You might have heard that leaders are only as good as their teams, but one can argue that the opposite is also true: teams are only as good as their leaders.
We all know that video is the most popular medium for communication and sharing information. We also know that video training is a great way to enhance performance, as it provides a standardized method of sharing knowledge throughout an organization and is a way to communicate in an engaging manner with all its stakeholders. But there’s more to video besides being trendy.
“We need you to present this course.” Dreaded words for many of us that would prefer to get a back massage by a gorilla than to be in front of a camera. When I received this request, I felt a mix of excitement (I confess!) and, you guessed it: overwhelming fear. Spoiler alert: it was actually quite a fun and fulfilling experience so, for you, my fellow “camerafobics”, I’m sharing some tips to help you go through it and get a great result.
When creating a video course, there are a few steps you need to take to ensure you get the best result in terms of conveying the message, keeping your learners engaged and ensure maximum retention. Also, following these steps will guarantee a more efficient production from start to finish. In this article, we are sharing some pro tips on the (very important) first step: defining the course’s scope.
Nowadays, a significant part of our life is digital, mostly spent online. We work online, we communicate online, we have fun online, we share online. Actually, we share a lot online – from work files to family photos - but most of all we share knowledge.
A great video training course starts with great planning. If you manage to get the first steps of creating a course right, you are sure to have a better result. In this article, you will find the best practices and tips to create the best possible structure for your course, and a course structure template to make it easier for you.
One of the most common misconceptions about video training is that it is too expensive to produce videos with professional quality. In this article, you can see an example of a set of equipment for under 1.500€, that you can easily assemble and disassemble as needed in a quiet room, to record high quality training videos.
You can create a great role-play video with real actors or animated characters, but no role-play video can work the way you intend it to without a fair amount of planning, some brainstorming and an effective script.
Screencasts are one of the most popular and interesting ways of showing people how to use software and digital applications. They are also quite handy when we want to show how to follow a procedure that involves different stages.
The recording day can be very stressful for the presenters, especially if they are shy, have little or no experience, or are working with you for the first time. This guide will help them feel more comfortable and know what to do and what to expect on the day before, and day of the recording.