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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Instructional Videos with Jonathan Halls
Episode 6730th June 2021 • The Visual Lounge • TechSmith Corporation
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So you want to create instructional videos...but where do you start?

Instructional videos come in many different forms, meaning there’s a style that suits almost every creator (and learner!).

There’s plenty of opportunities to get an instructional video right – but as there’s such a wide scope for what makes a good instructional video, knowing what to begin with can be a real sticking point.

Jonathan Halls is a business author and consultant who helps people develop their training strategies. His 30+ year career spans a spectrum of roles in the training and communications industry.

He joins Matt Pierce in this episode to share the best ways to approach creating instructional videos as a beginner and explains the whys, whats, and hows, behind this broad and increasingly vital subject.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • The key principles of instructional video
  • The 3 questions you need to ask yourself before you plan your video
  • How to structure an instructional video
  • Jonathan's top tips for creating a video workflow
  • How to make an instructional video more effective

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