How to Write Alternate Paths

Experiencing eLearning

How do you create alternate paths in branching scenarios? I use Twine to make the process of creating alternate paths easier. First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start by writing a single alternate path from beginning to end.

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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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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How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora


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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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content.

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. I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording!

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The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs. Alternatively, we could say something like: Mary has just joined XYZ Automobiles as a Regional Marketing Manager North Zone (India). Audio stories do good, but if you’re willing to go that extra mile to present your story in the form of a video, great.

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

eLearning 24-7

You can still create it as SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, but as a “web&# it won’t be tracked from the SCORM perspective, unless you locate a plugin or API that enables your CMS to be SCORM compliant – and well, good luck on that. 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.

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.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio.

Pros of Microsoft Hololens 2


The Tactile feelings simulated by audio makes brain trickier. Also Read: 4 Best Alternative products of Microsoft Hololens . The built-in eye tracking feature allows the user to make holographic web search. ?. Microsoft Unveiled the Hololens 2 ahead of Mobile World Congress. The new headset is a significant improvement over the Hololens 1. Hololens 2 modified all the flaws limited Field Of View (FOV) and uncomfortable design of Hololens 1.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player. Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Transcripts are not time-synchronized, so they’re typically best for audio-only content like podcasts. Audio Description. Audio description (also referred to as “description” or “video description”) is an audio track that narrates the visual elements in media content.

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How Does CourseArc Make Your LMS Even Better?


Some highlights include: Engaging and Interactive Content: By making it easy to create interactive modules that include rich media like audio and video, and interactivity like student polls and drag and drops, course creators have a wide array of options to excite and engage their students. Plus, our tracking dashboard helps you see where every student is on their learning path, so you can jump in and help anyone who’s falling behind.).

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Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end. Draft Another Alternate Path (and Another, and Another…). Once the first alternate path is written, go back to the beginning of the scenario. This helps me keep track of the structure. It also helps voice over or actors know the tone if this will be turned into audio or video later.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible. A story can be told using different mediums – text, graphics or audio-visuals – as well as a combination of any or all of the above. Alternatively, an open text field may also be provided, where the learners can write their responses. Audio-visual based questions.

What are Some Best Practices for Storyline 360 Translation?

Yukon Learning

Tip: Keep track of where you’re attaching external files throughout the course if the files live on slides via the “Open URL/File” trigger and not just in the Resources player tab. Alternate text written for accessibility. For e-Learning that needs to meet accessibility guidelines, you may want to generate alternate text before exporting Storyline 360’s translation so that alternate text can be translated with your content. (We’ll ¡Hola! Bonjour!

Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options


Does the tool track the time spent authoring for you? polls), video and audio handling, interactive videos, and gamification. Evaluate what tracking and reporting the tool can provide. Does it fully integrate with learning management systems (LMS) and provide tracking data through them? Can it provide tracking and analytics outside an LMS (i.e., Does the data enable you to track trends with confidence?


Spark Your Interest

This level of online course could include images and graphics, video and audio, and test questions. And it could include an animated video, customized audio, complex drag and drop interactions, simulations, stories and scenarios and multimedia. Examples of interactivity include interactive games , simulated job performance exercises, customized audio or videos, avatars , stories and scenarios, as well as other advanced functions.

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Your Audience Wants to See Video Marketing from Your Company

3Play Media

Alternatively, people with motor and sensory disabilities know whether content is accessible or not. Well, you make them accessible by adding captions, audio description, transcripts, and play them in an accessible video player. People use captions when they don’t have headphones, are in a loud environment, or aren’t fluent in the native language of the spoken audio. Captions are visual representations of the audio. Tip Two: Add Audio Description.

Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective


To address this need, two separate versions of the course was created – one with minimal text but enhanced graphics and animations and the other with descriptive text, audio descriptions and minimal interactivities. The visually impaired learners did not miss anything as audio and OST were same whereas the hearing impaired learners could see all the text onscreen without the need for a supporting audio. The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated.

Accessible Training Videos Improve Employee Learning & Engagement

3Play Media

Things like captions, interactive transcripts, and audio descriptions each play a role in improving employees’ learning outcomes through training video content. Audio description may help people with autism identify emotions and learn social cues. Audio Description.

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Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. However, bins are not available in Camtasia 9, so you have to come up with alternatives. For example, your audio folder may have three folders in it named SOUNDTRACKS, VOICE OVERS, and SOUND EFFECTS. They say that a clean home is a happy home, and an organized mind is a happy mind. This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


Alternatively, there are also a variety of ready-made theme-based templates available that can be utilized. With Storyline’s extraordinary multimedia support , developers can add Flash interactions, import video (in all popular formats), import audio or record it right in Storyline.—without Images and text can be synchronized with audio or video to create a ‘WOW’ effect. In Storyline, Closed Captioning or the audio transcripts are not available on slides.

How to Convert your eLearning PowerPoint to Video


If you’d like to add audio to your slides, now is the time. You can do this by going to the ‘Insert’ tab and clicking the ‘Audio’ button. From here, you can upload pre-recorded audio or record audio for each slide right then. For each slide, repeat the process to add the audio you want. Alternatively, if you don’t want audio, just skip this step. An ordinary PowerPoint presentation, with no audio or video, can be a little unengaging.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

When you record a video call, you can choose whether or not to capture audio, screen activity, or even PowerPoint slides. Click the big red Capture or record button to select a region, adjust audio settings, and start recording. Snagit makes it easy to record audio and video. Audio settings. Recording audio can be tricky, especially since you won’t have complete control over it. But you’ll want your guest’s audio to be as good as it can be.

How to Publish Online Video

3Play Media

Quality Audio. Although videos are a visual medium, audio quality is just as important as the video quality. . There are several video tools that help achieve video accessibility including, closed and live captioning, audio description, and transcription. . They make video accessible to deaf and hard of hearing viewers by providing a text-based and time-synchronized alternative to the audio. . Audio Description . captions, audio description, etc.). .

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3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

The University of Washington describes, “An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player.” Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Transcripts are not time-synchronized, so they’re typically best for audio-only content like podcasts. Audio Description. One major challenge with audio description is that it’s extremely hard to publish.

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Share Your Feedback, Get Satisfaction

TechSmith Camtasia

But he needed to mesh the two recordings together into a cohesive video, alternating between the recordings depending on which better portrayed the lesson being taught. Camtasia Studio 7 did not allow Jamie to easily alternate between the videos, meaning he had to carefully cut and drag sections of the recordings into their proper places. This made aligning video and audio recordings very challenging. Jamie Perrett had a problem.

5 Simple Tips to Create an Explainer Video


Good quality audio Good quality audio is paramount for a good explainer video! And when it comes to the audio, three issues need attention: the voice-over , the delivery speed, and background sounds: 1) The voice must be clear and not overpowered by background music. Or, alternatively (and less complicated!) There is no paraphernalia that side-tracks one and causes decision making to be difficult.

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Making Videos – Collaboratively!

TechSmith Camtasia

By splitting the audio and video of the recording, making multiple copies of the video, and cropping each copy to a different element (ie. Separate audio and video. Right-click on track. Choose “Separate Video and Audio” Click on video and drag above audio. Drag both down one track so there aren’t any empty tracks below them. Copy the video track three times (so there are a total of four video tracks and one audio track).

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

An alternative to custom content is library content. . SCORM is a development standard for tracking learner progress and assessment scores on e-learning courses. . It tracks and records learners undertaking a wide range of learning activities (e.g. It can offer more detailed tracking than SCORM, and does not simply record ‘completion’ or assessment scores. Micro-learning can be videos, animations, audio files, or e-learning. audio and text at the same time).

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


multiple devices, alternate operating systems, etc.), Review: Where possible, institute a continuous review process for each element of your course (content, graphics, video/audio narrations, navigation, assessments). Our default tools and designs will help ensure that you’re already on the right track to deliver a high-quality user experience.

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]


Another flexible and good alternative is to build your online tutoring platform from white label solutions that are ready-made scripts available in the market for a reasonable price. LMS helps you keep track of everything. It lets you track the progress of your learners.

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Royalty Free Music for eLearning


All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out. Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost. The Archive's audio and MP3 library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

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Top 10 LMS software

Ed App

This cloud-based learning management system aids businesses and organizations in managing, tracking, and delivering training to employees or associates. Alternatively, access to training materials is available through desktop.

Does Online Training Work?


It also makes tracking results easier as an employer can see who has completed their training and review their scores. With flexible timetables and courses available in almost every subject, students are increasingly turning to online learning as an alternative to on-campus study.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


This has proven to be especially true as we saw COVID-19 forcing things to change, encouraging businesses to consider alternative ways of exchanging information. 7 Alternative Ways to Host a Webinar. It provides HD video and audio, screen sharing and scheduling options. Users say that the video and audio quality needs improvement. Audio Conferencing. Users have reported slight delays in audio and video. The budget-friendly alternative.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

But I really try to alternate my pleasure reading with reading that advances my understanding (here are a Deeper eLearning reading list and a Revolution reading list ). Meta-Learning, or Learning to Learn, is a crucial focus and area to track. Experiment with different ways to represent your understanding: write, diagram, make an audio or video file. I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Repurposing your post into a blog video can do three things for you: A blog video can be embedded within the text, and provide readers with an alternative way to consume your content. Creating an alternative version of something that already exists is a great way to save time, and ensures you’re maximizing the mileage you get out of your content. Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two.

Your Audience Wants to See Video Marketing from Your Company

3Play Media

Alternatively, people with motor and sensory disabilities know whether content is accessible or not. Well, you make them accessible by adding captions, audio description, transcripts, and play them in an accessible video player. 43% say branded videos, 36% say branded photo content, 18% say branded written content, and 3% say branded audio content. Captions are visual representations of the audio. Tip Two: Add Audio Description.

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