P18 BYOD: Video for Learning Professionals
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday, October 22
Trainers and instructional developers in most of today's organizations today make video. Many are creating software training videos, but increasingly they are doing more complex productions with multiple cameras, green screen, and other effects. As they look to do this, they need some core production skills and knowledge of professional TV production to make more engaging content, and do it faster.
In this hands-on workshop you will learn the core of what makes a good instructional video. You will learn how to produce video professionally, and how to craft it in a way that engages learners to help them optimize performance. After learning how to structure and plan a video shoot, you will create your own instructional video and learn tricks of video production, plus a workflow that enables you to make it quickly.
In this session, you will learn:
- What makes engaging video, based on video's strengths as a communication modality
- How to structure short videos to ensure learning
- How to plan pictures that convey learning
- How to shoot, edit, and produce an engaging instructional video
- How to plan and produce video content, following a professional production workflow
Video camera (cell phone), editing software
Laptop with Camstasia installed (free trial version ok) and headphones
Author, Rapid Media Development for Trainers
Jonathan Halls, who has spent 30 years as a media trainer, started his professional life in radio hosting a daily live news talk show. Author of Rapid Media for Trainers, Rapid Video for Trainers, and Video Script Writing, he formerly headed up the BBC’s production training in Britain, and is today an adjunct professor at the George Washington University where he teaches digital media. Based in Washington, DC, he provides workshops and consulting for training organizations in how to make instructional videos and podcasts. He has trained thousands of broadcasters, journalists, and trainers in 25 countries, including people from The Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, London Times, Straits Times, Time of India, DeVolkskrant and many more.