Building an E-Learning Course with Camtasia Studio 8

Successfully develop interactive e-learning courses by harnessing the cutting edge features of Camtasia Studio 8
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

This tutorial shows you how to create interactive e-learning courses by making the most out of Camtasia. Follow along with detailed video demonstrations covering everything you need to know to use Camtasia to create screencasts, record presentations, and develop interactive e-learning courses.

This course goes beyond the basics to teach you how to overcome challenges specific to e-learning. It starts off by introducing you to Camtasia and then digs deeper into its potential by showing you how to use its features to create compelling content for your courses. The tutorial guides you on how to plan an e-learning project with the help of storyboards, and configure default project settings. You’ll also learn how to add interactivity to your course by including quizzes, hotspots, and using SCORM to track results. Finally, you’ll learn how to “flip the classroom” to record presentations and make them available online.

About the Author

Joe Deegan is an e-learning professional and educational technology graduate student living in Sacramento, California. His specialty is designing and developing e-learning courses covering a range of topics using tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate then delivering those courses using Moodle. With years of experience in Moodle administration and e-learning course development, Joe has learned how e-learning can best be utilized to make learning programs more effective and efficient. When he’s not busy Moodling or developing an e-learning solution you can find him out on the golf course working on his golf swing, traveling with his wife, or walking his dog.

What are the requirements?

  • Building an E-learning Course with Camtasia Studio 8 is the course for you if you are an instructional designer, teacher, corporate trainer, or anybody who wants to take learning beyond the walls of the classroom by creating e-learning courses using Camtasia. Whether you are a beginner or have experience developing e-learning courses, you will take away valuable lessons that will help you get the best out of Camtasia Studio 8.This course is packed with step-by-step tasks and practice activities that can be completed in order. If you are looking for specific information, you can go ahead and jump straight into the video that meets your needs. This course goes beyond the basics to teach you how to overcome challenges specific to e-learning. It starts off by introducing you to Camtasia and then digs deeper into its potential by showing you how to use its features to create compelling content for your courses. The tutorial guides you on how to plan an e-learning project with the help of storyboards, and configure default project settings. You’ll also learn how to add interactivity to your course by including quizzes, hotspots, and using SCORM to track results. Finally, you’ll learn how to “flip the classroom” to record presentations and make them available online.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • This course is packed with step-by-step tasks and practice activities that can be completed in order. If you are looking for specific information, you can go ahead and jump straight into the video that meets your needs.

What is the target audience?

  • This is the course for you if you are an instructional designer, teacher, corporate trainer, or anybody who wants to take learning beyond the walls of the classroom by creating e-learning courses using Camtasia. Whether you are a beginner or have experience developing e-learning courses, you will take away valuable lessons that will help you get the best out of Camtasia Studio 8.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started with Camtasia
03:04

Learn what is covered in the course and how to take the best advantage of resources.

07:14

Learn how to access commonly used features and what each area of the interface is used for.

Section 2: Planning Your E-Learning Project
04:47

Learn how to create a storyboard that will help you plan and make development more effective.

04:39

View a demonstration of the development process for a basic e-learning project.

04:39

Learn how to keep your source files organized and edit the dimensions of your project.

Section 3: Camtasia Fundamentals
04:35

Learn how to get your project started by importing a media clip to add to your timeline.

03:11

Learn how to provide more information by displaying text on title clips.

02:55

Learn how to avoid abrupt transitions, and add a more professional look using transitions in your project.

05:18

Learn how to record narration for your presentation or lecture using the voice narration options.

Section 4: Creating Screencasts
02:52

Learn how you can reduce distractions and make less mistakes while recording narration.

04:46

Learn how to provide a visual demonstration for your learners by recording a screencast.

03:30

Learn how to fix your mistakes by trimming and cutting.

04:25

Learn how to focus your learner's attention using Camtasia's callout features.

Section 5: Capturing Lectures
03:32

Learn how to make your presentations or lectures accessible beyond the classroom.

05:00

Learn how to take advantage of the PowerPoint Add-ins to record your presentations and then edit in Camtasia.

04:43

Learn how to use the green screen effect to place the host of your video in a different scene.

Section 6: Adding Interactivity
05:05

Learn how to turn your video into an interactive e-learning course using quiz questions.

04:07

Learn how to create scenario-based assessments that will assess the learner's performance and provide opportunities to practice.

03:46

Learn how you can make the information in your e-learning courses more accessible by creating a table of contents.

Section 7: Publishing Your Project
05:25

Learn how to produce your project so that you can share it with your students.

02:54

Learn how to customize the look and navigation by adjusting the player settings.

03:18

Learn how to produce your video with the ideal settings, and upload it to YouTube from Camtasia.

04:43

Learn how to produce your e-learning project so that you can use an LMS to track scores and completion.

Section 8: Putting Camtasia to Extra Use
04:28

Do you wish you could take advantage of the best features in various e-learning authoring tools? In this video, you'll learn how to get the best of both worlds by inserting Camtasia videos into Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate projects.

03:20

Learn how to share your Camtasia videos on a website using the embed code provided by YouTube.

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