eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

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eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

It catches our attention. Combining moving pictures with audio in a compelling way draws people into the subject. In this post and others, Ross points out several characteristics that make for quality learning videos: • Match the visuals, titles, and voiceover – a seamless integration of these elements seems effortless. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music.

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Why You Need to Humanize Your Videos with Tim Schmoyer

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s the human way of grabbing attention because you’re effectively telling your audience pieces of a story – but they need to make that click to get the whole picture. There are channels where you never see the face behind the voiceover itself.

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6 easy steps to create an explainer video

Superb Learning

An explainer video (or edumercial) is simply an animated video that uses a voiceover to explain a topic, while animations and diagrams help to support the explanation and make it clearer. Record Your Voiceover. You simply drag and drop elements into the picture and then add animations.

Neuromarketing: The Light Side of Neuroscience

eLearningMind

An unenthusiastic voiceover is paired with gray graphics, automatically changing your mood to match. The voiceover changes and the graphics reflect a sunnier disposition. Your brain responds to the change in tone and picture, creating a positive association between the displayed images and whatever medication the commercial is advertising. Not only that, the voiceover changes: It becomes monotonous where it was once expressive.

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Picture this. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Check out this post for information on how to be better with voiceovers. You crafted your video, uploaded it, and now the views are rolling in.

How to use Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia when creating your course content

Superb Learning

Make sure the audience knows what to look at first and what to pay attention to as you move forward. For example, if your content includes an animation, make sure any voiceover you’re using is laid on top of it, so the narration can be heard while the animation is going.

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Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Voiceovers and audio recordings often make up part of the content, however, it’s equally important to be aware of the whole soundscape that your elearning will exist in and create. Designers need to make sure their choice of audio is: Valuable Sound should add something to the experience and in this context we’re not talking about adding a voiceover to explain a picture or diagram.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

In other cases, accessibility requires attention to design. An audit will illustrate those areas that need attention. This can be complicated—different screen readers interact with screen content in different ways (running NVDA on Firefox, for example, will be different than running JAWS on Internet Explorer, which will be different than running VoiceOver on iOS.). Formal accessibility training presents a complete picture.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

This is a physiological process which starts with attention. Emotion tends to increase attention, and the emotional element of an event takes on an unconscious pathway in the brain. Using appropriate voiceover, however, can help improve retention. The human brain can recall images (mental pictures) more easily than words alone. Pictures of good Web pages to illustrate the concept.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

In other cases, accessibility requires attention to design. An audit will illustrate those areas that need attention. This can be complicated—different screen readers interact with screen content in different ways (running NVDA on Firefox, for example, will be different than running JAWS on Internet Explorer, which will be different than running VoiceOver on iOS.). Formal training presents a complete picture.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A.libzip (for use with Camtasia 2018) of a few assets show during the broadcast (intro, outro, lower third) Two versions ( in.docx and.pdf) of the script used for the voiceover in this project. And my unedited voiceovers.

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Top 10 Tips for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLamb

This is confusing because the learner is not sure if he is supposed to pay attention to what you are saying. It is more important than ever to tell a story when trying to catch your learner’s attention, especially the younger generation who are beginning their careers. Your headlines should grab your learner’s attention and compel them to delve further into the content. Short and snappy videos will hold your learner’s attention far more than reams of text.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

mysimpleshow

You will need to decide whether you will be simply doing a voiceover or you will be actually filming. Don’t forget about the lighting as it is essential for a good-looking picture. There are also the tags and the description as well as some other settings that need your attention and are necessary for your video to show up in the search results and recommendations. YouTube is one of the biggest online platforms with a lot of potential for any creator.

Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Clive on Learning

The movement attracts attention. text and still images work well together animation (perhaps even a sequence of pictures) combines well with speech video works just fine with an audio soundtrack (speech, sound effects, music) But. Media chemists know less is usually more Media consumers, especially learners, want the easy life. They're interested in the content, not the container. The technology and the interface with which they interact should be invisible.

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Is Video the Future of eLearning?

Unicorn Training

Tying into another key trend – the move to mobile – video content is accessible in a way that written content is not, making it a top choice to get important messages into the world (or specifically a company)in a way that will get people’s attention. “In Instantly you have people’s attention!” Anon To look at examples of where video is used for attention you can look at current marketing campaigns; did anyone see Three’s latest offering: #SingItKitty?

Creating an online learning personality

Saffron Interactive

The course speaks to your learner and aims to hold their attention for up to sixty minutes, so the tone of voice needs to be just right. Too patronising or ‘out there’ (picture someone who has drunk far too much at the office party) and your learner will cringe away. It’s the office Christmas party and everyone’s taking their seats at the table.

Lights, Camera, Action! How to Develop Corporate Training Videos

CommLab India

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then imagine how many words a motion picture is worth. Videos are crisp, engaging, and hold the attention of learners, unlike any other medium. This will give you an actual idea of the visuals that will accompany the voiceover. The actor should be charismatic enough to hold the attention of the viewers for the entire duration. Pay attention to details and have the insight to anticipate what the result would look like.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

Not if you wanna hold the viewer’s attention, and you can’t use one screen that’s got, basically, you’re just reading it. But, when you’re doing something like using animation with it, that opens up just a whole other opportunity to really make it engaging for somebody, and they wanna pay attention. Well, we do our best, but that’s just another way to kind of keep the attention of who’s watching it.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

A picture is worth 1,000 words, and a video is worth 1,000 pictures. So, let’s talk a little bit about the big picture here, in terms of video, and one of the first things I want to ask you about is if you have any insights on best practices for making course videos. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-. Ali Mathis: Let’s talk a little bit about that, because if you do voiceover, that involves video editing, right?

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)! You can do this to draw attention to what someone is saying in the video, to enhance what’s being conveyed, or to add completely new information. When showing a PowerPoint presentation with a person speaking, don’t frame them in a floating box (picture-in-picture).

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Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Clive on Learning

The movement attracts attention. text and still images work well together animation (perhaps even a sequence of pictures) combines well with speech video works just fine with an audio soundtrack (speech, sound effects, music) But. Media chemists know less is usually more Media consumers, especially learners, want the easy life. They're interested in the content, not the container. The technology and the interface with which they interact should be invisible.

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7 Questions To Ask Before You Hit Record: A Pre-Production Checklist

TechSmith Camtasia

You need to to engage groups of people online in ways that grab and keep their attention — and keep them coming back for more. But how clear is that picture? A few questions to consider when building your picture of your audience: What are their professional interests?

#EDCMOOC week 1: utopias and dystopias

Good To Great

The TV is very different from the radio – it conveys picture as well as sound, it introduces colour into a fairly monotone landscape, and it moves itself around. mark, possibly just before, a voiceover on the TV can be heard saying ‘think up more yourself’, which I found ironic given that by now the characters seem to have stopped displaying any sign of thinking for themselves.

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the past (part 1)

Good To Great

The TV is very different from the radio – it conveys picture as well as sound, it introduces colour into a fairly monotone landscape, and it moves itself around. mark, possibly just before, a voiceover on the TV can be heard saying ‘think up more yourself’, which I found ironic given that by now the characters seem to have stopped displaying any sign of thinking for themselves.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Because of time and financial constraints, training is not a priority and there is little attention paid to ensuring that staff have the skills and knowledge to perform their jobs. In the picture, they’re mechanics, get it? Some types of pictures are completely ignored. Voiceover (6). Great content again this month. And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot.

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

LifterLMS

One of the things that you can do… We have a lot of resources on publicity, how to get media attention, but really the biggest thing to understand is when is it right for you to do the interview? Esther Kiss: One of the things that you want to definitely pay attention to is to lead with value. Learn how to get publicity and influencer marketing for course creators with Esther Kiss in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS.