TechSmith Camtasia Certificate Course Bundle (Live, Online)
Sign up for the TechSmith Camtasia training bundle, and you'll get 9 hours of live, hands-on, instructor-led training, our step-by-step TechSmith Camtasia workbook, AND free access to the TechSmith Camtasia certification exam. That's a massive saving over ordering these items individually!
Designed to fit your busy schedule--attend three short sessions and get TechSmith Camtasia Certified
This course is divided into three sections, outlined below.
TechSmith Camtasia Training 101: Beginner
During this three-hour beginner course, learn how to create and publish a Camtasia eLearning project from scratch. The training includes best practices for creating effective eLearning and recommendations for the ideal project size, runtime, and overall design.
- Screen recordings, including best practices for mouse position and tracking
- Adding Annotations
- Adding Images
- Adding Background audio
- Working with the timeline
- Publish videos
TechSmith Camtasia Training 201: Intermediate
Continue your TechSmith Camtasia training journey by learning to incorporate voiceover audio while you record screen actions using the Camtasia Recorder. Learn to add quizzes and publish SCORM-compliant packages.
- Record video demonstrations with voiceover audio
- Add audio effects
- Adjust cursor effect and cursor paths
- Add quizzes
- Publish for the web
- Publish SCORM-compliant packages
TechSmith Camtasia Training 301: Advanced
Wrap up your TechSmith Camtasia training by learning how to add interactivity to your projects and make them accessible.
- Leverage existing PowerPoint content in your Camtasia projects
- Add behaviors
- Add hotspots
- Add closed captions
TechSmith Camtasia Workbook
This bundle includes a digital copy of our critically acclaimed step-by-step book "TechSmith Camtasia: The Essentials."
TechSmith Camtasia Certification
Once you complete all three classes, you can access our TechSmith Camtasia Certification exam. Pass the exam and add IconLogic Certified TechSmith Camtasia Developer to your title.
Who Should Attend?
- eLearning developers
- Training managers
- Instructional designers
- Content creators
Where is this class held?
Class is held live, online and is taught by a certified online training professional, certified technical trainer, experienced Camtasia developer, and veteran eLearning developer. The class is fully interactive and engaging.
What is 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 stay home from work on the training days, some never even changing out of their slippers! Where applicable, students can speak with and hear from the instructor and other participants throughout the course as they work in real-time to complete activities.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
You are eligible to receive CEUs for completing this course. Learn more about CEUs here.
Need something a little more personal?
We understand your team might have specific training needs, and we would love to work with you. We can create an online or on-site instructor-led, fully customizable course tailored to your training needs.
This part of the class will give you a brief introduction to Camtasia and its workspace. You will open an existing project and explore tools, Media Bin, Library, Canvas, and Timeline.
- The Camtasia Interface
- The Media Bin
- The Library
- The Canvas
- The Timeline
The Camtasia Recorder
By the time you have completed this part of the course, you will be able to record screen actions on your computer using the Camtasia Recorder. You'll then see how the recording ends up in the Camtasia Editor awaiting additional edits from you.
- Use the Camtasia Recorder
- Record a Video Demo
Once you've recorded screen actions, the real work begins in the Camtasia Editor. You will create a project from scratch and learn how to import recordings into the Editor as media.
- Import a Video
- Add a Video to the Timeline
- Add and format annotations
- Import Images
- Work with Multiple Tracks
- Add Cursor Effects
- Add Library Assets
- Add Transitions
After you've finished creating your eLearning lesson, you'll need to "publish" it so that it can be consumed by your learners. You'll learn to produce and export your lessons as a standalone video.
Understand the Export Options
Export as an MP4
Recording Screen Actions with Camtasia Recorder
Learn some best practices for recording screen actions (video demos).
- Set up your computer's screen resolution
- Decide on a recording size
- Use best practices for a clean recording
- Record audio along with video
Audio enhances the learner experience. This section will help ensure your audio is truly an enhancement versus a distraction.
- Microphone recommendations
- Preparing to record
- Recording audio
Editing Your Video
Once you've got a video demo into Camtasia, the real work begins. Learn some killer techniques for producing your videos like a pro!
- Trim a video using cut, delete, and ripple delete
- Fix common audio problems
- Add pan and zoom effects
- Leverage Library assets
- Add background music
- Trim, fade, and synchronize background music
Quizzes, SCORM, and LMSs
Studies have shown that adding a quiz to an eLearning lessons can enhance learner retention. You'll learn how to add a quiz and then add multiple quiz questions.
- Insert a Quiz
- Add a Multiple Choice Question
- Add a True/False Question
- Set up a project to report quiz results to a Learning Management System (using SCORM)
PowerPoint to eLearning
If you've got existing PowerPoint content, don't throw it away. You can import PowerPoint content into Camtasia (or record your PowerPoint presentation and import the video into Camtasia!
- Import PowerPoint slides into Camtasia
- Record PowerPoint presentations as videos
Who says that your text and images have to just sit there? Make your media perform tricks by adding behaviors.
- Add Behaviors to selected media
- Edit Behaviors
A table of contents (TOC) provides an overview of your lesson and allows your learners to move from course content to content.
- Add markers
- Add hotspots
- Create jumps (interactivity)
- Create a TOC using markers
Ensure that learners with hearing disabilities can participate in your eLearning by adding closed captions.
- Learn about accessibility and Section 508
- Manually create captions
- Leverage speech to text
TechSmith provides free access to a web server where you can post your content and make it accessible to learners worldwide.
- Share to Screencast.com
- Test content on Screencast.com