provides tips and tricks for adding music to your projects, including where you can go to download free music tracks. Tips & How To's Audio Camtasia Studio Screencasting Tips and Tricks Training Video

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Bring on the Bling with TechSmith’s New Board Game!

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Help us convince our bosses here at TechSmith to launch our revolutionary gamification project, Pretty Pretty Screencast , and move our glamorous idea into production as soon as possible!

Last chance! Save $50 on your Camtasia Studio 8 upgrade

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PCRecruiter needed to give customers and potential customers a look at the new version of their job applicant tracking software. Multi-track timeline = creativity unleashed! News & Events Camtasia Studio Camtasia Studio 8 Customer Videos Screencasting

Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, Adding Polish

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One of the things that sets a good screencast apart from a great screencast is a little polish. After you've recorded your screencast, you can use Camtasia for Mac's sophisticated editing options to make your screencasts standout from the rest. Whether you're new to screencasting or are an expert, Camtasia for Mac has great features and options for you. Check out this screencast that shows you how to add polish to your screencasts with Camtasia for Mac.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. Screencast-o-matic - or other screencasting tool I think every teacher or trainer should be to make a so-called screencast video to explain one of your subjects. I use screenflow for mac, which is a paid screencasting tool. If you want to try screencasting, start with the free version of screencast-o-matic.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


Creating and Editing a Screencast from your Computer. People, objects, and products can be automatically identified with a hotspot, and the motion of the object can be tracked as it moves in the scene. Creating and Editing a Screencast from your Computer. Screencast-O-Matic.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 2

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This week each business created their first (or in some cases, second or third) screencast and sent us an exmaple. Thomas Ro is a developer at Ciesa and one of their heaviest users when it comes to screencasting. Our screencasts tend to be done in takes.

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Week 3

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What's been the initial reaction to their finished screencasts, both internally and from their clients? Have you thought of new ways you might use screencasting in your business? Chris: We have almost exlusively used screencasting for technical training in the past.