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Verbal To Visual Classroom - Getting Started

Hi, I’m Doug. I’m an educator and visual thinker, and I’d like to help you build the valuable and versatile skill known as sketchnoting.

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    Action-Oriented Courses

    I’ll walk you step by step through the process of developing a visual note-taking process that fits your style, your circumstances, and your goals.

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    Supportive Community

    Join a community of visual practitioners via our weekly webinars, the ongoing forums, and the live text chat.

Action-Oriented Courses

An Introduction To Visual Note-Taking

An Introduction To Visual Note-Taking will teach you the four core skills of sketchnoting and help you combine those skills into a style that is all your own.

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    Illustrated Instructional Videos

    Nine full modules of instruction that will demonstrate the power of sketching out ideas by hand.

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    Practice Activities

    A downloadable notebook of practice activities to help you build your skills.

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    Personal Learning Plan

    Take action after each lesson as you develop your own personalized visual note-taking style.

How To Make Sketchnote Videos

Tap into the power of visual storytelling and the engagement of video content in order to more efficiently and effectively share your ideas with others.

How To Make Sketchnote Videos

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    Core Principles

    How to sketch out and plan out your video with an end-goal in mind.

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    Whiteboard Animation Software

    Learn how to create sketchnote videos with just your computer.

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    iPhone + iMovie

    Use your iPhone and the free software iMovie to record and edit your videos.

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    DSLR + Premiere Pro

    Increase your production value with a DSLR camera and the high-powered software Premiere Pro.

Supportive Community

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    Webinar Workshops

    Join us each week for new instruction and inspiration as you connect with other classroom members!

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    Topical Forums

    Upload your sketchnotes, get feedback, share resources, and track your progress in the forums.

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    Live Text Chat & Video Hangout

    Want a cool group of folks to hang out with while working on your visual projects? We’ve got a live text chat & video hangout just for that purpose.