The easiest way to create videos is to record from a PowerPoint of Keynote slide presentation. Slides are easy to set up and they are the prefect backdrop for education or sales videos.
In the Transform Your Slides into Videos class, you’ll receive tips for optimizing your slides for video. We’ll then go on to explore several free and affordable options for transforming your slides into videos.
Videos captivate your audience and they can help your students to retain more of what you want them to learn.
- If inspired – please share a class review (optional yet appreciated.)
- You’ll find the handouts via the “class project” tab.
- Also – to make the most of this learning opportunity, share your class project. Great way to gain exposure on Skillshare and benefit from what you’ll learn in this class!
What you’ll learn in this class:
- • Why creating videos from slides makes great course content.
- • Tips for making your slides “video friendly” (Font, images, etc.)
- • Three easy ways to record web-ready videos.
- • How to add “provide viewing access” to your videos.
- • Tips for Making Your Slides “Video Ready”
- • Ways to keep your slides consistent.
- • Use attractive colors that are easy on the eyes.
- • Add images throughout your presentation as pictures speak louder than words.
- • Use slide “animations” so the bullet points come in one at a time.
- • Provide action steps.
The News About Recording PowerPoint or Keynote Slides
- • Demonstration – Recording a Video Using Keynote
- • Ways to Record Your Videos
You May Have a Video Program Built Into Your Computer
Explore three free or affordable, easy to use, online programs.
- o Screencast-o-Matic
- o Zoom.us
- o Snagit
- • How to Provide Viewing Access to Your Videos
- • You can upload the actual video file directly to Teachable.
- • How to upload your videos to Vimeo and YouTube
Time to Explore and Begin Creating Videos
• Review this training and look through the slide handouts.
• Explore the three video recording sites and take one or more of them for a test drive. Most come with a free level or free trial.
• Decide which video recording software program you’ll go with.
• If you are going to upload to Teachable, you are all set as you can simply upload the videos once you’ve recorded them.
• If you’ll be sharing elsewhere – explore YouTube and Vimeo.
What Excites You Most About Transforming Your Slides into Videos?