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705 No-to-Low Budget Video Capturing and Editing Tools

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 13

Tracks: Video & Media

More than ever before, videos are part of many of our eLearning courses. However, we tend to think videos are something that can we can only create and utilize in learning if we have expensive equipment and complex editing tools.The ever-increasing availability of cloud-based applications and other free tools makes it easier than ever to create and develop videos that don’t have to cost a bundle. Whether you need to capture a quick, one-minute demo or edit an hour-long movie, there are lots of amazing tools out there that you can use. But which of these wide range of options should you check out when you need to create your own videos?

This session will focus on several popular and useful low-cost tools available that can help you capture and produce video projects quickly and easily. We’ll explore online animation tools and audio and video collections, as well as ways to capture and edit these media with tools from the simple to the complex. We’ll discuss tips, tricks, and practical applications for many of these tools. We’ll also examine some of the pros and cons to using free versions versus paid versions.

In this session you will learn:

  • Video and audio collections to use
  • Video, audio, and animation tools for capturing, creating, and editing
  • How get the most from these tools and develop and deliver quality experiences
  • How to identify which low-cost tools will have the biggest impact on your project but the least impact on your budget
  • The pros and cons of free tools versus paid versions

Technology discussed:

Numerous audio, video respositories, OpenShot Editor, Davinci Resolve, Sway, Movavi, iMovie, WeVideo, Spark, Audacity, etc.

Tracy Parish

Education Technology Specialist

Parish Creative Solutions

Tracy Parish is an accomplished instructional designer, eLearning developer, and consultant based in the Greater Toronto area. With a unique blend of skills in computer programming, adult education, and eLearning design/development, she has built a successful career in instructional design. With over 18 years of experience in instructional design, development, LMS implementation and administration, Tracy is a respected figure in her field. She is a speaker, active Articulate Community Hero, co-host of the Toronto Storyline User Group and webcast Nerdy Shop Talk, the marketing director for the Canadian eLearning Conference, and moderator of the monthly Twitter event #lrnchat.