What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. How to Prepare a Room for Quality Voice Overs. Your point gets lost in the static along with your voice.

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10 Golden Rules for ELearning Design


Use First-Person: Write the content so that it uses a first-person voice. Assessments Matter: Always include some form of assessment, but not just on memorizing. Also include questions to assess business context.

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Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

Now, computers can even “see” images, categorize them, and spot patterns. Chatbots are simply computer programs that can understand natural language patterns (written or spoken) and provide useful responses. Use a chatbot to assess learner knowledge.

Coaching Apps: What’s Available Now?

CLO Magazine

VoiceVibes: This public speaking app uses analytics and predictive algorithms to assess and analyze specific features in a user’s voice patterns, including pace, pausing, pitch and volume.

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management System


Run polls, surveys, and questionnaires to assess the gaps in such courses and fill them all, one at a time. What can be better about the course: The language, voice-overs, images or something else?

How AI and Machine Learning Addresses Challenges in Educational Content Creation and Instruction

Magic EdTech

Machine learning is valuable because, by processing huge amounts of data and finding meaningful patterns in it, it transforms data into useful knowledge. Content analytics systems organize instructional content including assessments, lectures, and reading assignments.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Activities were envisioned to help achieve the objectives, and thought was put into assessing whether the objectives were met. A lengthy script was written and approved, and voice over recordings were made. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning.

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules


This will include the percentage of content slides that need to be consumed and the minimum score that the learner must get in the assessment associated with the online course/module. Provide immediate feedback of students’ performance to assess and facilitate eLearning.

‘Alexa, How Did I Do Today on Sales Calls?’

CLO Magazine

Insert short teaching or coaching moments into the day focused on a behavior or outcome pattern. Our workplaces will soon have a range of smart speakers, responsive mobile devices and chatbots — all for providing employees with rapid answers to questions or performance support elements.

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Scenario-based learning and its role in training


Scenarios are very important in human development as they are the recognizable patterns by which the brain works. According to Eric Berne, the lead theorist of Transactional Analysis , we all live by the scripts we construct in the first five years of our lives.

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Why your multi-choice questions suck, and how to fix them


Here’s a quick quiz for you: For a learning objective about ‘ the benefits of using active voice in report writing’, pick which is the ‘best’ question to ask: Q2. Should you aim to use Passive Voice or Active Voice in your report writing? Active Voice. Passive Voice.

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Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Face of Digital Publishing


In addition, by 2020, 50% of all online searches are expected to be voice-based. What this essentially means is that a virtual assistant can make content discovery personalized and simple, based on the content consumption patterns of individual users, In addition, content consumption can be driven through an AI-based virtual assistant. They now have easier access to interactive content, comprehensive assessments and real-time feedback, without the need for a classroom environment.

Top 10 Sales Enablement Tools to Empower your Sales Force


Moreover, if you’re using this platform to deliver training, you can track the courseware consumption patterns, allowing the L&D team to improvise and personalize the content based on the interest levels of the sales staff. What is a Sales Enablement Tool?

5 Ways to Enhance CME Marketing Based on Historical Data


First, there’s the creative aspect—your marketing messages must be crafted to engage, inform, and inspire your audience to act while maintaining a unique brand voice. Historical and real-time data on learner assessments. You can’t get around it.

Managing Resistance to Change in Your Organization

Epilogue Systems

When an organization demonstrates a pattern of failing to satisfy employees and customers, distrust may become an issue. Addressing the potential causes for resistance to change requires assessing the needs of your stakeholders and planning appropriately. Frequent communication will help you assess your organization’s readiness to embrace change and effectively set the groundwork for future changes. Indeed, it should be clear to all stakeholders that their voice is valued.

eLearning for Call Centers


Whether it’s the IVR (interactive voice response) training, scorecard keeping, improving First Call Resolution (FCR) or the Average Handle Time (AHT), trainings need to be carried out while the agent is on duty. The time spent on assessments will be more effective.

10 Critical Tips to Become a Great Leader


If you are clear in defining them and your people are held accountable, you will see a consistent pattern of good choices. Free Welder Leader Profile Assessment Join over 25k leaders and discover how well you are leveraging love and discipline as a leader and find out what profile you are for free. Free Culture Assessment Join over 200 companies who have discovered what level of company culture currently exists in their organization today.

The ULTIMATE guide to presentation skills


How do we assess and improve our own body language? Watch the footage and objectively assess yourself using the following questions: What message would my posture convey to a stranger? For example, pay attention to your tone of voice.

2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape


They are portable and easy to assess. Automated technologies can curate assessment questions, exercises, tests, and several other course content elements. They will also aid in preparing quicker assessments and other eLearning content.

11 Must Read Books for E-learning Professionals

CommLab India

Design for How People Learn (2 nd Edition) (Voices That Matter) – Julie Dirksen. This book presents effective and practical tools for interactive design such as principles, patterns, and processes. “Always do more than is required of you.” ” - George S. Patton.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Workplace Learning

Mike Taylor

This CLO magazine article is is yet another voice to add to the call for the need for continuous lifelong learning. “An Don’t miss this one from Esko Kilpi ( @EskoKilpi ) that includes gems like this: “Change occurs not so much as a result of new information leading to individual learning but when the patterns of connectedness between individuals change. Patterns of communication are the most important predictor of a team’s success.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Assessment. Assessments often take the form of a test included at the end of a course to evaluate learner performance. For example, knowledge checks and practice quizzes are two types of assessment that typically don’t require a mastery score. Online Assessment.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

At the core, when I look at what a team needs, it's a pretty simple list: Real-time Voice Screen Sharing Document Editing (sometimes) Asynchronous Share / collaborate on documents, web pages Discussion Notification Of course, I'm simplifying by leaving out things like video chat, recording, etc.

6 Important Reasons Leaders Should Be Using Social Media


I have interviewed people like Casey Crawford the CEO of Movement Mortgage and Bill McDermott the CEO of SAP on the Follow My Lead podcast and one consistent pattern has emerged. Free Welder Leader Profile Assessment Join over 20k leaders and discover how well you are leveraging love and discipline as a leader and find out what profile you are for free. In the 1980’s and 90’s, most employees didn’t know a thing about their leader outside of work.

Your learners are telling you how to improve, are you listening?

Sponge UK

You could use the questions from The Learner Voice survey from Towards Maturity as a starting point. Comparing training assessment results to a relevant performance indicator for the business can reveal how effective the learning is.


Wonderful Brain

Looking around I did find an article where this conundrum was voiced. Unfortunately many youngsters get patterned and adapt attitudes that, even as adults carry a distaste for learning not in their preferred mode.

ADDIE Training Model: What Is It and How Can You Use It?


So we’re talking about a circular pattern which repeats itself until trainees reach perfection. You are being assessed, too! Or that Mariah Carey’s voice has left the building. “‘ADDIE training model?’ Oh, God! Is this another term in the learning universe I need to learn?”


To eLearn or Not To eLearn? The 8 Types of Learners


A simple way to raise the stakes and increase tension during online courses for these learners is to create timed assessments at the end of every section. Friendly voices, graphics, and courses that these learners can take at their own pace helps. Instead of assessments where the viewer picks the correct question, have them write back material or create the ability to take notes within the course.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Once you have a good base of data, it’s time to start looking for patterns. Does a time interval or pattern of repetition signal a mode shift? Look for patterns in the events that precede a shift. Avoid mode-shift friction by using these simple design, data, and management tips.

Using predictive analytics and big data for training advantage


Relying on traditional approaches, though, such as self-assessments or PowerPoint presentations is not sufficient in today's ever-evolving world of technological advancements and artificial intelligence. Using predictive analytics and big data for training advantage.

Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?

Growth Engineering

Disclaimer: We’re not sure why they decided to go with such an annoying voice, but you get used to it. When you see that such a thing as a scale of dedication exists, you’re naturally inclined to assess your own level of dedication.

In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

According to the FDA, the most beneficial eating patterns include eating six small meals through the day when one is truly hungry as opposed to when a clock says it is time to eat. Given available technologies, they can record their actions or their voice to enable those who need to know.

Instructional Design - If - When - How Much

The Learning Circuits

Is it our knowledge of psychometrics when we create assessments? Need for ISDers We Need a Degree in Instructional Design Christy Tucker Patterns in Instructional Design Responses A tag cloud of the words used in the discussion - fun way to look at it

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Voices.com talks to Tom Kuhlmann to get some ideas for casting the perfect voice talent. Fully understanding the data related to learning and assessment might require you to become familiar with statistics. Last year our focus was on pattern libraries.

DevLearn 2008 - Day 1 Recap

eLearning Weekly

Tim also spoke about machine learning and patterns. He recommended A Pattern Language and Air Guitar. I’ve included the notes I took in each session: 112 - Mobilizing Tests: Building & Deploying Assessments to Cell Phones (Robert Gadd). by voice, text message, etc.). Day 1 of DevLearn 2008 kicked off today with a great keynote from Tim O’Reilly ( @TimOReilly ), where he walked us through the Web 2.0

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Do you outsource recording narration to voice-over talent? Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018. Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Funny it was also the first time Cammy “heard&# my voice (other than in it’s written form). The “younger” generation does not have a high level of use of collaborative knowledge creation tools (“2.0”) and don’t adopt radically different patterns of knowledge creation and sharing. Don’t ground transformation of education arguments around “younger” generations’ expectations and patterns of technology use. Assessing Student Success.