Whiteboard animation videos for science and education
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Whiteboard animation videos for science and education

Learn how to record your voice and produce a beautiful whiteboard video with custom graphics
5.0 (2 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.
22 students enrolled
Created by Dr. Tullio Rossi
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: $100
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Produce voiceovers of quality and mix them with music
  • Produce whiteboard videos
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a computer at a beginner level
  • Basic knowledge with vector graphic software is beneficial but not required
Description

Welcome!

This course it targeted to students, researchers, science communicators and educators who want to learn how to communicate their message using beautiful and fun whiteboard videos. 

Whiteboard videos are the easiest type of animation to make and have the proven capacity to engage and hook-in your audience.

In this course, I will first teach you how to record your voice and make a great voiceover with background music. Second I will guide you through the interface and functioning of the entry-level animation software Videoscribe. I will show you how to create custom graphics to use in your animation and finally how to export your animation to YouTube or other platforms.

It took me years to accumulate all this knowledge. Now I packaged it all in this short course for you! What are you waiting for? Enrol and start learning! :)

Who is the target audience?
  • Students, researchers, science communicators and educators that want to learn how to produce a simple yet effective whiteboard style video to explain complex ideas
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
01:41:37
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Intro to whiteboard animation videos
2 Lectures 10:31

This video introduces the course. You will find out if this course is right for you, the content of the course and a little bit about your teacher.

Preview 02:27

  • The science of whiteboard videos (PPT)
  • Introduction to Videoscribe 
  • Animation workflow
Preview 08:04
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Making a voiceover
3 Lectures 29:19
  • What you need: hardware
  • Considerations on recording environment
  • Recording in videoscribe or not
  • Two software options: Audacity and Audition
Recording a voice over
10:27

  • What you need: Audacity software
  • Recording and editing in Audacity 
  • Adding background music in Audacity 
Voice over in Audacity (Free software)
08:02

  • Download Adobe Audition or not?
  • Recording and editing in Adobe Audition 
  • Adding background music in Adobe Audition 
Voice over in Audition CC (Paid software)
10:50
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Using Videoscribe
9 Lectures 29:00
Interface basics
06:29

Adding a voiceover and matching visuals
03:35

Adding text
01:18

Videoscribe bitmap vs vector
03:55

Using Videoscribe's library
03:55

Using bitmap images in videoscribe
03:03

Changing hand
02:37

Changing background
02:20

Adding charts
01:48
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Making custom graphics for Videoscribe [ADVANCED TOPIC]
5 Lectures 25:14
Illustrator and Inkscape
01:45

Pen and pencil tool
05:02

Fills and strokes
03:57

Creating an SVG file
10:37

Create vector graphics in inkscape
03:53
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Putting the animation together
1 Lecture 07:33
  • Time the drawings
  • Zoom out function at the end of video
  • Preview, save and export
Putting it all together
07:33
About the Instructor
Dr. Tullio Rossi
5.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
22 Students
1 Course
Science communicator

Since I finished high school I have dedicated my life to my greatest passion: the ocean. I undertook studies in marine biology, which brought me from Italy to the USA and then in Australia, where I recently completed a PhD in climate science. I always wanted to positively impact the world through science, however, during my PhD I realized that research alone is not enough. Science needs effective communication in order to make a difference. With this new awareness, I invested time and energy into becoming a proficient science communicator. This took many forms and radically shifted my career aspirations from academia to science communication.

Parallel to my education, I worked as a graphic designer for more than 10 years. Now that my education in science is complete, I feel I am connecting the dots between my scientific and design backgrounds. The two are coming together beautifully!

Thanks to this mixed background I can offer unique services which combine a solid understanding of science, the familiarity with the use of visual media and the principles of story telling. I am currently working as a freelance science communicator. I utilize my mixed skillset to help scientists and institutions communicate their complex ideas in a simple but effective way. The main services that I offer are animation video, scientific illustration and infographic design. I also teach science communication in workshops targeted to students and researchers and here on Udemy.