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Creating Microlearning with Camtasia

Creating Microlearning with Camtasia

Course Date Course Time Price Seats
Jan 30 2019 1pm - 4pm ET

Regular Price: $149.00

$99.00

Mar 12 2019 1pm - 4pm ET

Regular Price: $149.00

$99.00

Use Camtasia to Create Microlearning

Training departments everywhere are moving to microlearning. Informal, short, on-demand training videos are now the go-to choice for computer skills. Learn to create these quick videos with the ideal tool for the job: TechSmith Camtasia.

In this 3-hour deep-dive you will learn how to create a custom, re-useable title sequence with branding, record a high-quality, professional “click and talk” video demonstration of software skills, and publish your results to any video server or website. With a little practice, you will soon be cranking out microlearning videos wholesale.

Who Should Attend?

  • eLearning developers who are new to Camtasia
  • Managers, instructional designers, and others who need to understand Camtasia
  • Anyone who is new to eLearning and needs to get started with Camtasi

Where is this class held?

This is a live, online class led by a field expert; and just like an in-person class, it is fully interactive and engaging. The difference between an online and onsite class? No travel! You can participate from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. Many of our students choose to stay home from work on these training days, some never even changing out of their slippers! Where applicable, students are able to speak with and hear from the instructor and other participants throughout the course as they work in real-time to complete activities.

Need something a little more personal?

We understand your team might have specific training needs and we would love to work with you. We offer both online and on-site instructor-led, fully customizable courses tailored to your training needs.

Email us so we can discuss your needs and set up your custom training »

Topics covered include, but not limited to:

Recording Screen Actions with Camtasia Recorder

  • Plan your lesson
  • Set up your screen resolution
  • Decide on a recording size
  • Use best practices for a clean recording
  • Record audio along with video

Audio Basics

  • Microphone recommendations
  • Preparing to record
  • Choosing between a full script and quick notes

Editing Your Video

  • Trim beginning and end of video
  • Trim out an error
  • Separate audio from video
  • Correct audio problems

Designing a Title Clip

  • Create a custom title clip
  • Add branding and custom colors
  • Add custom Animations
  • Use built-in Behaviors
  • Leverage pre-recorded title clips

Adding Background Music

  • Add music to title clip—or to the entire video
  • Trim, fade, and synchronize background music

Producing Videos for Distribution

  • Produce as MP4
  • Learn about video servers including Screencast.com, Vimeo, and more

About Your Instructor

Jennie Ruby has been using and teaching TechSmith Camtasia for more than 5 years. She has provided Camtasia training across many industries, including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, editorial and publishing groups, and more. 

In addition to teaching Camtasia courses, Ms. Ruby teaches numerous courses in the field of eLearning development, including Writing Voiceover Scripts, Writing Step-by-Step Scripts, Creating Storyboards for eLearning, Writing Effective Quizzes, and Essentials of eLearning Content Development. She also teaches several other eLearning software apps, including Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, and Vyond. 

Ms. Ruby is a Certified Technical Trainer and a Certified Online Training Professional.

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"You did an awesome job at facilitating in an online environment especially with a more lecture-based course. The class (Optimizing PowerPoint Design for eLearning & Presentations) was interactive, interesting and fun! I loved that you used an image of yourself in the course and that was such a cool technique on making clipart from images. I am so going to try this!"
Julie Schmehl