How to make a video series: Part 3 of 3 – Phases of Production

By Chris Karel published April 22, 2018

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In a minute, Creative Director, Chris Karel, shares a best practice for getting started with your first professional video production for training or marketing purposes. This is part 3 of 3 that offers a quick explanation of the three phases of production. For more information related to this brief video please consider checking out two related blog posts:

Help! I have to make a video. What should I do first?

How much will a business video cost? (Cleveland Video Pro Guide)

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101: Don't Leave the Learner Behind

By Tiffany Lombardo published April 20, 2018

It’s important to take a step back and think about the learner. Most learners are busy, not just at work but in their personal lives as well.  Common sense tells us they don’t have much room in their brain to store information that is not directly relevant to their lives or jobs. When we ask them to take a training course, it needs to be engaging and easily connect key concepts to their everyday work.  Unfortunately, training often becomes a one size fits all solution that does not take the unique needs of learners into account.

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By Chris Karel published March 13, 2018

In this interview, I dive into website health and the best SEO tools you can use to improve Search Engine Optimization. I sat down with Sean Hecking of Interactive Cleveland to get his expert insights on the topics. Sean is an experienced digital marketing consultant that helps companies build and execute successful Internet marketing strategies. He primarily focuses on search engine optimization (SEO) strategy and Google AdWords pay-per-click search marketing.

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Save the Learners! Build an Open and Shut Serious Game Strategy

By Dan Keckan published March 12, 2018

(This article was published in the March, 2016 issue of Training Industry Magazine.)

Have you ever sat in front of an eLearning course that you spent 200-250 hours designing and developing and thought learners are going to love this course? They are going to love it so much, they will be motivated to take it. They are going to stick with it till the end and feel compelled to take it again as the Flow Theory suggests! If your answer is yes, then you have probably already incorporated a successful serious game strategy. If your answer is no then keep reading.

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Dan Keckan and Ray Jimenez, Ph.D. to Host Training Magazine Webinar

By Dan Keckan published March 6, 2018

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Video Simulation

Training Magazine Network will be hosting a 1-hour long webinar, “The Anatomy of a Video-based Simulation.” The webinar is scheduled for May 17, 2018 from 12-1pm Eastern and will feature Dan Keckan, CEO of Cinecraft Productions and Ray Jimenez, Ph.D., Architect of TrainingMagNetwork.com and CLO of Vignettes Learning. They will be presenting the power of video-based simulations to change learner’s performance.

Ray Jimenez Ph.D.

“I am excited for the opportunity to co-present with Dan. Our presentation will be provocative and full of insights on how to develop engaging scenarios and simulations. This will be fun. Please join us!”

 

 

Dan Keckan“I’m incredibly stoked to be presenting with the man that I began learning from when I was a neophyte in the L&D field. Today, the way I design learning strategies is due in part because of Ray. Our presentation will be the best of Ray and me describing the differences and similarities of scenarios and simulations and how to use video to effectively change behavior,” Dan stated.

In this session attendees will learn how combining video and eLearning can create effective simulations that upskill and change behaviors. Attendees will experience first-hand award-winning video-based simulations as well as poorly constructed simulations. Attendees will then break down the anatomy of the simulation, piece by piece.

Breaking down the simulation includes differentiating between first, second and third person point-of-view camera angles. Also, we will cover how to effectively involve SME’s in the storyboarding process to minimize revisions. Finally, we will identify tips and techniques that experts use when crafting decision points, learner answers and coaching feedback.

Please consider joining Dan and Ray by REGISTERING HERE.

 

Founded in 1939, Cinécraft  Productions is the oldest commercial producers of corporate and industrial films in the US.  Today Cinécraft  is a top 10 content development company specializing in creating custom learning solutions.

Vignettes Learning company is an elearning and technology services company. Vignettes Learning assists clients implement learning content and technology solutions. Vignettes Learning operates the 120,000 member community www.trainingmagnetwork.com and helps clients in Scenario-based Learning, Story-based learning, Microlearning and Deep Dive Thinking for New Talent.