Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

Here are some examples of rates of voice talents suited for e-learning (voice talents for advertising can be a lot more). Audio Distribution – a sound file that was created with the voice is distributed and played to an audience. Audio Distribution Audio distribution, which is similar to broadcasting a voice talent recording, is considered to be a usage that is more valuable to the customer. Within audio distribution the following categories exist.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

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Content that works on desktop isn’t always suited to mobile learning. Podcast: Digital audio files used by millions of listeners to learn about a huge range of subjects. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Tin Can (xAPI) : Developed by Rustici Software at the request of ADL to support the concept that “learning happens everywhere”.

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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xical.org With Xical you can produce web-based slide shows, tutorials, tests and whatever else you can think of that can make use of integrated rich media, such as audio (speech and music), video, animations or interactive visual diagrams and the likes. Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object.

Elearning applications

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CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). Xerte - (Authoring Tool) The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

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Download audio and podcasts. Create.mp3 or.m4b (Audio Book) recordings (in English, French, Spanish and German) of any text content on your computer or mobile phone. Flite is designed as an alternative synthesis engine to Festival for voices built using the FestVox suite of voice building tools.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

As discussed recently with Judy Brown , ADL's mobile learning expert and industry Mobile Maven, the concepts underlying mobile learning run wide and deep. Mobile devices -- especially smartphones – are well suited to package, deliver and manage these social interactions as part of the overall fabric of a blended learning environment.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. Screen recorder or desktop recorder converted into Flash or.AVI or.WMV or MP4 format or other formats, with audio/video editing and recording (not all mind you offer audio/video editing). PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning): An initiative established by the US Department Of Defense in 1999, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. Asynchronous learning: Allows learners to train individually at the time, place, and pace that suits them. Compliance learning content usually includes online text, audio and videos elements, with a corresponding risk assessment.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Asynchronous learning allows learners to train individually, enabling them to complete courses at a time, place and pace that suits them. In terms of eLearning, it means that a learner can take their courses when it suits their schedule. HTML5 enables video and audio content to render directly in a browser. Digital audio files used by millions of listeners to learn about a huge range of subjects.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

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MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. They also provide a test suite. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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