Photoshop Production for eLearning: Creating Lower Thirds
Create Network Television Quality Lower Third Graphics
Tired of seeing your hard work met with a yawn? Do you want to create online learning content that exhilarates instead of bores? In just a few minutes you can create dynamic lower third graphics that can be used to augment your video and screencast based online learning.
In this course, using Photoshop, you'll learn the process to create great looking lower third graphics that can be used with any number of online learning content delivery methods.
You can use lower thirds....
... To make video content more interesting by offering additional information
... To provide proof to doubters by documenting sources during video lectures
... To satisfy the curious by providing URLs and other resources to learners
... To forge a reltaionship with online instructors by identifying off-camera and on-camera speakers
... To engage learners with discussion and review questions
... To create a brand by reinforcing brand elements in your design
... To set yourself apart by ad a developer by including engaging elements that aren't included in 90% of other online learning
... Much, much more
This course which will take just about an hour of your time includes a great activity that will review the step-by-step process to creating great lower third graphics.
This course is part of the Beginning Photoshop for Online learning series, which teaches the most important Photoshop techniques eLearning developers need to know to create stunning visuals in their online learning content.
Mark Lassoff has been involved in corporate technical training and course production for over 15 years. He creates much of the content for Punk Academy’s courses, blog and web site. Mark speaks world-wide on online learning and tech. He has been a featured speaker at several conferences including South by Southwest. He lives in coastal Connecticut.
PreviewHow to get ideas for Lower Thirds (2:51)
StartPreparing Your Photoshop Document (2:47)
StartCreating Layers for your Lower Third (5:28)
StartSelecting and Filling Your Lower Thirds (6:06)
StartCreating the Typography (6:34)
StartFinalizing and Exporting Your Lower Thirds (6:33)
StartProject Video (0:39)
StartSection Complete Video (0:36)