Principles of Storyboarding for e-Learning design: A digital story

I have just finished a coursera online MOOC on Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling. I have decided to write a series of blog posts to share my lessons learned, experience and finished story of the course. You may want to read earlier posts before going ahead with this.

1. Digital Storytelling: Introductory Post

2. My Digital Story: Topic, Script and Storyboard

3. My Digital Story: Gathering and Creating Image and Video Resources

4. Audio Narration and Background Music in Digital Storytelling

Title of Digital Story: Principles of Storyboarding.

Software or Tool?
I began my work in Microsoft PowerPoint and finished it in WeVideo. I added transitions and time delays depending on a close approximate of the narration per slide and frame. I saved the PowerPoint as a movie file (without any audios) and imported the video to WeVideo site after creating a free account. I imported my audio narration and music track and aligned them to the right sections of the video. I exported the final video in WeVideo.Read More »Principles of Storyboarding for e-Learning design: A digital story

Power Off Before Exit

While working on another project involving webcam, I had to mix my webcam with screen recording. I suddenly found myself with Camtasia recording my screen and so decided to do a proper tutorial. In this video tutorial, I showed how to create the Power Navigation button and the Exit button using PowerPoint.Read More »Power Off Before Exit

Time-lapse Video

Recently, there was an articulate e-Learning challenge to design an interactive organisational chart and if you have not already met them, I think you need to meet our media team at BYC. Amidst the several great entries for the challenge, was Jeff’s accompany blog post with a time-lapse video of his design process. That was the second or third time I was seeing such a video and so I decided to push my learning another step forward…Learn to make time-lapse videos; after all I’m learning skills now, isn’t it?Read More »Time-lapse Video

Video Training completely Mobile – Concept, Tools and Processes


It is getting interesting by the week as we proceed in the weekly articulate e-Learning challenges. This week’s challenge required us to examine the process chain of producing a how-to video to be used in a course, using low-budget mobile devices, especially the smartphone. I must confess that this is the first time I am creating a video training, so it was a great learning experience for me, from concept, to shooting video, to editing and making ready for publish. It was a great week and video-tistic one as that!Read More »Video Training completely Mobile – Concept, Tools and Processes