I’ve been creating so many training videos lately that I recently took some time to think about why I love video based on-line training more than I’ve ever liked going into a classroom and sitting through hours or days of an instructor led classroom course. Although in traditional Web based Learning, learners don’t design the content, they have greater control over their learning environment and can modify it to meet their learning and life styles.
According to US News, Training Specialist, also know as an Instructional Designer or Instructional Technologist, is one of the best careers for 2014, at least in the US. That’s good news for all of you out there who enjoy creating video tutorials with Camtasia Studio and PowerPoint.
Creating training videos can move your business forward to the next level establishing yourself as an expert in your niche. Whether you use the videos to train clients or employees creating free or low cost training videos will give you the extra oomph that you need. You can in fact, create an entire business around training. Some common questions about creating free training videos are:
Camtasia 8 is very powerful software that you can use to capture your computer screen, or use to edit video that you’ve recorded with another type of camera like a webcam. You might wonder why you would want to conduct screen recording but when you consider that by using software such as Camtasia to record your screen you can then teach anyone how to do something on the computer. Some of the functions you can complete using Camtasia: