706 Creating Better Audio and Video on a Budget
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Wednesday, March 27
Video & Media
You probably have suffered through online learning content that featured poor audio or video. You suffered through it because the material was valuable. But have you ever stopped and asked yourself why? Why would anyone sit through this? Why would anyone come back for more? And as an L&D professional, how can you improve the quality of your audio and video content for your learners?
In this session, you will learn how to improve your audio and video quality by optimizing your recording workflow and making smart equipment purchases that won’t break your budget. See exactly which pieces of equipment are critical for professional-quality audio. Learn which software will give you the best results and how to fine-tune it to ensure you are getting the best audio and video captures. Because quality begins at the source, learn how to quickly turn any room into a sound booth and dramatically improve your audio quality. Learn how to use existing lighting to your advantage, and how to supplement it with additional lighting for better video captures. You can create amazing audio and video even if you are on a budget.
In this session, you will learn:
- What equipment you need to record great audio and video
- How to configure your camera and microphone for quality
- How to improve your videos with lighting
- How to improve sound quality with simple adjustments to your recording space
- How to achieve better green screen results
- Which export settings you should be using for the best results
Designers and developers
Technology discussed in this session:
Video cameras, DSLR cameras, mobile phones, preamps, microphones, audio, interfaces, lighting, Adobe Audition and Premiere, TechSmith Camtasia, and Audacity
Authoring Tools Trainer
William Everhart is an authoring tools trainer at E-Learning Uncovered, helping people get up and running with eLearning. William’s favorite thing in life is to see the lightbulb go off over someone’s head—helping them finally grasp a concept or software technique that has eluded them for so long. An Adobe certified instructor, William was previously the director of training at Lodestone Digital and a contributing author at Lynda.com and Pluralsight. Through classroom training, one-on-one coaching, and online programs, he has helped people learn Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia, video production, audio editing, and graphics creation.