Software and techniques for course creation

A complete guide to create and promote your course online from softwares to promotion strategies
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  • Length 4 hours
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

With this course you will learn how to create an online course. The course includes several sections: on the first sections we will speak about the basic tools to start preparing your lectures. We will see how to set the environment and the desktop, choose a microphone e the most important softwares for video recording.

Two sections are about Camtasia, for Windows and Mac: in this sections you will learn in deep how to record with Camtasia. We will also see some other software for video recording, like Jiing, QuickTime and ScreencastOmatic.

For building your course you will need some tool to build your presentations: let's have a look on Google Slide, Emaze and Prezi for this.

In the last sections we will speak about some alternatives for video recording, for Linux too. Then we will see some of the websites with the resources you could need to build your course, for downloading templates, video, audio files and images.

We will see how choosing a profitable topic and esteem a topic profitability, and how to promote and cross promote your course.


What are the requirements?

  • Your computer
  • Willing to know more about course creation

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to build your online course
  • Choose the right tools, like microphone and software
  • Create the right environment
  • Set the desktop
  • Learn how to use Camtasia for Windows and Mac for video editing
  • Set a good audio quality
  • Discover the tools for the slides
  • Learn how to market your course
  • Learn more about the distribution channels
  • Find the right sources for video, photo and audio files

What is the target audience?

  • Students that want to start developing their course
  • Who want to learn Camtasia in a more complete frame
  • Who want a course right to the point

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
01:39
Essentials tools
Preview
01:19
Computer
Preview
00:23
Microphone
Preview
01:22
Softwares for video editing
Preview
02:21
Recording options
Preview
01:03
Section 2: Something to start
Course structure
Preview
01:46
Setting the desktop
Preview
00:45
Audio quality
01:11
Section 3: Slides tools
Prezi
10:21
Emaze
05:14
Google slides
02:55
Section 4: Camtasia for Windows
Downloading Camtasia for Windows
01:03
Installing Camtasia
01:03
Pricing
00:54
Free resources on Techsmith website
00:44
Camtasia for Windows structure
01:16
Clip bin
03:41
Canvas
04:32
Timeline
02:57
Start and save a new project
01:57
Set your first recording
02:01
The most important keyboard shortcuts
00:40
Changing clip speed
01:06
Cutting a clip
03:32
Video transitions
01:42
Add zoom
02:34
Adding text and annotations
01:52
Hiding passwords
00:55
Customing animations
01:36
Freezing a frame
00:41
Removing a color on Chroma key
01:56
Add a logo
01:18
Cursor effects
01:45
Crop mode
01:19
Select and move multiple elements
00:46
Grouping and degrouping items on the timeline
02:37
Audio quality
01:10
Audio recording
01:20
Separate video and audio
00:59
Add and manage a music track
01:14
Audio effects
02:04
Adding captions
01:31
Recover a clip after a software crash
01:15
File formats
01:27
Markers
03:20
Quiz creation
00:59
How to export a full project
00:56
Adding a link
01:28
Avoiding black bars
01:22
How to export your project
00:58
Publish your video
00:49
Section 5: Camtasia for Macintosh
Download Camtasia for Macintosh
01:04
Installing Camtasia for Mac
00:26
Pricing
00:51
Free resources on Techsmith website
00:39
Before starting: setting the desktop
00:45
Software structure
01:47
Clip bin
01:54
Canvas
02:43
Timeline
01:58
Create and save a new project
00:51
Setting the first recording
03:31
The most important keyboard shortcuts
00:58
Changing clip speed
02:52
How to cut your clip
02:36
Adding a transition
01:55
Animations
02:09
Adding effects on a video
02:17
Adding text, forms and callouts
05:16
How to hide a password
01:40
Customise animations
03:14
How to freeze a frame
02:20
Working with a Chroma-key
02:03
Add a logo
00:57
Cursor effects
02:06
Crop mode
01:21
Move multiple elements with the CMD key
00:40
Simulate a slide directly on Camtasia
05:55
Audio quality
01:11
Audio record settings
01:47
Separate video and audio
02:28
Add and manage a music track
01:46
Audio effects
01:11
Transitions
00:30
Noise reduction
01:12
Adding captions
03:05
Recover a clip after a software crash
01:26
File formats
01:41
Markers
02:37
Avoiding black bars
01:32
Recording from an external device
00:45
How to export your project
01:12
Publish your video
00:58
Section 6: Other softwares

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Instructor Biography

Valentina Porcu, Marketing Strategist and Data Analyst

I'm a computer geek, data mining and research passionate, with a Ph.D in communication and complex systems and years of experience in teaching in Universities in Italy, France and Morocco, and online, of course!

I work as consultant in the field of data mining and machine learning and I like writing about new technologies and data mining.

I spent the last 9 years working as freelance and researcher in the field of social media analysis, benchmark analysis and web scraping for database building, in particular in the field of buzz analysis and sentiment analysis for universities, startups and web agencies across UK, France, US and Italy.

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