Quiz Tweak 3: Play Audio/Object Audio

Adobe Captivate

Both types of messages can have audio attached to it, it will be Object audio. In the second tweak post I explained how you can cope with Slide audio: learner has to listen to it before the Submit button appears, to enter an answer. Slide audio is necessary when you want to use the Closed Captioning feature of Captivate. In this second part you’ll get some ideas about tweaking situations with Object Audio and Play Audio Command. Play Audio.

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Teachable Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Teachable alternative? To Summarize why and when we are a good alternative to Teachable. We can not only handle simple content like audio/video/docs etc but also complex course content such as SCORM, and other types of HTML5 content. Are you currently using Teachable to sell and market your online content and courses?

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Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

Readium is not only compliant with all the applicable W3C specifications and with ePUB, but also with most of the other emerging digital publishing formats such as audio and comic books. When Google announced its decision to disable the use of Readium , the need for an alternate solution to substitute Readium had arisen. Kitaboo is an e-publishing platform that can serve as a viable alternative to Readium. What is Readium?

Lets try audio

Moodle Journal

The Assignment submission in Moodle is a really nice feature, students upload their work, that you can access and read, then you either feedback live using the text box and award a grade or alternatively download the assignment, hi-light and add connects the upload this as a more detailed way of guided response. How do students feel about audio feedback? So how can you record the audio feedback?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. are switching between devices, alternating between. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]

learnWorlds

Some prefer visual material, others written and others prefer audio or a combination of those. Today, we are so excited to announce our new and revamped Audio Player , that will take your audio upload and management to the next level! We have done a complete make-over in the way an audio learning activity is presented. The new audio player comes with enhanced capabilities and modern design. Soundwave View of the Audio Player. Embedding an Audio File.

Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel When working with audio in Adobe Captivate, one issue you are likely to face is audio levels that are all over the map. Right-click any audio file on the Library, choose Edit with Adobe Captivate and you'll open the Edit Audio dialog box.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Learn the different types of audio descriptions, how they work, and how to create them so your institution stays compliant. Are audio descriptions like captions??. Audio descriptions (AD) talk through what’s being seen. Audio descriptions help many types of learners.

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6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning

Elucidat

Audio can be a useful tool to add life to and explain your content. However, too much audio in the wrong place could make your content sink, not sing. In this article, we’ll show you some great ways to use audio and share inspiring demos of where audio rocks. Audio can be cheap to produce and quick to make. In fact, badly done audio can damage the learning potential of your content. Why audio in elearning is important. Use audio with animation.

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Audio for Podcasting: Hard Disk Recording

The E-Learning Curve

When digital audio first appeared, tape-based digital recorders using Digital Audio Tape (DAT) were the only viable system for recording the relatively large amount of data required by a digital audio recording system. Start of an audio revolution: Cubase 1.0

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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Often the presentation is given to you as a.ppt or.pptx file and does not have separate audio or image files. While there is no way from within PowerPoint to directly extract audio and image files from a presentation, there is a workaround. by AJ George.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. She suggested using audio sparingly. in did it have audio capability?

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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I showed you an easy way to extract audio and image files from a presentation. This week I will show you an alternate way to do this in both PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Included inside the folder are all of the audio and image files used in the presentation. by AJ George.

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems. What is a PowerPoint alternative? Why use PowerPoint Alternatives? Compared to other PowerPoint alternatives, Beautiful.ai

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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4 Ways to Make Your Audio In Your Courses Better

eFront

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. An eLearning programmer has to learn how to create compelling audio for a global audience. Very few eLearning programs that do not have audio embedded can avoid being labelled as “boring”!

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An e-learning chemistry lesson: how to mix text and audio

Good To Great

One of these is the enduring question of how to use text and audio within e-learning, which prompted some debate and some interesting experiment results. During Clive Shepherd’s session on media chemistry , we were separated into groups, each considering one particular element of online communication (text, images, audio, animation or video) and establishing its advantages and disadvantages. This opened up the discussion about the relationship between text and audio.

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How to Add Events to Audio and Video in Lectora and Lectora Online

Trivantis

Lectora® and Lectora® Online make it easy to synchronize events—add actions—to audio and video playback. This blog will show you step-by-step how to synchronize events to audio and video files within Lectora and Lectora Online titles. For more information, view the Information Center (aka Help) topics on “Synchronizing events of an audio/video object.”. And of course you will want to have the audio or video file recorded. Step 2: Insert Audio or Video File.

How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora

Trivantis

b)]: “Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.”. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File. Part II: How to Add Closed Captions to Audio Files. Again, you may need to use Convert to MP3 to change your audio file format (for example, from WAV or WMA). However for now, to add captions to an audio file in Lectora Online 2.0,

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Audio Feedback on Student Assignments in Online Courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

Phil and his colleagues investigated the use of the audio commenting tool in Adobe Acrobat Pro to provide audio feedback on student assignments in an online course. Humor, tone, encouragements and emphasis were much easier to interpret using the audio feedback.

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Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

3Play Media

First and foremost, accessible elements such as captions and audio descriptions are the best way to make online videos accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing and to people who are blind or low vision.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording! Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:24 PM Labels: audio , guerrilla , instructional design 14comments: Steve Howard said.

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3 Reasons Why You Need Video Transcription

3Play Media

Video transcription is the process of translating your video’s audio into text. You can upload your video or audio to YouTube and use their free captioning tool to get a rough transcript. Not every environment is conducive to playing audio.

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CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

audio/video, full text search, WebDAV support to drag and drop files for sharing, document sharing, notification and messaging support including email, SMS and portal. While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever.

Training Alchemy: Disruptive Training Technologies

Your Training Edge

Today’s training can be enhanced – or disrupted, by new advances in technology such as Computer Based Training (CBT), elearning or Web Based Training (WBT aka elearning), video and audio webinars, and the use of metric dashboards. Alternatively, you can integrate CBT with a classroom course, so that the instructor teaches and then assists participants in learning more material via a WBT program.

Lend me your ears! Tips for effective use of audio in eLearning

Unicorn Training

Audio can add an extra dimension to your courseware and increase both user engagement and retention. Here are a few tips from Unicorn's experience.Quality mattersThe YouTube generation has made us remarkably tolerant of low quality video, but this is not the case with audio. Poor quality audio can be worse than none at all.Use professionalsThere will be occasions where you want the genuine voices of colleagues, or an inspirational opening address from the CEO.

Typing Text – HTML output

Adobe Captivate

Several users have been asking for an alternative. Did I use audio? Here is a screenshot of the timeline panel: Audio. As explained before, I would have preferred an audio clip extended for the duration of the text, but doesn’t have all applications installed on my travel device. I inserted it as looping background audio, and muted that background audio on all slides except this typing text slide. Intro.

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Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

They can produce the courses and insert audio narration generated by text-to-speech applications. Insert your entire narration script and output either a single audio file or split the narration into multiple audio files. Output as an audio file. Below is a link to an example module where I converted some text from a blog post into text-to-speech audio. Create multiple audio files from one script. Batch convert audio from a script.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

photo by bb_matt Alternatives to Listing Objectives Here are some of Michael Allens alternatives to listing out boring learning objectives in text bullet form: Put the Learner to Work (p. Have you experimented with alternatives to listing out learning objectives?

Listen only once to the narration – micro-navigation

Adobe Captivate

When the learner is free to come back to those slides, it can be annoying if she/he has to listen to the audio again. To avoid this I will explain two possible workflows: Using the On Enter event to trigger an advanced action, which will use the Play Audio command based on checking which visit it is to the slide. It is an easy workflow, with one drawback: for the Play Audio command it is not possible to use the Closed Captioning feature packed with Captivate. Intro.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. ( Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Adobe Captivate 7 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish it directly to HTML5. Drag and Drop Interaction with Audio Feedback. Learn how to attach audio feedback to your drag and drop interactions in Adobe Captivate 7. Adobe Captivate 7: System Audio Recording and Editing. Learn how to record system audio along with narration in an Adobe Captivate 7 course.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can also drop in new files, split audio, modify the volume (or amplitude), “top and tail” the recording, and add effects, before generating a rendered file which contains all of the modifications you made to your audio.

How and Why Pause Captivate’s Timeline?

Adobe Captivate

Alternative for ‘Pause’ command is to assign 1 to the system variable cpCmndPause (its default value is 0). The situation is a lot more complicated for audio: Background audio is totally insensitive to Pauses or Pausing points: it will continue to play. Slide Audio : will automatically be paused by the Pause command, but not by a pausing point. Slide audio clips automatically will increase the duration of the slide. Intro.

How to Design 508 Compliant eLearning Courses

InfoPro Learning

Is the audio accessible? When designing a course, provide a text transcript for audio files. Always provide captioning and transcripts of the course audio and the course descriptions of any video. Closed captioning aids learners to read the audio portion of your video if they can’t hear it. This ensures the learner doesn’t miss any information that’s presented in the audio form in your e-Learning course. Alternatively, make use of the keyboard.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

Monday, March 19, 2007 The Auditory Advantage Patrick Dunn, in his latest rant, Games are not an alternative vision has this to say: The huge array of tools, techniques and approaches that games producers have developed with the benefit of their consumer-sized budgets are largely available to medium and low-end e-learning producers, if they would just apply their imagination. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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[Infographic] How Accessible Content Can Reach A Wider Audience

3Play Media

Captions and audio description can be incredibly helpful for kids when they are learning. For example, you could mute the audio, and have your kids read and act the captions out loud. In addition, audio description can serve as a critical learning aid for kids. Listening is a key step when learning a language and audio description is the perfect accommodation to help in this department. Download our infographic : How Accessible Content Can Reach A Wider Audience.