What you'll learn
- Upon completion of this course, you will be able to record, edit, and produce videos with Camtasia Studio 8
- Learn shortcuts to save time
- Install Camtasia Studio on your PC
- Become familiar with the interface and functions
- Plan videos for your audience
- Record your screen and add your audio
- Edit your recording with cuts and transitions
- Add music, pictures, and videos
- Produce your video with the best settings
- Have fun learning
- PC version of Camtasia (free download available)
Upon completion of this two-hour course, you will be able to record, edit, and produce videos with Camtasia Studio 8. You will learn what the software does, how to install the software, set up for your first recording, record your screen, edit that recording, add some audio, and finally produce your first video.
Download PDF resource guides which include section summaries and hyperlinks to additional learning material. Practice what you learn by creating your own files and downloading course files. Watch as I go through the same steps to edit a real lesson for Udemy. Post questions and answers to help fellow students. Send messages or ask questions and receive answers from me within a week.
The linear format of this course allows beginners to start with the first video lesson and move through the course step by step. This course is also modular so you can jump directly to the sections you need without having to go through the material you are already familiar with.
Check out the free resources available in this course and be sure to enjoy the Top Five Tips video.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner or early intermediate Camtasia Studio 8 users.
- Teachers, sales professionals, or instructional designers who need to learn how to use Camtasia.
Delivering technical training since 2003, Ron has taught hundreds of students everything from Microsoft Office applications to soft skills to Networking. His passion for training is evidenced in his energetic and engaging deliveries.
In 2012, Ron won two separate awards for his "Top Five-ish Screencasting Tips" video. He was recognized twice as one of the top ten New Horizons applications instructors in the world (Dec 2004 and Oct 2005).
Ron's love of learning and technology began in 1985 with a life-changing teacher and a Commodore 64 computer. He's upgraded his computer a few times over the years (it's now an i7) and continues to share what he learns.
Southeastern College in Lakeland, FL is where Ron earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education - Secondary Mathematics. Since graduation, Ron's job titles have included Director of Education, Applications Instructor, Technical Instructor, Training and Operations Manager, Sr. IT Learning Specialist, Technical Trainer, Manager of Technical Training, and Training and Development Manager. He has facilitated Train-the-Trainer sessions to coach and mentor new and seasoned instructors. Ron has created custom courses for a variety of companies including financial institutions, manufacturing, industrial, talent management, and was even flown to Memphis to deliver a custom class at FedEx headquarters.
Delivering live, in-person training is where Ron really shines. He loves interacting with audiences and entertaining while training. He has a genuine desire for learners to understand whatever course they are taking. He will often go the extra mile to ensure that his students have everything they need to apply their learning in their projects.