eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? Make the Voiceover Proportional to the Action. " after less than two sentences of voiceover text was read for one PowerPoint slide. To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action. If you love Jennie's grammar articles, you'll love her classes.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. For example, I wanted to add a human, interpersonal touch to an Excel lesson. One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. If you're interested in learning how to create your own screencasts, check out this article for some great tips. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. For example, I wanted to add a human, interpersonal touch to an Excel lesson.     Now, it’s one thing to simply embed a video into an Adobe Captivate slide as a stand-alone, and then go on with a standard Captivate lesson in the next segment. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both!

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

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by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that  more  does not mean  better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A lesson to teach? 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By  By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.

Adobe Captivate & eLearning: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that more does not mean better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general. In her article,  Keeping Pace with Today's Quick Brains ,  Kathie F. by Kevin Siegel.

eLearning: Become a Pedagogical Agent

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There is research that shows that using a screen character as a  pedagogical  agent or learning coach, who speaks informally and appears to be giving the lesson, increases learning. (My   Put Your Picture into the Lesson.  The  IconLogic Blog  has a whole series of articles on how to do this:   Green Screen Part I. Here is one article to get you started:  Using Bitstrips Characters.

Questions of the Week

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My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site. as it stands now, the lesson continues to play in the background. Regarding last week's informative article by Jennie Ruby ( Do You Need Both Screen Captions and Voiceover Narration? ). Adobe Captivate: Can I Stop The Presentation From Continuing After a Web Link?

The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll look at when delivering lower quality content can be an advantage. From a Learning and Development perspective, I was always meticulous over planning my lessons and courses to ensure learning and engagement were maximised.

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

This article will explore some important concepts that will help you understand the relationship between these technologies. So they had to replace the voiceover for the whole course, which was an unfortunate waste of time and money.

Writing & Grammar: Hyphenating Adjectives (And Answers to Last Week's Challenge)

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A quick, easy lesson (or "and"). If you love Jennie's articles, you'll love her classes. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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Writing & Grammar: Adjectives Versus Adverbs

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A quick easy lesson. A wordy uninteresting paragraph   If you love Jennie's articles, you'll love her classes. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    Last week's challenge was a tough one. Several readers correctly punctuated the sentences but did not correctly identify which commas were optional.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

As we discussed in the previous blog article in this series, there are three main steps in the memory process: encoding, storing and retrieving. Thus, teaching someone how to memorize and learn, is to all intents and purposes a lesson on how to organize information.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the course of two articles, we will examine the main “MOOC tools” – online technologies that have made it possible to deliver highly engaging training programs to any number of employees, anywhere, at any time. And that is just at the beginning – as the lesson goes on, the amount of time people can pay attention shrinks to the point where at the end of an hour, they can effectively absorb only a few minutes of information at a time.

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

Choosing your instructional video style is essential, as this will inform your lesson plan, dialogue and editing of your video. In this article, we are using those terms to characterize several lecture styles we met on YouTube.

8 Tips To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to jazz up your online tutorials in eLearning, regardless of your eLearning budget. Not to mention, includes the key takeaways of the online lesson. You can also opt for an audio voiceover, sound effects, and other audio elements.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets - LearnNuggets , May 20, 2010. Voiceover (55). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links. It’s ideal for teachers, students and business owners, as well as professionals who need to transform an idea, a thought, a lesson plan, or a concept into a visual image.

How to Get Publicity and Influencer Marketing for Course Creators with Esther Kiss

LifterLMS

Esther Kiss: So what we have seen as people who… For instance, they are featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, they take that article and then they use it as an ad rather they saying that, hey, get my free book here. They’re just putting an article in front of that person.