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Video Production for eLearning
Blended Learning Course
In this workshop you will learn practical techniques for producing high-quality video that go beyond boring talking-head video with slides. You will learn how to conduct pre-production tasks and determine what equipment you need to create high-quality video. You will tap into your creativity while learning the techniques for scripting and storyboarding video and applying storytelling practices. You will also gain an understanding of post-production processes.
This is a blended learning offering combining live online training that starts in early October and face-to-face training taking place at the DevLearn 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 25 and 26. To find more information on location and lodging, click here.
In this course, you will learn practical techniques for producing high-quality video for eLearning.
- Explore the entire video production process and create your own video
- Learn about the equipment and software necessary to create video for eLearning, including:
- Sound capture
- Basic lighting setups
- Video editing and compositing software
- Audio software
- Other software that helps make great video
- Develop techniques for scripting and storyboarding
- Apply storytelling practices to your video productions
The blended learning workshop combines:
- Three live instructor-led training sessions in our virtual classroom
- Four weeks of activities and online discussions
- A two-day in-person workshop held at the DevLearn 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
Course Objectives: In this course, you will:
- Develop an understanding of video as a creative process and tap into your creativity
- Learn about the equipment and software necessary to create video for eLearning
- Learn how to conduct pre-production tasks, including location planning and scouting, working with SMEs and talent, microphones and sound capture, and basic lighting setups
- Apply different storytelling practices, ranging from scripted narrative to live documentary moviemaking to the learning problems you are trying to solve
- Learn the techniques for scripting and storyboarding video for eLearning
- Develop a thorough understanding of the video production process, from pre-production to production (shooting) to post-production (editing, etc.)
Who Should Attend:
This is an intermediate-level workshop. While participants do not need to have experience in video production, a working knowledge of cameras and adult learning will be helpful.
$1195.00 USD: Rate for Associates and Non-members
$995.00 USD: Rate for Associates and Non-members with DevLearn Registration
$956.00 USD: for eLearning Guild paid members
$756.00 USD: for eLearning Guild paid members with DevLearn Registration
Learn more about other registration discounts for which you may qualify.
Dates & Times:
- Monday, October 6: Live Online Training from noon – 2:00 PM PT
- Monday, October 13: Live Online Training from noon – 2:00 PM PT
- Tuesday, October 21: Live Online Training from noon 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT
- Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26: In-person training (DevLearn 2014 Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada) from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM local time
Stephen Haskin directs and consults for eLearning projects and video and is the author of several books about media and learning. He has worked with digital video and eLearning since the late 1980s, and he has been at the forefront of streaming media.
Duration: Four weeks, with activities between sessions, combining virtual live online training and a face-to-face workshop taking place at the DevLearn 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 25 and 26.
Class Size: Class size limited to 20.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.
Requirements: A computer; Internet connectivity; a working computer headset (this course will use VoIP); video camera. Guild Academy live online training courses use Adobe Connect 9—more info.
Other Technology Needs: A laptop for in-person session and a video camera (regular or DSLR that is video capable is ideal, although smartphones can also be used). Optional equipment: A tripod; installed Adobe software (or 30-day free trial): Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, and Illustrator, or Mac with Final Cut Pro or similar video editing program, compositing program, audio editing program, pixel-based editor, and vector-based editor.