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Camtasia 2018 Help
This is your main working page for your course entitled Training Videos for Technical Communication (Camtasia). From this page you can go to study materials, read about project requirements, find out what to name your files, see when projects are due, go to the online textbook and other resources for this course.
Links have been removed from this version of the course.
Use the course overview to see how this course is set up.
Due date: unit1_date
Use the Create and Save a Video guide to see how to create and save your first Camtasia recording.
Due date: unit2_date
Use the Edit Camtasia Video guide to see how to make simple edits to a Camtasia project—specifically the .camproj file.
Use the Making Tracks Video guide to see how to manipulate tracks in Camtasia.
Due date: unit3_date
Use the Add Images guide to see how to add still images (like .png, .jpg) to Camtasia videos.
Due date: unit4_date
Use the Use Markers guide to see how to use markers to copy, move, delete parts of Camtasia video projects.
Due date: unit5_date
Use the Add Call-outs guide to see how to add call-outs (explanatory labels) and arrows to Camtasia videos.
Due date: unit6_date
Use the Add Captions guide to see how to add captions to Camtasia videos.
Due date: unit7_date
Use the Zoom & Pan guide to see how to zoom in and zoom out in Camtasia videos and how to pan across a wide video.
Due date: unit8_date
Unfortunately, menus, tables of contents, and quizzes are not natively available with Camtasia 8. If you wish to learn these functions, we can download the 30-day trial of the current Camtasia version. If you want to do that, send me e-mail: email@example.com
Also, YouTube provides somewhat of a solution for TOCs: Make Long Videos Easier to Navigate Using a Table of Contents in Camtasia shows how to create time markers that will enable viewers to navigate to parts of your video.
True, this Camtasia course has "video" in its title. But it will be useful to know how create an MP3, audio-only, like a podcast.
Use the Audio guide to see how to create an audio-only recording (MP3) in Camtasia.
Due date: unit9_date
Use the Final Project guide for directions and ideas for your complete training video in Camtasia.
Due date: unit10_date
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