Elevating Your Personal Production Value (PUB02)

This 90-minute course provides you with strategies for elevating your personal production value when speaking on a webcam. We’ll cover framing, lighting, set design, and more. Included are 5 interactive lessons featuring Karin Reed, 7 fictional scenarios in which you put your knowledge to the test, and 3 missions in which you put your skills into practice.

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  • Lesson 1: Karin Reed shares how you can elevate your production value (7 min)
  • Lesson 2: Karin Reed presents strategies for perfectly framing your shot (6 min)
  • Scenario 1: Help your fictional friend, Maya, frame her cramped shot (5 min)
  • Scenario 2: Help Maya adjust her camera while she works from a couch (5 min)
  • Mission 1: Screenshot your perfectly framed shot (6 min)
  • Lesson 3: Karin Reed presents strategies for leveraging lighting (5 min)
  • Scenario 3: Help Maya balance the light in a sunny hotel room (6 min)
  • Scenario 4: Help Maya remove dark shadows from her face (6 min)
  • Mission 2: Screenshot yourself in an expertly lit shot (7 min)
  • Lesson 4: Karin Reed presents strategies for curating your background (7 min)
  • Scenario 5: Help Maya rethink a cluttered background (5 min)
  • Scenario 6: Help Maya make a blank wall more interesting (5 min)
  • Scenario 7: Help Maya choose the right outfit for her upcoming call (5 min)
  • Mission 3: Screenshot your perfectly curated background (9 min)
  • [BONUS] Lesson 4.5: Karin Reed reminds you to consider audio quality (2 min)
  • Lesson 5: Karin Reed recaps the strategies learned in the course (5 min)
  • Digital Survey - Speaker Dynamics University
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever