A colleague recently asked me for some quick tips on creating effective instructional videos for a new piece of software they are creating. I’ve gathered my thoughts together, and hope they will be of wider use.
The Desktop Recorder software on Media Hopper is a great resource for creating training videos.
We’re running short, informative sessions in early May to give colleagues a showcase of what the new website and CMS can do and an outline of what is still to come. Check out the new videos and demo site too. The sessions are an open invite, so if you know of colleagues who might like to […]
On 23 October, I attended a workshop session intended to introduce ideas for generating video subtitles, in order to enhance the availability and accessibility of our video training.
This months’ Web Publishing Community saw our latest update on the Drupal project (EdWeb), an update on Google Analytics events tracking, and a presentation from Andy Todd about his experiences of creating training videos for the IS Skills team.
I’ve been a long time subscriber to the remote usability testing tool UserTesting.com. They’ve recently introduced a free taster service – “Peek” – which I recommend you try out.
I’ve been considering whether we could use video training to enhance our training and support offering. Our initial attempts have been promising and I expect we will be able to alleviate some of the demand for our training in future.