Join Chris Mattia for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording training videos for software, part of Camtasia Studio 8 Essential Training.
Perhaps the most common feedback I hear from teachers is that they want to spend…more time with students, focused on teaching their content, and less time focused…on teaching software.…This is one problem that Camtasia Studio can certainly help you with.…Screencast could quite possibly be the single best way to learn software that…has yet been invented.…Your students can see the action on screen. They can hear you explain how best…to use the tools. They can read the captions, and can have their comprehension…assessed all inside of a single movie.…
With a little bit of upfront work, you can create your own collection of learning…objects that cover the specific tools that your students need to master in order…to be successful in your class.…You've already seen a lot of techniques for preparing, recording, editing, and…producing your own screencast throughout this title.…I'd like to take a minute, though, and give you just a few more tips on preparing…your own video-based learning objects.…First, and most important of all, is to focus on your specific assignments, and…
Follow along as Chris creates an elearning project from start to finish with Camtasia Studio's tools. Discover how to add animation, PowerPoint slideshows, quizzes, and other effects that boost the interactivity and visual interest of your screencasts. The final chapter shows how to incorporate your Camtasia projects into an overall teaching strategy.
- Creating and configuring a recording account
- Choosing and connecting a microphone
- Installing Camtasia Studio
- Choosing the area of the screen you want to record
- Managing mouse movements
- Handling mistakes
- Editing audio and video in Camtasia
- Adding animation and zoom-and-pan or picture-in-picture effects
- Using the PowerPoint add-in
- Adding closed captioning
- Creating interactive quizzes
- Exporting and publishing movies
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Capturing Your Screen
3. Keys to a Successful Recording
4. Editing in Camtasia Studio
5. Working with Audio
6. Working with Media and Effects
7. Working with PowerPoint
8. Working with Captions
9. Using Advanced Features
10. Producing and Sharing
11. Teaching and Learning Techniques
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