Are you an educator looking to create additional resources for your students? Do you want to create original video content, but you're just not sure where to start? Perhaps you want to create supplement materials to augment a live class? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions then this course is for you. I've produced original content for several years under the Alanis Business Academy brand. From experience I can tell you just how time-consuming and frustrating creating original video content can be. Save yourself time, money, and frustration by learning the process that I use to produce original videos and begin your journey as a content creator.
What is the course about?
Ready, Set, Record: Creating Video Content for the Classroom is a step-by-step comprehensive guide to tackling the process of creating original video content. Producing original video content can be an overwhelming and time-consuming process, but it doesn't have to be. This course will give you the skills to produce your own professional videos without the headache of learning by trial-and-error.
What kind of materials are included?
This course includes 8 easy-to-follow lessons spanning over 120 minutes of instruction as well as a 59-page e-book that provides simple step-by-step instructions to performing many of the common functions using Screenflow. To test your knowledge you'll also have the opportunity to attempt six different quizzes covering a variety of content presented in this course.
How long will the course take to complete?
Although this course can be consumed in one sitting, it's recommended that you following along with the video creation process by crafting your own video. Doing so will help you get the full value out of the course. Although this will slow the speed at which you progress through the course, you'll be much more competent by the end. Following this recommendation will allow you to complete this course and produce your first video in 7 - 10 days.
Why take this course?
You should enroll in this course if you wan to improve the instruction of your physical, online, or hybrid course using original video content. Save yourself time and money by following my exact process for producing short and engaging videos.
Learn what to expect from this course as well as how it is structured in this brief video. Below you'll find several resources to assist you in this course.
Producing engaging videos starts with great content. But great content alone will not keep viewers engaged if the video quality is poor. So in this lecture, we'll discuss some of the different types of equipment that you can use to put your videos in the top 5% in terms of audio and video quality.
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 2 of this course.
Before we get into recording our video we need to spend some time planning. The planning process is absolutely critical, and helps to lessen the amount of time spent re-recording video content.
In this lecture you'll learn about:
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 3 of this course.
Now that we've established a structure for our future video, our next step is to record the audio portion of our project. In this lecture you'll learn:
With our audio captured we now need to record the video portion of our project. In this lecture you'll learn:
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 4 of this course.
Learn the basic editing features in Screenflow that we'll use to transform our raw recording into a finished video project. In this lecture you'll learn how to:
In our last lecture you learned how to complete basic editing functions. In this lecture we'll put those new skills to work by actually editing an audio file. In this lecture you'll learn how to:
This lecture is a continuation of Editing Your Audio, Part II. It picks up immediately where we left off and jumps right into the process of editing your audio project.
Audio quality is absolutely critical to retaining the engagement of your audience. To optimize our audio, we use Aupohonic to quickly and easily take our audio quality from good to great! In this lecture you'll learn how to:
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 5 of this course.
With a completely edited and enhanced audio file, we'll now direct our attention to our visuals. But before we get into the editing process we need to prepare are canvas for editing. In this lecture you'll learn:
Now that we've prepared our video for editing we can begin the editing process. In addition to completing basic editing functions, you'll learn how to:
This lecture continues the process of editing our video. In this lecture you'll learn several strategies for effectively and efficiently editing your video.
In this lecture we continue the video editing process and focus on synchronizing our audio with our video.
At this point in the editing process you probably have a feel for the video editing process. So in this lecture we'll finish making our final edits to the video and get ready to export our final project.
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 6 of this course.
Congratulations you have just produced your own original video content! But where do we go from here? In this lecture you'll learn:
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the concepts presented in section 7 of this course.
Matthew Alanis is an Instructor of Business and Entrepreneurship at Clovis Community College where he teaches introduction to business, introduction to entrepreneurship, human relations, and general management. Matthew is also a lecturer in the department of management at Fresno State University where he teaches business model planning in the entrepreneurship program, and he is the founder of Alanis Business Academy, a educational service focused on provided universal access to a quality business education. He is responsible for producing over 200 instructional videos in topics ranging from accounting to small business management. Alanis Business Academy boasts over 1.5 million views to date, has a loyal viewership of over 23,000 students, and has been named as one of the top 25 resources for entrepreneurs.
Matthew holds an M.B.A. from Fresno State University's Craig School of Business, and a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus in management.