- Chris Savage, CEO, Wistia
comprehensive look at explanation
as a professional skill you can develop and apply to any situation or medium.
It provides a look at explanation theory, a checklist that ensures explanation
success, “repackaging” strategies and
talking points for clear, effective explanations. You can become
a better explainer, and put your new skills to work quickly.
This course focuses on creating DIY animated explainer videos with quality results. Using common, affordable tools like PowerPoint and screencasting software, it teaches the “six skills of animated video production”. The skills are: script writing, storyboard development, the use of visuals, animating with PowerPoint and recording and editing videos with screencasting software. Make your ideas clear and engaging in presentations, classrooms and online.
Whether you're a professional who is:
• Introducing a new project
• Presenting research to a group
• Changing a company policy
• Making your case for funding
• Training colleagues or customers
• Demonstrating a product
• Or even requesting a new position
Carefully crafted explanations and animated explainer videos will help you make the most of these opportunities. Your ability to build support, respect and attention depends on others understanding your ideas.
Lee LeFever has been a professional explainer for over 10 years.
He is the founder of Common Craft, an international keynote speaker and author of The Art of Explanation (Wiley, 2012). He is also credited with inspiring the online "explainer" video industry. In his work, he's helped companies such as Google, Intel, LEGO and Ford to explain their products. His explainer videos have been viewed over 50 million times and licensed to professionals and organizations in over 50 countries.
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