When creating screencasts, you are the director. In this video, learn how to evaluate your virtual set to identify and remove distractions.
- [Instructor] When you create screencasts, … you are the director of your movie … and you are in full control over it. … You get to choose where to draw your viewers' attention, … what they see, hear, the timing for how your story unfolds, … and thus far we've talked a lot about the content … that you're creating, delivering, and editing. … Now, let's take a brief moment and talk about … what not to show, … and that can be summed up in one word, distractions. … Now as the director, one of your biggest jobs … is to look, listen, and think, … "Is this adding to my story or detracting from it?" … And if it detracts, even a little bit, get rid of it. … When creating screencast content, … perhaps the biggest distraction most of us miss … is our virtual set. … Now that would be your desktop, your application, … all the extra stuff that you have running … on your computer all the time. … In our normal use of a computer … we've become numb to that perpetually running clock … or that fancy desktop pattern, …
This course was created by Chris Mattia. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Why use Camtasia?
- Calibrating your microphone
- Recording, editing, and sharing your first screencast
- Using the PowerPoint add-in
- Choosing the area of the screen you want to record
- Handling mistakes
- Editing audio and video in Camtasia
- Adding annotations and transitions
- Sharing projects with others
- Tips for successful recording
Skill Level Beginner
Inclusive Instructional Designwith Samantha Calamari1h 13m Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Creating Recordings
3. Editing in Camtasia
4. Enhancing Your Story
5. Sharing and Collaborating
6. Keys to a Successful Recording
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