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Camtasia Studio 8 Essentials Course

(4.75 out of 5) 49 Student Reviews

About the course

This 1-day course will introduce you to the essential Camtasia Studio 8 skills you need to know to get up and running with Camtasia as quickly as possible.You will learn to quickly create videos of just about anything (computer software or PowerPoint presentations) and post your completed lessons on the web, YouTube, Screencast.com, or burn them to a CD. Your content can include videos of actions taken on your computer, animations, audio, quizzes and surveys.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to create high-quality interactive video content suitable for almost any device.


There are no prerequisites for this Camtasia Studio 8 course. However, students should have general understanding of personal computers.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    27 Apr 18 Fri
    18 Jun 18 Mon
    17 Aug 18 Fri
    08 Oct 18 Mon
    06 Dec 18 Thu
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    09 Apr 18 Mon
    06 Jun 18 Wed
    03 Aug 18 Fri
    24 Sep 18 Mon
    20 Nov 18 Tue
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    09 Apr 18 Mon
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    Classes scheduled on demand in Canberra

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: eLearning and Camtasia

  • Overview of Camtasia’s History
  • How to Plan eLearning Projects
  • The eLearning Development Process
  • The Camtasia Studio Interface

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Unit 2: Recording Videos

  • Display Resolution and Recording Area
  • Rehearsals
  • Recording Screen Actions
  • Select a Recording Area
  • Record a Video
  • Annotations
  • Recording Effects

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Unit 3: Videos, Images and PIP

  • Import a Camrec Video
  • Add a Video to the Timeline
  • Import Images
  • Insert a New Track
  • Create a Watermark
  • Add Cursor Effects

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Unit 4: Callouts, Animations and Transitions

  • Create a Group
  • Add a Text Callout
  • Modify Visual Properties
  • Add a Pointy Circle Callout
  • Add a Sketch Motion Rectangle
  • Add an Animation to a Callout
  • Add Slide Transitions

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Unit 5: Audio

  • Add Background Music to a Video
  • Fade Audio In and Out
  • Record Voice Narration
  • Split a Music Clip
  • Cut a Segment of Unwanted Audio

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Unit 6: Produce & Share

  • Producing Basics
  • Produce a Standalone Video
  • Share to YouTube
  • Produce Flash/HTML5 Output
  • Add a Watermark to a Produced Video

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Unit 7: Zooming, Focus, Markers and Hotspots

  • Hide and Show the Cursor
  • Control Mouse Visibility
  • Use Zoom-n-Pan
  • Apply SmartFocus
  • Add a Marker
  • Add a TOC
  • Add a Hotspot to a Callout

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Unit 8: Quizzes and Screencast.com

  • Create Quizzes
  • Share to Screencast.com

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Unit 9: PowerPoint and MenuMaker

  • Use PowerPoint as a Starting Point
  • Record PowerPoint
  • Use MenuMaker to Create a Menu

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Kellie D [ 06 November, 2017 ]
Well paced, great information, small session was helpful. Anthony has fantastic knowledge of material and dealt to the pace in the room.
(4.80 out of 5) Debbie S [ 29 March, 2017 ]
Great course, good examples provided which will help me in my job. A lot of content covered in just a day...well worth doing this course.
(4.90 out of 5) Brad S [ 06 February, 2017 ]
A helpful course that provided technical knowledge and application to real life. Enough time for practice.
(5.00 out of 5) Audra M [ 06 February, 2017 ]
Great course - all hands on. Excellent instructor. Comfortable open learning environment. Small class size allowed for greater learning opportunity.

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