Camtasia 9 Quick Start for Creating Online Courses
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Camtasia 9 Quick Start for Creating Online Courses

Start creating online courses today with Camtasia 9, even if you have no Camtasia experience.
4.8 (39 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,441 students enrolled
Created by Alan Simpson
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Prepare the computer to create a new online course.
  • Record any screen activity to display to your students.
  • Assemble a proper video, and edit out any unwanted junk.
  • Add voiceover narration.
  • Add titles and callouts to a video.
  • Produce an MP4 video that can be published on any online school as well as any site that accepts video (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more)
  • Access many free resources for additional video training, support groups, online promotional resources, and free public domain photos, clipart, videos and other assets they can safely use in any online course or other publication.
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Requirements
  • Students should have access to a computer with Camtasia 9 installed, either the free trial version or a paid version is fine.
  • No prior Camtasia or video editing experience is required.
Description

Here are what some students who've completed this course already have to say...

-This course was superb, and I learned a lot of new stuff with the help of this training course. Thanks Alan for creating these videos and shared with me.

- Excellent presentation from a well-informed and articulate "computer guy"

-This is a gentleman who knows exactly what he is talking about - and - how to deliver his knowledge to others. Brilliant    

- Very simple and beautiful course.

- Great information!

- Good course on camtasia studio 9. I liked the voice correction part the most, and the file management part to avoid the situation : "where is that file?". Thank you!

-I  have been using Camtasia since at least 2002 and I have to say that Alan really knows and understands how to teach these concepts. While I am certainly not a beginner I would recommend this course to anyone wishing to learn how to operate this piece of software in order to put together a course online in an education marketplace or on a website such as YouTube. He clearly knows the subject and it is very easy to follow along in this course.

Here is what the course is all about...

In this course focus is on getting up-to-speed quickly with Camtasia 9 to produce a top-quality online course. Here you'll learn just the stuff you really need to know to produce an engaging and informative course that your students will appreciate. You'll learn how to prepare you computers screen resolution, mouse pointer, microphone, and folders to start off on the right foot. You'll discover the secrets to recording the screen properly to get your course approved on the first pass, and give your students the best possible visual experience.

You'll learn how to use Camtasia 9 to assemble your video, editing out the bad parts and keeping only the good. You'll discover how to easily add voice-over narration and free-frame video content giving yourself some extra time to explain concepts that need extra explaining. You'll learn the tricks to adding titles and animated callouts to your presentation to describe, and call attention to, items on your students' screens.

Finally, you will learn how to produce your finished product for publication on Udemy, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, or any other online video publishing service. As an added bonus, you'll find resources to free video tutorials to reinforce and expand on what you've learned here, and well as sources for free public domain background, music tracks, photos, clipart, and videos you can safely use in any online video you ever create. If you want your course to be engaging, get good reviews, and good search engine positioning, then Camtasia 9 and this is the course are for you.




Who is the target audience?
  • Aspiring and accomplished online educators who want to create quality online courses using Camtasia 9.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting Started with Camtasia 9
2 Lectures 08:03

Welcome to the class. Here you'll learn what to expect, and also a bit about your instructor.

Preview 03:11

Here you'll learn how to maximize your computer settings to ensure quality video recordings that meet or exceed all publishers requirements, and provide the best learning experience for your students.

Preview 04:52
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Recording the Screen
1 Lecture 09:01

When you finish this lesson, you'll know how to record the screen to produce the best quality video experience for your students.

Preview 09:01
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Editing and annotating your video.
3 Lectures 26:17

In this lesson you'll learn video editing techniques producing top-notch video content of which you can be proud, and your students appreciative.

Edit Out the Junk
13:29

Voice-over narration is an important component of any online course or tutorial. In this lesson, you'll learn how to narrate your own videos. 

Adding Narration
08:25

Titles and callouts allow you to describe and call attention to items on the screen. Here you'll learn to use them properly to maximize your students' learning experience.

Titles and Callouts
04:23
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This last section is all about producing your video for best quality.
3 Lectures 13:01

The final step in producing an online course is producing your finished video. In this lesson, you'll learn the right way to do that, so your course or tutorial can be uploaded to any online school or video-hosting website (like YouTube).

Producing your Video
03:34

Here we'll review what you've learned in the course. I'll also describe some Camtasia "gotchas" that have been known to frustrate Camtasia learners. You'll learn what causes them, and how to make them go away.

Conclusion and Gotchas
09:18

Be sure to check out my collection for free resources for Camtasia 9 users. Here's you'll find additional video tutorials to reinforce and expand on what you've learned here. More free Camtasia assets such as additional backgrounds, icons, and music tracks. And also tools for finding free public domain photos, clipart, and video that you can safely use in any online course or other presentation you create.


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About the Instructor
Alan Simpson
4.4 Average rating
239 Reviews
15,661 Students
6 Courses
Web developer, author, educator

Alan Simpson is an award-winning web developer, author, and online educator. He is the author of over 100 computer books published in over a dozen languages throughout the world. Millions of satisfied readers and students throughout the world have praised him as a master communicator and outstanding tech instructor for non-techies.