Adobe Spark Video : Free Video and Course Creation Tool
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?
- People consume videos daily in TV ads, on billboards in shopping malls, for fun (YouTube) and even to study!
- 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.
- The mix of sound and moving images improves the retention of information.
- 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
Adobe Voice is an Amazing simple software to create explainer videos.
Here I give you 5 reasons to use it.
You just need:
- An Ipad, Ipad Mini or Ipad Pro. No Iphone and no Android :(
- Adobe Voice (free). Get it on App Store
- Internet access.
If you want the best results, get a good microphone and a headphone.
That's it !
A quick tour to the course structure and its sections.
A little introduction about me.
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
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 !
MindMap is a powerful planing tool. Here I will explain how to use MindMaps to design your course.
How and why to create Advanced, Special and Bonus Topics or Lessons.
Check what you have learned in this section about course planning.
In this Learning Activity, you will plan a course.
How to plan the creation of videos at light speed using Adobe Voice
Adobe Voice is a strong visual presentation tool. Use keywords to help you plan your videos.
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.
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.
Check what you have learned in this section abut video planning.
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
In this lesson I present the 3 main Adobe Voice options:
I also explain the interface options for manipulating projects.
In this lesson, you will learn the simple steps to create your first story.
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.
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.
Adobe Voice have 32 themes and 37 songs. This lesson explains how to change themes and music of your stories.
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.
Using the Theme Lab, you can customize the theme of your Story. You can change colors and fonts. This lesson will teach you how.
In this test, you will verify your knowledge about Adobe Voice's key elements as features.
In this Learning Activity, you will create a Story.
How to record great audio for Adobe Spark Video
Audio is very important for your videos. In this lesson I talk about microphones and how to record audio in Adobe Voice.
In this test, you will verify your knowledge about Adobe Voice's audio features.
In this Learning Activity, you will put your voice in your Story.
Sharing and exporting your videos
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.
This one is quick. Just one question.
In this Learning Activity, you will Publish and Share your Story.
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.
Answers to Students Questions
In this lesson I talk about copyright related to Adobe Voice.
Simple Theme Demonstration.
Wander Theme Demonstration.
Dayglow Theme Demonstration.
Flight Theme Demonstration.
Watercolor Theme Demonstration.
Swing Theme Demonstration.
Snap Theme Demonstration.
Slideshow Theme Demonstration.
Signal Theme Demonstration.
Geometric Theme Demonstration.
Spotlight Theme Demonstration.
Colorful Theme Demonstration.
Lights Theme Demonstration.
Blueprint Theme Demonstration.
Chalk Theme Demonstration.
Film Theme Demonstration.
Playful Theme Demonstration.
Ginger Theme Demonstration.
Valencia Theme Demonstration.
Argyle Theme Demonstration.
Candy Theme Demonstration.
Satin Theme Demonstration.
Schoolbook Theme Demonstration.
Da Vinci Theme Demonstration.
Opportunity Theme Demonstration.
Relaxed Theme Demonstration.
Bullseye Theme Demonstration.
Impact Theme Demonstration.
Tradition Theme Demonstration..
Vivid Theme Demonstration.
Grunge Theme Demonstration.
Technical Theme Demonstration.