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Video Boot Camp

  • 22 Aug 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • The Employers Association, 3020 West Arrowood Road Charlotte, NC 28273
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  • Please join us as a guest. Each participant will be provided with a lightweight HD pocket camera to keep after the boot camp.

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  • Join your other members and their guests. Each participant will be provided with a lightweight HD pocket camera to keep after the boot camp.
  • The workshop is full and if you wish to be added to a wait list email your name to info@astdcharlotte.org.

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Jonathan Halls, Principal, Jonathan Halls & Associates

Learn to make fabulous video content for classroom, e-learning, or mobile platforms fast and affordably! Video can be an extremely powerful learning tool - but only if it is produced and integrated effectively to ensure a positive learning experience. Learn to harness this powerful learning tool even if you have a limited budget, resources, or experience.


Join Jonathan Halls, author of Rapid Video Development for Trainers, in this intensive and practical one-day workshop that will give you the foundational skills to create quality video content. You will learn Halls' rapid media technique and secrets used by professional video developers that will save you time without compromising quality.
Roll up your sleeves and be prepared to design, shoot, and produce your own video utilizing a lightweight camera provided that you will get to keep after the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Create the learning objective for a video following Mager’s conventions.
  • Break a video story into knowledge nuggets.
  • Create a process-based video structure using the modified ROPS method.
  • Draw a storyboard for a video script following visual grammar conventions.
  • Write a video script following writing to picture conventions.
  • Shoot video using an entry-level consumer HD pocket camera using auto functions.
  • Edit video using Windows Live Movie Maker.
  • Analyze video using production and editorial criteria.
Each participant is required to bring a laptop PC with Windows Live Movie Maker pre-installed. Each participant will be provided with a lightweight HD pocket camera to keep after the boot camp. Please note that for instructional reasons we will only be providing instruction on the cameras we provide and the Windows Live Movie Maker. Should you wish to bring your own camera or install different editing software, we cannot guarantee instruction on it other than providing general guidelines. 

Jonathan Halls is an author, trainer, and coach. He wrote Rapid Video Development for Trainers (ASTD Press, 2012) and was a contributing author to Speak More (River Grove Books, 2012) and the ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training & Development 2nd Edition (ASTD Press, 2014). He is author of the ASTD Infoline, “Memory & Cognition in Learning” (ASTD Press, 2014) and has written numerous articles forT&D magazine. Jonathan is an ASTD BEST Awards reviewer and has sat on the advisory committees for the ASTD International Conference & Exposition and TechKnowledge.

Formerly a learning executive at the BBC in London, he now runs workshops in media, communication, leadership, and creativity. He is on faculty at George Washington University and facilitates ASTD’s Master Trainer Program ™, ASTD’s Rapid Video for Learning Professionals Certificate program and ASTD’s Media for Learning Certificate program. Jonathan has been training, speaking, and coaching for 25 years in more than 20 countries. He describes his work as “at the intersection of media, communication, learning, leadership, and innovation.”

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