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Screencasting -- Workflow and Presentation, by Collin Turner (Podcast)

Jan 17, 2009 • podcasts, screencasting, video, wordpress

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Length: 65 min.

Screencasting Presentation Summary

In this podcast, Collin Turner presents on "Screencasting -- Workflow and Presentation" to the Intermountain STC chapter in Utah. Here's the presentation summary:

Screencasting (when applied properly) is a valuable tool whose popularity is gaining traction. Most available software is accessible and easy to use. You can make or break a screencast before you ever capture a single screen. This presentation covers the basics of screencasting from concept to publication. This is not a presentation on software … this is all about planning and workflow!
Collin breaks the process of creating screencasts into five accessible phases:

  • Concept
  • Pre-production
  • Production
  • Post-production
  • Publication/launch

View the accompanying Zoho presentation slides.

You can also see a presentation outline here.

About Collin Turner

Collin Turner is a technical communicator, sometimes author, editor and photographer usually found deep within the workings of APIs, writing manuals or managing projects. Screen casting is one of his latest focus points during a 15-year career in the field. You can find him online at www.collinturner.com.

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(See a flyer about the presentation here.)


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