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Rapid Video Development for Learning Certificate

Course Info

Talent development professionals are increasingly called on to create training video content that extends learning in the classroom and beyond. In this certificate course you will learn how to make a training video using consumer-level equipment that looks professional and reinforces learning. Drawing on both media psychology and learning theory, the course takes you through a step-by-step planning process for structuring learner-centered didactic
video. You’ll plan a storyboard and write an engaging script, learn the e-learning video production process, streamline production to using rapid video techniques, effectively use a camera and compose shots, and edit video.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn all aspects of shooting video, including planning, pre-production, shooting, recording sound, editing, and deployment.
  • Use readily available equipment to create engaging video that looks professional and reinforces learning.
  • Discover how video works as a communication method in relation to learning content and understand how human cognition and adult learning theory apply to media content.

Dates and Times:

Session 1: May 17, 2024, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Local Time
Session 2: May 18, 2024, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Local Time

Preconference Learning Price:

ATD Member: $1,875
Non-Member: $2,125

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Jonathan Halls

Jonathan Halls

Jonathan Halls is an award-winning author & was recently named by GFEL in the top 100 Visionaries for Education in 2021.  His books include Confessions of a Corporate Trainer: An Insider Tells All (2019), Rapid Media for Trainers (2016), Rapid Video Development for Trainers (2012), Video Script Writing (2014)  & Memory & Cognition in Learning (2014). He is a contributing author to books including the ASTD Handbook: The Definitive Reference for Training & Development 2nd Edition (ASTD Press, 2014) & has written for publications like T&D, Learning Solutions and others.

Based in Washington DC, he focuses on coaching & workshops for trainers, and consulting & strategic support for learning managers & directors. He also runs workshops in digital media for learning & is an adjunct professor at the George Washington University. He has worked with thousands of people in some of the leading organizations from around the world.

With close to thirty years’ experience in media and training in 25 countries, he was formerly a learning executive at the BBC. Deeply committed to evidence-informed approaches to corporate learning, he balances deep skepticism of today’s easy fads with an excitement of how the world of talent development and training can help others become awesome at what they do and support organizations in their quest to improve talent.  He's been active in ATD for two decades most recently as a member of the advisory committee for ATD's Capability Model.

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