Tips for Recording Audio in Learning Content on a Budget
MARCH 7, 2017
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When Is Audio Narration Helpful?
OCTOBER 13, 2015
In a discussion on eLearning Heroes , Judith Reymond asked about the research on when or whether audio narration is helpful to adult learners. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break.
Tips When Working With Audio in Articulate Storyline
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Audio and Video Transcription Tools Help Create More Content
MARCH 21, 2017
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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content
MARCH 16, 2015
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Mobile Learning Via Audio
JUNE 7, 2008
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5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content?
How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning
JULY 13, 2016
We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Whether it’s unwanted static, an echo, or ambient room noise, bad audio can distract your learners from the content in your e-learning course and prevent them from clearly receiving your message.
Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
It is fact that communication impact is based primarily on three factors – visual, vocal and type of content. For shorter communication span of 2-5 minutes, visual factor is the most important and type of content is the least.
Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. These learning objects are then reused to create further learning content. Blog Content Repurposin
eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 11, 2013
I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I was surprised by how good the audio was considering the poor experiences I've had with most built-in microphones in the past.
Uses for Audio in eLearning
OCTOBER 16, 2011
First, the audio narration slowed me down. I felt I could’ve skimmed a text version of the content and retained just as much. Since I didn’t need the visuals to understand the audio, I decided to listen to the course like a podcast while glancing at email and other stuff. So when is audio worthwhile? Although I had never designed an eLearning course to include full audio narration, the experience reinforced that I probably shouldn’t go down that path in the future.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
Research your target audience – Knowing your audience before designing content and delivery methods is an absolute must. Responsive content development framework to deliver learning to multiple-devices.
Compelling content requires some media chemistry
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 3, 2015
They're interested in the content, not the container. text and still images work well together animation (perhaps even a sequence of pictures) combines well with speech video works just fine with an audio soundtrack (speech, sound effects, music) But.
How to Control Layer’s Audio in Storyline?
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
In Articulate Storyline, developers often face this problem: the audio in different layers overlap when the option “hide other slide layers” is unchecked, leading to confusion. Here are the simple steps to control layer audio in a “click on tabs” interactivity.
How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?
APRIL 29, 2015
One of the major factors affecting LMS success is an obvious one – the Content. They realize that it is imperative to provide relevant and varied content on the LMS, to increase its impact as well as align it to the needs of the learners.
How to Add Content and Audio to Object States in Articulate Storyline
JANUARY 9, 2017
To create this intertactivity, we can insert tab content and audio in the respective slide layers. Here, the content and audio are inserted in the states of the tabs. Step 3: Insert the content and audio for Step 1 in the Selected state of Step 1.
5 Ways to Handle Boring eLearning Content Like a Pro
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Have you ever been tasked with building eLearning games or courses, only to find that your soul source of material is a collection of lifeless, boring eLearning content? I achieved this through (brace yourself Instructional Design World), not focusing on the content.
How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning
MAY 29, 2013
Let’s get one thing out of the way right from the start and answer the question, “Should you use audio narration in your e-learning courses?” There are two ways to go when recording audio narration. Here are some tips to get the most out of recording audio yourself.
Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. Considering there are over 120 content authoring tool products in the space, being one of the top ten – puts you IMO – as best of the best. Built in audio, image and video tools, enables this to be a one stop service, thus eliminating the need to use Camtasia and alike. .
5 Ways to Use Your Mobile Device to CREATE Content
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 17, 2015
Just as we use mobile devices to push learning and information to people, we can use them to create learning and information, such as audio and video elements. Here are five ways you use your mobile device to create content for an upcoming learning solution.
4 Ways to Make Your Audio In Your Courses Better
JANUARY 26, 2016
When it comes to creating audio for eLearning, there are a lot of factors to consider. There is the software to record your audio, the microphone and other hardware to capture your voice. And of course, your audio editing skills. What else can you do to make your audio better?
We’re hiring! Content Marketing Manager
MARCH 7, 2017
You will be part of a team who creates a wide range of content marketing, overseas digital campaigns, and is a key advocate for LearnUpon. Develop and execute a clear, engaging and brand building content marketing strategy that supports LearnUpon’s goals. Create and manage digital and print content consistent with LearnUpon’s brand, style and tone. Create and improve procedures to plan, execute, optimize, and distribute LearnUpon’s content.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). I absolutely hate this – as it has damaged the content authoring tool space. Lack of easy to use – You would think, rapid content authoring tool – i.e. “rapid”, means you need it quickly – at least for some folks. Screen capture, audio editing.
A Narrative Approach to e-Learning: Have we had enough of it?
MAY 22, 2014
Along with Text and Visuals, Audio forms the backbone of e-learning delivery. According to the popular handbook to e-learning design – E-learning and the Science of Instruction – ‘presenting words in audio rather than onscreen text results in significant learning gains.’
3 Common Mistakes in Translating Online Course Audio Scripts
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
We all know that good audio narration goes a long way in enhancing the efficacy of an e-learning course. It complements onscreen content and reduces cognitive load on the learner. Today, let us look at three common mistakes in translating an e-learning audio script.
6 tips for making your e-learning content look current
AUGUST 11, 2014
In this ongoing series of posts, kickstarted with our “ 10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators “, we try to provide you with the required know-how for improving the look and feel of your e-learning content. Best practices content elearning tips
Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets.
Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
In simple terms, with RWD, the on-screen content automatically changes layout depending on the screen size and resolution it is being displayed on. For developers though, mobile learning has always posed the problem of creating mobile content that is compatible across all user devices.
Consider Audio for Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
APRIL 29, 2014
Tomorrow’s learning professionals need to learn how to create engaging media content in a way that truly aids learning. And video isn’t their only alternative—consider the audio option. Click here to read full version
Seven Tips to Ensure Localization-friendly E-learning Content
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Localization is not just about the language, but customizing the learning content to suit the geographic, ethnic, and cultural sensibilities of learners. Neutralize your Source Course Content. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.
How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
You invest a tremendous amount of time and effort into creating content for your online course. Unfortunately, all that effort won’t pay dividends if all or part of the content becomes irrelevant after a single semester or redundant after just the initial delivery.
Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5
AUGUST 10, 2016
To further increase the mobile experience of users, enterprises need to re-evaluate the existing process of creating and distributing content. HTML is a flexible language that provides the infrastructure to allow content to be readily displayed on any screen. Unlike content found in files, HTML content flows and reformats to each form factor, avoiding the pinching, zooming, and side scrolling when viewing PDFs.
Best Practices for Voice-Over
MAY 19, 2016
As psychologist Richard Mayer points out in his book, Multimedia Learning , combining narration with visuals will help to increase learning and long-term retention of content. Oftentimes, the subject matter experts record audio themselves. Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand.