Before you put together your video, let's look at some general tips and trick to use during the production process.
- [Instructor] Let's take a look at some…tips and tricks for creating instructional videos.…Have a plan before you begin.…Use notes, a script, or bullet points.…You can have them on a second laptop…or second monitor, or even print them out.…Keep it short.…Try to keep your video to under three minutes.…If you can't share everything you need to in that time,…consider dividing your larger message…into a series of shorter videos.…Simplify your message.…There might be 10 ways to do something,…but you don't need to demonstrate all of them.…
Choose the best one, and go with that.…Audio matters.…If your audience can't understand what you are saying,…your message is lost.…Eliminate background noise, use a headset,…and make sure you position your headset correctly…just below your mouth.…Check your settings before every recording.…Don't assume they're still set…the way they were when you last used them.…Eliminate distractions.…Extra programs running, pop-ups,…anything on the screen that isn't…essential should be eliminated.…
- Understanding the Camtasia 9 interface
- Recording tips and tricks
- Capturing your video
- Providing feedback
- Capturing a slide presentation
- Making a basic edit
- Adding annotations, transitions, and music
- Hiding mistakes
- Posting your video
Skill Level Intermediate
Elearning Techniques: Visual Designwith Sally Cox1h 34m Intermediate
1. Getting Ready
Preparing to create a video1m 47s
2. Capturing Your Video
3. Producing Your Video
4. Sharing Your Video
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