1. Preparing to Create Screencasts

1. Preparing to Create Screencasts

Learn a few preparatory steps to help you make sure your screencast will be effective and achieve its intended goal.

About this course

The path to making great screencasts starts with preparation. This course is comprised of several lessons to help you get off on the right foot. The lessons cover how to gather information and define the project scope, ways to help improve the approval process, information about creating and using scripts, and how to create and use storyboards. 

Curriculum1 hr 21 min

  • Constructing the Brief 0 hr 14 min

    A guide to assembling the project brief, including determining the video's purpose, identifying the target audience, and putting your content in the right order.

  • Collaborating on Screencasts 0 hr 15 min

    Tips for making screencast projects smoother, including the order of feedback checkpoints, the art of leading across roles, and other tips for avoiding problems.

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Scripting
  • Theory of Script Writing 0 hr 6 min

    A short overview of why script writing is helpful when creating screencasts, and an introduction to the project used throughout the certification.

  • Scripting: A Practical Look 0 hr 14 min

    A look at a script, the pieces you should include, and some best practices to make it a useful tool in your screencasting process. 

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Storyboarding
  • Setting Up A Storyboard and Using Stock Images 0 hr 19 min

    Learn how to set-up and build a storyboard to help guide your screencast creation.

  • Storyboarding: A Practical Look 0 hr 10 min

    Dive a little deeper into the storyboarding process and which visuals you can use to prepare for creating your screencast.

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Take the Next Course!
  • Move to the Next Course

About this course

The path to making great screencasts starts with preparation. This course is comprised of several lessons to help you get off on the right foot. The lessons cover how to gather information and define the project scope, ways to help improve the approval process, information about creating and using scripts, and how to create and use storyboards. 

Curriculum1 hr 21 min

  • Constructing the Brief 0 hr 14 min

    A guide to assembling the project brief, including determining the video's purpose, identifying the target audience, and putting your content in the right order.

  • Collaborating on Screencasts 0 hr 15 min

    Tips for making screencast projects smoother, including the order of feedback checkpoints, the art of leading across roles, and other tips for avoiding problems.

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Scripting
  • Theory of Script Writing 0 hr 6 min

    A short overview of why script writing is helpful when creating screencasts, and an introduction to the project used throughout the certification.

  • Scripting: A Practical Look 0 hr 14 min

    A look at a script, the pieces you should include, and some best practices to make it a useful tool in your screencasting process. 

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Storyboarding
  • Setting Up A Storyboard and Using Stock Images 0 hr 19 min

    Learn how to set-up and build a storyboard to help guide your screencast creation.

  • Storyboarding: A Practical Look 0 hr 10 min

    Dive a little deeper into the storyboarding process and which visuals you can use to prepare for creating your screencast.

  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Take the Next Course!
  • Move to the Next Course