Find step-by-step tutorials and Camtasia tool tips to produce your LearnNow videos.

Learn Now Video Process Checklist

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Understand the who, what, when, where, and how of creating educational videos. The digital education team will help you throughout the process.

Learn Now Process for Educators

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Integrate Learn Now Videos into Your Educational Delivery Plan

Learn Now videos can be a popular tool for sharing your educational content. Understand what Learn Now videos are and how you can utilize them to enhance your product offerings to appeal to various learning preferences.

Learn Now Video Tips

Video can be a great way to educate people. Research shows that more people are watching videos to learn about various topics. How do you make your video engaging so that people will want to watch it from beginning to end?

Request the Camtasia Software

If you are a part of Penn State Extension and would like to self-produce Learn Now videos, Camtasia is the tool to do it.

Produce and Edit a Learn Now Video with Camtasia 8

Camtasia 8 is a screen recording and video editing software package that makes it easy to record your content and create videos.

Produce and Edit a Learn Now Video with Camtasia 9

Camtasia 9 is a screen recording and video editing software package that makes it easy to record your content and create videos.

Check Out the New Learn Now Template

Creating a Learn Now is becoming simpler and more standardized through the introduction of a new template. Whether you’re working on your first or next Learn Now, presenting in person or creating an on-line Learn Now Video, Atlas’ new Learn Now template is a critical tool in your toolbox.

Download the 16:9 Learn Now PowerPoint Template

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This template is formatted for the 16:9 aspect ratio and includes basic fonts and animations for use in creating PowerPoint slides that will be recorded as a Learn Now video. Make sure you explore all of the master slides available to you for design and application to your content.

Download the Pennsylvania 4-H PowerPoint Template

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Use this template for Learn Now videos requiring Pennsylvania 4-H branding.

Learn Now How-to Videos

Here you will find short how-to videos on using the Camtasia software. Together, these videos provide educators a set of steps to follow and a quick look at how editing works in Camtasia.

Copyright and Image Use Guidelines

Using high-quality images is important when creating online educational content. So is making sure you are using images with appropriate licenses and are meeting the University’s requirements on handling copyright issues. This guide provides direction for image use for Learn Now and course videos. It includes information about image permissions, creative commons licensing, and required attributions. Also included are resources for image sources and libraries.

Using Narration and Images in Educational Videos

Don't overload your viewers with information! Get the most out of your educational videos by following the best practices for narration and images.

Printable Guide to Recording a Learn Now Video

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A printable PDF to use for reference while creating your Learn Now video with Camtasia and PowerPoint.

Submit your Learn Now Video

Use this form to upload and submit your completed Learn Now video projects.