Having a weekly check-in video is important to keep students up-to-date and engaged with the class content. This tutorial walks you through creating a customized template so that you can quickly introduce a new week, topic, or unit with a video.
1. Choose a Template
Go to File > New Project from Template. Choose a template from the Template Manager or click Download more Templates to browse more options. After selecting the template, click New from Template.
2. Adjust the Quick Properties
Adjust the template text, logo, and color scheme in the Quick Properties Panel. Use the Color Picker tool to easily select specific colors.
3. Create a New Theme
To create a theme, select Manage Themes from the Theme drop down menu. Click the + button and select the colors, fonts, and logo. Click Save. The theme appears in any theme dropdown menu.
4. Save the Template
Position the playhead to display what you’d like the thumbnail of the template to be. Go to File > Save Project as Template. Name the template and click OK.
5. Create a New Project Using the Template
Go to File > New Project from Template. Select the newly created template and click New from Template.
The new customized template opens and is ready for you to add media.
Click and drag the media over the placeholder and edit as usual. When finished, click Export to share the video to the desired location.
6. Export to Knowmia
Export your Camtasia videos directly to Knowmia. Utilize features like built-in quizzing, automatic closed caption generation, viewer analytics, conversations, and more.