How to teach an online course
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How to teach an online course

Make professional instructional videos – on an amateur budget…
4.0 (279 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6,989 students enrolled
Created by Huw Collingbourne
Last updated 8/2014
English
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create a home studio on a budget
  • Achieve professional-quality video and audio
  • Become an effective online educator
Requirements
  • Enthusiasm, dedication, determination to achieve the best results possible
Description

You want to make online courses, tutorials or demos but you don’t know where to begin? Top-selling instructor, Huw Collingbourne, reveals the secrets of making professional videos on an amateur budget. Huw has taught more than 43,000 students on Udemy. He recorded all his videos single-handedly in a tiny room at home with budget-priced equipment. If Huw can do it, so can you. This course shows you how.

Covers…

  • Cameras
  • Microphones
  • Lighting
  • Backdrops
  • Create a home studio
  • Solving audio problems
  • Video editing
  • Screencasting
  • Scripting
  • Presenting
Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to teach online
  • Existing online teachers who want to improve video and audio quality
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 01:07:49
+ Getting Started
1 lecture 03:32

You want to teach online but you don’t know where to get started – that’s what this course explains!

Preview 03:32
+ Video and audio
4 lectures 29:13

Cameras come in all shapes, sizes and prices. Don’t be too eager to buy an expensive model.

Preview 08:21

You’ll need a stand to keep your camera stable. Here I explain how to choose and use a tripod.

Tripods
02:43

Good audio is vital for an online course. Here I explain some of the microphones you might want to consider.

Microphones
12:40

If you need to take action videos a super-portable camera such as a GoPro is just the ticket. As I explain here, you can even ‘wear’ a GoPro!

Make action videos with a GoPro Camera
05:29
+ Setting up a home studio
2 lectures 19:08

One of the characteristics of a poorly made course is that it uses bad lighting. Here I explain how to avoid that problem.

Lighting
11:08

Maybe you don’t have the space for a dedicated video studio. No problem! Here I show how I set up a studio in a cramped and noisy corner of my house.

The home studio (a look behind the scenes)
08:00
+ Editing and presenting
2 lectures 15:56

You will need some video-editing software and you may also want to record from your computer screen. That’s the subject of this lesson.

Software and Screencasting
06:11

So you are sitting in front of your camera and now it’s time to start talking. Should be simple? Or maybe not…

Presenting
09:45