When to Use Background Audio in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Background audio is not as common as it once was in e-learning. Also, with mobile technology (and some limitations playing multiple audio tracks) it may create some problems playing the way you intend it. However, there are times where background audio makes sense.

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When Is Audio Narration Helpful?

Experiencing eLearning

In a discussion on eLearning Heroes , Judith Reymond asked about the research on when or whether audio narration is helpful to adult learners. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break. I’ll sometimes provide other kinds of interaction or content delivery to provide a break from the audio (tabs or “click to reveal” text). What are your experiences with audio, especially with on-screen text?

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Tips for Writing Audio Scripts

B Online Learning

One of the many skills that eLearning designers need is the ability to write clear and engaging audio scripts. The post Tips for Writing Audio Scripts appeared first on B Online Learning. Good narration should complement […]. Development

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Getting Started With Audio Web Conferencing Solutions

eLearning Industry

Audio web conferencing solutions bridge the geographical gaps without bending your budget. Web Conferencing Software Audio Conferencing Tools eLearning eBooks Remote Working Web Conferencing ToolsHere are 8 top tips to get started. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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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. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool?

Adobe Captivate – Slide Audio Three Ways

Adobe Captivate

It’s useful to know this since you may end up getting your slide level audio broken down by slide or you might get one long file. Being familiar with the ways you can import audio will help you with each of these situations and save you a bunch of time. The post Adobe Captivate – Slide Audio Three Ways appeared first on eLearning.

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Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past I have posted several articles about audio. Merging of Audio clips (slide audio). For HMTL5 output audio (and video) has to be generated when entering a slide with audio. Library and Audio.

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4 Better Ways to Approach Audio Narration in eLearning

B Online Learning

Audio can bring your elearning alive. The post 4 Better Ways to Approach Audio Narration in eLearning appeared first on B Online Learning. Whether it’s a ‘guide on the side’ taking your learner through the learning content, a professional narrator […]. Articulate Development

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3 Audio Tweaks

Adobe Captivate

Last week I answered several questions about audio on the forums with pretty simple workflows Maybe you will like them? Trick 1: Audio when hovering over a (shape) button. Quite a while ago I explained what I mean by an ‘Audio Object’ It is a shape or a highlight box, which you make invisible to the user by changing the stroke width to 0 and set the Alpha for the Fill to 0 as well, but attach audio to that object. Trick 3: Audio in states. Intro.

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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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Webinar: Audio Editing 101: Learn to Use Adobe Audition

eLearning Brothers

But I’m here to let you know that you don’t have to be in order to ramp up your eLearning courses by improving the quality of your audio tracks. eLearning custom eLearning development audio Webinars Adobe AuditionI came to the eLearning field by a circuitous route. My background is in graphic design, and then training, before coming over to eLearning Brothers. I’m not a sound engineer.

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Learning Interactions and Audio

Adobe Captivate

A question posted recently is at the base of this short post: “a way to stop the main slide audio when a tab on the interaction is clicked” I pointed to an older blog where you can find some tips for using learning interactions, about their limitations etc. The audio referred to in the question was slide audio, the used Learning interaction was Tabs. Audio Problem. That interaction allows to add audio to a button, which is object audio.

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Audio in State mode

Adobe Captivate

If not, how can I add Audio to state mode? The post Audio in State mode appeared first on eLearning. Audio Media Question Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 2017 audio Multi-state objects q&as question stateIs it possible to add Speech Management to State?

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Adobe Captivate: Object Level Audio Management

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        When adding audio to a Captivate project, you can add audio in a couple of different ways. For instance, you can import audio directly to a project's background or onto a slide. In the image below, audio was added to a few slides. You can easily tell that audio has been added to a slide via the audio icon in the lower right of the slide. Some of the objects include audio.

SIMULATION PRESENTATION AND AUDIO

Adobe Captivate

I am trying to import a MP3 audio file into a simulation presentation in Captivate (however it keeps reporting the following error ‘Unable to import audio file ensure that file type is MP3 or WAV and also ensure that the file is not damaged’. I have checked the audio file and it works and it is already in MP3 format – help please. The post SIMULATION PRESENTATION AND AUDIO appeared first on eLearning. Hi all.

Adobe Captivate: Object Level Audio Management

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        When adding audio to a Captivate project, you can add audio in a couple of different ways. For instance, you can import audio directly to a project's background or onto a slide. In the image below, audio was added to a few slides. You can easily tell that audio has been added to a slide via the audio icon in the lower right of the slide. Some of the objects include audio.

Tips For Using Audio Effectively In eLearning

eLearning Industry

eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Design Tips eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverWith the advancement of technology, eLearning has become a norm in the modern teaching-learning environment. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Audio Basics for eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Are you an eLearning developer planning to include voiceover audio in your eLearning lessons? audio will enhance the learner experience. Good audio will enhance the learner experience. But what about bad audio? bad audio might still work, but it could also diminish the effectiveness of your lesson. Looking to get a jump start on the road to creating quality audio for your eLearning lessons?

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Adobe Captivate: Export Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    You can import or record audio to just about anything in Adobe Captivate. Right-click a slide object and you'll find you can select Audio > Import to  (or  Record to ). And if you want to import or record background audio, you'll find that you can do so by choosing  Audio > Import to  (or  Record to )  Background. You'll be happy to learn that you can easily export audio clips.

Audio Best Practices

TechSmith Camtasia

Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by. Selecting an Audio Recorder. So you picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Recording Audio. Tips for Recording Audio for Screencasts.

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Tips When Working With Audio in Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

Working with audio is really fun! Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development audio design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design online learning rapid authoring tools storyline This is usually one of the final stages of development where you really start to see your course come to life.

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Audio interactive

Adobe Captivate

I am a foreign language instructor and I wanted to create audio interactive pages for students to record their speaking tests. The post Audio interactive appeared first on eLearning. I am sure adobe has this function but I don’t know where and how to find it. Thanks in advance for whoever can help me. Interactions Learning Interactions Question 2017 question

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Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

Here are some ways to construct elearning without audio. Who doesn’t love audio narration in elearning? Yet audio can be difficult, for both the learner and the training program. Learners need to have an environment where they can play the audio through speakers; or find headphones to plug in. In addition, audio can significantly increase production time and cost. So what are the options if you decide to rely on an approach that doesn’t use audio?

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Uses for Audio in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

First, the audio narration slowed me down. Since I didn’t need the visuals to understand the audio, I decided to listen to the course like a podcast while glancing at email and other stuff. So when is audio worthwhile? Although I had never designed an eLearning course to include full audio narration, the experience reinforced that I probably shouldn’t go down that path in the future. When you consider that incorporating audio is an additional project expense (e.g.,

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Video Demo Audio Distorting

Adobe Captivate

I’m recording screen captures using system audio, and I am getting distorted sound – any ideas? The post Video Demo Audio Distorting appeared first on eLearning. Discussion Screen Capture Video Demo discussion screen capture system audio video demo

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Accessories for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we explored some inexpensive microphones for recording audio narration. There are other accessories that help put the microphone in the correct position and offer other assistance for recording the best quality audio. In this post we’ll look at a few accessories to help get better audio quality when recording narration. Use a Microphone Stand when Recording Audio Narration. It helps control placement of the audio.

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Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio. For some, this may actually be a preferred way of syncing events to audio. Audio timings are set with the Lectora audio editor. Import Audio as an FLV File.

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Recording Audio with Adobe Presenter

Integrated Learnings

Using audio narration in eLearning courses has been debated from both sides – some people feel that it is an enhancement that assists the learner in completing the course, while others argue that it can be distracting. Before looking at how to use Adobe Presenter for audio, let’s focus on a few ways that using audio can enhance the learning: It is great for those auditory learners in your audience that prefer narration to other styles of learning. By Dean Hawkinson.

Captivate 2017 Audio

Adobe Captivate

Hello everyone, I am new to Captivate and have included audio on one of my Captivate slides. I see three tabs, Audio, Edit, and Closed Caption, however the Edit and Closed Caption are grayed out and I cannot click on them. The post Captivate 2017 Audio appeared first on eLearning. Audio Media Question "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate q&as questionI would like to delete this narration and start again.

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Audio playing in wrong slide

Adobe Captivate

The post Audio playing in wrong slide appeared first on eLearning. Audio Media Question "Elearning authoring tools" audio media questionHi All. I have created a demo of my training package as an HTML5 file for publishing on a website. I have linked sound files throughout the demo to play when the relevant text is displayed. I have published the file as normal and host it on an AWS S3 bucket.

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Effective eLearning Voiceover Audio: Sell It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" The audio is one of the most important pieces of your eLearning content and it needs to be presented in a dynamic and convincing way. The technology, including the processing of audio and video for streaming, will suck the energy out of your presentation. Voiceover audio that has a monotone delivery is not going to keep your audience engaged through all those distractions. e-learning eLearning voiceover audioby Jeff Hanley.

My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers. My main goal is to get decent sounding audio without a lot of post-production. Simple Audio Recording Tips. You want to record the best audio quality you can initially.

Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. The post Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers! We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning. Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Unlimited downloads, at least 50 a day, for only $499 a year.

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Object audio failing to execute

Adobe Captivate

Hi there, Recently I have begun adding recorded audio to multi-state objects. However, sometimes for some unbeknownst reason the attached audio does not play in the export. The post Object audio failing to execute appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question audio multi state object q&as questionI like this approach as I find it much more organised when there are a lot of objects on a slide.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? In fact, the study says that most people learn best with a combination of audio and visual. Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio. If you agree that combining voiceover audio, text, and images leads to the most effective eLearning, why is it that people don’t include voiceover audio? These days, all the eLearning tools allow you to record and edit your own audio. by Kelly Barett, COTP.

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Can I Import Audio in Bulk?

Yukon Learning

Once you have the audio files for an entire e-Learning on hand, however, you may wonder if there’s a way to streamline the process of incorporating it. During our hands-on Articulate 360 training, we explore the ways the Media Library allows us to easily manage course assets (images, characters, audio, and video) all in one place. For today’s purposes, we’ll look at how to utilize the Media Library specifically to bulk import audio all at once—efficiently and quickly.

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Tips for Recording Audio in Learning Content on a Budget

Thought Industries

Audio Recording eLearning Tips Low-Cost Audio

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