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Adobe Spark Video : Free Video and Course Creation Tool

Create Motion Graphics Videos Fast And Free With Adobe Spark Video an Apple Device or the Web.
Instructor:
Paulo Andrade, Ph.D.
2,145 students enrolled
Create professional courses, in video, quickly and efficiently, using Adobe Spark Video.
Create exciting educational videos, holding the attention of your students.
Create explainer and marketing videos to captivate your customers.
Create fun videos to teach things to your children or share stories with your friends.
Share your videos as public or private links.
Master all the features and functionalities of Adobe Spark Video.

This course uses the latest version of Adobe Spark Video (previous know as Adobe Voice).

All the videos in this course were created using Adobe Spark Video, a free IPad, IPhone App from Adobe. Spark Video is also a Web Tool. Videos are coming !

No more beautiful and boring presentations. Create dynamic and attractive videos, narrated or not, easily and quickly using only your iPad / IPhone and Adobe Spark Video (Free!).

Create videos in Adobe Spark Video is faster than creating presentations using PowerPoint or Keynote!

Create Videos or Whole Courses To:

  • Help in online or face to face classes;
  • Explain something;
  • Introduce products and services;
  • Present ideas;
  • And much more!

Why use videos instead of traditional presentations?

  1. People consume videos daily in TV ads, on billboards in shopping malls, for fun (YouTube) and even to study!
  2. Videos can be easily published on the Internet, allowing your students or clients to watch the videos as many times as they wish, and anywhere.
  3. The mix of sound and moving images improves the retention of information.
  4. Good videos are engaging.

With this course, anyone can learn to create videos!

Unlike traditional presentation tools, Adobe Spark Video is designed to create videos fast and without the complexity of tools like PowerPoint or Keynote. With Adobe Voice, the whole process is simplified so that you can focus on the content and the message.

Objectives and Course Content

In this course, you will learn how to plan and create videos and entire courses, quickly and efficiently, using only your iPad / IPhone and Adobe Spark Video. You can create your videos wherever you are.

In addition to cover all Adobe Spark Video´s features, this course guides you on how to plan your videos and courses using a methodology that fosters speed. Adobe Spark Video itself was designed for speed.

This course also provides guidance on the various ways to share your videos. You can even create your own YouTube Channel!

IMPORTANT! You are not alone on this journey, use the Discussion feature to ask me questions. I will help you on this journey to transform your content in interesting and enjoyable videos. And I included exercises for you to try and share.

Welcome to the course! If you want to cut to the chase, you can go to section 4

1
Five reasons to use Spark Video to create educational and promotional videos

Adobe Voice is an Amazing simple software to create explainer videos.

Here I give you 5 reasons to use it.

2
What do you need in order to create videos using Adobe Spark Video

You just need:

  1. An Ipad, Ipad Mini or Ipad Pro. No Iphone and no Android :(
  2. Adobe Voice (free). Get it on App Store
  3. Internet access.

If you want the best results, get a good microphone and a headphone.

That's it !

3
Explaining the sections of this course

A quick tour to the course structure and its sections.

4
Who I am and how I can help you

A little introduction about me.

5
Introduce yourself. I wanna know how can I help you

I would like to know you! Please, introduce yourself creating a message in the Discussion area of this lesson.

How to plan the creation of a course at light speed using Adobe Voice

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Step 1: Define the course focus and objectives

Course creation is all about its focus and objectives.

TIP: The objectives are student related. Is what the student will get with the knowledge you are offering !

2
Step 2: Pencil and paper in hand, you will create the mind map of your course!

MindMap is a powerful planing tool. Here I will explain how to use MindMaps to design your course.

3
Step 3: Create the Advanced, Special and Bonus Topics of your course

How and why to create Advanced, Special and Bonus Topics or Lessons.

4
Plan Course Quiz

Check what you have learned in this section about course planning.

5
Learning Activity: Planning a course

In this Learning Activity, you will plan a course.

How to plan the creation of videos at light speed using Adobe Voice

1
What are the keywords associated with your video?

Adobe Voice is a strong visual presentation tool. Use keywords to help you plan your videos.

2
Creating the script of your video

Adobe Voice is better with your own voice. Create your script or plan the topics you want to say ahead to make an interesting video.

3
Short videos are better! Do not pass the 5 minutes rule

Short videos have more chances to be seen from start to end. Statistics and even Academic Research back this principle. As you have already notice by now, Adobe Voice fully explore this idea. This lesson talk about this principle and present some backing data.

4
Plan a Video Quiz

Check what you have learned in this section abut video planning.

5
Learning Activity: Plan a Video

This is a graded Learning Activity. The rubric is in the resources section.

In this Learning Activity, you will plan a video.

Using Adobe Sark Video. Interface and Key Features

1
Main Options: Settings, Explore and Projects

In this lesson I present the 3 main Adobe Voice options:

  • Settings;
  • Explore;
  • Projects

I also explain the interface options for manipulating projects.

2
Creating a "Story"

In this lesson, you will learn the simple steps to create your first story.

3
How to include icons, images and text

The best feature of Adobe Voice is how fast and easy you can find and insert icons and images into your Stories. In this lesson I present the processes to insert icons, images and text.

4
Managing Pages, the Page Layout and its contents

Every Adobe Voice Project is a Story. A Story is composed by pages. In this lesson you will learn how to create and manage pages.

5
How to change the theme and the background music of your Story

Adobe Voice have 32 themes and 37 songs. This lesson explains how to change themes and music of your stories.

6
Font and Color Customization options for all Themes

In this document, I give you all the available customizations for each theme. You can also see examples of each font and each theme applyied for every page layout. Now you can see exactly how each theme works.

How to use this document:

Think about the video do you want to create. Is it sofisticated or simple? Serious or Jovial ? With the video concept in mind, browse each page of this document and choose the theme that best represents you idea. Also, verify if the available customizations are adequated to your project.

7
How to customize the theme of your Story

Using the Theme Lab, you can customize the theme of your Story. You can change colors and fonts. This lesson will teach you how.

8
Interface and Features Test

In this test, you will verify your knowledge about Adobe Voice's key elements as features.

9
Learning Activity: Create a Story

In this Learning Activity, you will create a Story.

How to record great audio for Adobe Spark Video

1
How to record high quality audio using only the IPad

Audio is very important for your videos. In this lesson I talk about microphones and how to record audio in Adobe Voice.

2
Audio Recording Test

In this test, you will verify your knowledge about Adobe Voice's audio features.

3
Learning Activity: Record your Voice

In this Learning Activity, you will put your voice in your Story.

Sharing and exporting your videos

1
How to share or export your video

In this lesson, I teach you the many ways to share your Stories and also, how to export the Stories as videos for further editing.

2
Sharing and Exporting Test

This one is quick. Just one question.

3
Learning Activity: Publish and share your Story

In this Learning Activity, you will Publish and Share your Story.

4
Final Words

I would like to thank you for staying with me until now. It is a pleasure for me to see that you finish the course. I hope this course helps you in your objectives.

Best,

Paulo Andrade

Answers to Students Questions

1
Copyright

In this lesson I talk about copyright related to Adobe Voice.

Bonus Section

1
Simple

Simple Theme Demonstration.

2
Wander

Wander Theme Demonstration.

3
Dayglow

Dayglow Theme Demonstration.

4
Flight

Flight Theme Demonstration.

5
Watercolor

Watercolor Theme Demonstration.

6
Swing

Swing Theme Demonstration.

7
Snap

Snap Theme Demonstration.

8
Slideshow

Slideshow Theme Demonstration.

9
Signal

Signal Theme Demonstration.

10
Geometric

Geometric Theme Demonstration.

11
Spotlight

Spotlight Theme Demonstration.

12
Colorful

Colorful Theme Demonstration.

13
Lights

Lights Theme Demonstration.

14
Blueprint

Blueprint Theme Demonstration.

15
Chalk

Chalk Theme Demonstration.

16
Film

Film Theme Demonstration.

17
Playful

Playful Theme Demonstration.

18
Ginger

Ginger Theme Demonstration.

19
Valencia

Valencia Theme Demonstration.

20
Argyle

Argyle Theme Demonstration.

21
Candy

Candy Theme Demonstration.

22
Satin

Satin Theme Demonstration.

23
Schoolbook

Schoolbook Theme Demonstration.

24
Da Vinci

Da Vinci Theme Demonstration.

25
Opportunity

Opportunity Theme Demonstration.

26
Relaxed

Relaxed Theme Demonstration.

27
Bullseye

Bullseye Theme Demonstration.

28
Impact

Impact Theme Demonstration.

29
Tradition

Tradition Theme Demonstration..

30
Vivid

Vivid Theme Demonstration.

31
Grunge

Grunge Theme Demonstration.

32
Technical

Technical Theme Demonstration.

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