Mobile Games Video
Mobile Games Video
Mobile Games Video
Mobile Games Video

301 BYOL: Tips and Tricks for Creating Better Explainer Videos

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tuesday, June 20


Nautilus 3

Poor-quality explainer videos can distract your learners and prevent them from getting the message. Many L&D professionals operate on a tight budget and do not have a lot of video editing experience. How do you create professional-level videos that can be delivered on any platform or eLearning tool?

This hands-on session will cover practical, easy, and cheap tricks to help raise the quality of your explainer videos. You will explore the importance of adjusting your screen size to the best size, and how to make different parts of your screen pop as you talk about certain sections. You will learn how to avoid an amateur look in your videos, and even how to set up your videos for easier translation. You will leave this session knowing how to make higher-quality explainer videos with the tools you already have.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About optimal screen resolution for explainer videos
  • Tips on using ScreenFlow
  • Tips on using Camtasia
  • Tips on compressing your video
  • Tips on exporting for web use

Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
Telestream ScreenFlow and TechSmith Camtasia.

Technology required:
Laptop running ScreenFlow or Camtasia for Mac, or Camtasia for PC.

Jeff Batt


Learning Dojo

Jeff Batt has 15+ years of experience in the digital learning and media industry. Currently, Jeff Batt is a Learning Experience Designer for Amazon. He is the founder and trainer at Learning Dojo, a company dedicated to training you to become a software ninja in various eLearning, web, and mobile-related software applications. He was also the program manager of DevLearn for The Learning Guild. Jeff often speaks on developmental technologies such as xAPI, HTML5, augmented reality, mobile development, eLearning development tools, and more.

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