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Camtasia 201: Creating Microlearning with Camtasia

Camtasia 201: Creating Microlearning with Camtasia

Register for all three Camtasia classes (101-301) in one order and automatically receive 20% off in the cart! There is a 5 student minimum to run this course.

Course Date Course Time Price Seats
Oct 18 2019 1pm - 4pm ET
Nov 13 2019 9am - 12pm ET
Dec 11 2019 1pm - 4pm ET

Camtasia Microlearning Creation is easy after this class!

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-usable 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 Camtasia microlearning videos wholesale.

Who Should Attend?

  • eLearning developers who can already create a basic screen capture
  • eLearning developers who need to create software or application training
  • Pre-requisite: Camtasia 101: Screen Recording Basics or the equivalent

Before the 201 class: Make sure you can:

  • Set up Camtasia Recorder to record a .trec file
  • Select area to record and/or Lock to an application
  • Set the recording size
  • Use Camtasia Recorder to record screen actions

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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Thank you Kevin for all of your help!! You gave me the "keys to drive" so I would be able to interact in the midst of my technical difficulties. (We gave Cherelyn keyboard and mouse control of our computer when her Storyline software refused to open. She was able to fully participate in class.)
Cherelyn Stewart-Tabiri