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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?     Knowing that I would want the same voice both in GoAnimate and in Captivate, I created some fake slides in Captivate, with the dialog script for the screen characters I was creating in GoAnimate typed into the Slide Notes. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've recorded your own audio for an eLearning project, I'm betting you're guilty of creating your own plosives at least a few times. I'll be covering some of these in my upcoming  Audio Basics for eLearning online class.)   About the author: Rick Zanotti is an instructional designer, multimedia author, voice-over talent, video producer and Management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in IT and Learning.

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Audio for eLearning: Wake Me Up When It's Over!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here are some quick steps to ensure that your recordings are not driving your learners into a comatose state: Practice reading your audio aloud and record yourself doing it. You may feel uncomfortable with this, but it's a time-proven technique that will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of your voice. Be honest with yourself when evaluating your voice. Ensure that the modulation of your voice includes emotion, emphasis or just plain life.

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Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. While generally beneficial, voice-over audio is particularly important for auditory learners (those who remember best when they hear the information), those learners who may struggle with reading, those for whom English (or the course’s target language) is not their native language, and those who may enjoy listening to your course while multitasking (commuting, exercising, etc.). Click File > Export Selected Audio.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

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If you are new to the eLearning sphere, you must be confused about numerous eLearning authoring tools available in the market. In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. After reading this article you will have a clear view of which authoring tool(s) to buy for your set of requirements. What is an authoring tool? Any digital content that one can share with others to teach something.

5 IconLogic Mini-Courses That Need to Be on Your Radar

eLearning Brothers

As such, Camtasia is an excellent tool for creating good eLearning using PowerPoint presentations, images, video, audio, and even quizzes. Articulate is a widely used authoring tool for developing eLearning courses. Writing eLearning Voice-over Scripts. One thing that can make or break you course is the voice-over. If the script is cringeworthy at best, there’s not a whole lot the voice actor can do to fix things.

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Audio for eLearning: Do You Want to Sound Like a DJ?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti One question I get asked a lot is "How can I get my eLearning audio to the point so that I sound like a DJ?" Here's some simple techniques to make your voice sound deeper. The faster you talk the higher your voice gets. Getting closer will engage what's called the "proximity effect," lower the sound of your voice, and make it sound fuller. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class.

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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. 20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. No reason, I just love saying that) Mzinga shows up with a true social learning authoring tool. One of the first tools that enabled lip synching (your voice or whomever with the avatar/actor).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. In the UK, Mark tells me that audio is used sparingly. In the US, Mark sees (or rather, hears) a heavy use of audio. Whats up with audio up there?

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Inflecting the voice?

The E-Learning Curve

In yesterday's post , I discussed the importance of narrative pace to audio podcasting. A few weeks ago, I was talking to a newly-accredited Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) instructor. It does neatly highlight the importance of context in any verbal communication, something that's even more necessary when communicating in audio only, when we do not have the visual and other cues we typically use to elucidate precise meaning.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?     Knowing that I would want the same voice both in GoAnimate and in Captivate, I created some fake slides in Captivate, with the dialog script for the screen characters I was creating in GoAnimate typed into the Slide Notes. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Storytelling and Teaching

The E-Learning Curve

Sound – especially the human voice - has been a fundamental part of the transmission of information and knowledge since pre-history. Half a millennium later the philosopher Plato , founder of the Academy in Athens - the first institution of higher learning in the Western world - chose to render the teachings of his mentor Socrates as a series of dialogs. We can say then, that audio has be a core component of teaching for at least 3000 years.

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. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording! Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:24 PM Labels: audio , guerrilla , instructional design 14comments: Steve Howard said. The voice was credible.

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How to Write Compelling eLearning Content

360 Training

eLearning courses require a great deal of writing for on-screen text, audio scripts, learning objectives, assessments, interactivity, feedback, case studies, stories, etc. An author may be doing creative and persuasive writing in one course, and technical writing in another. Whatever your course topic, eLearning authors need to create interesting, inspiring content that delivers concepts clearly to the audience.

How to Break into eLearning

360 Training

Ready to kick-start your online teaching business? As you begin, identify the industry that you can teach in. Search through different online course catalogues and identify the topics that interest you and that you may be qualified to teach. Write a list of action-oriented, performance-based objectives expertly exhibited by someone who successfully masters the skills you teach. By now, you have a firm understanding of the steps involved in authoring an online course.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

The very act of learning an instrument teaches you to become an active listener and a critical analyst of sound. In some instances, this can mean a voice-over narrating a story very simply. In other contexts, a podcast may take advantage of music, wildtrack, multiple voices, and sound effects. The author suggests that "When something moves you, listen to it over and over to figure out what is keeping you engaged."

How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

All these factors have influenced the way learners learn, making teaching more challenging than ever. What can we teach them that they can apply in their workplace? Videos enhance learning and stimulate teaching. Prepare voice overs for your videos: No matter how good your video is, it should be accompanied by a sound, or a voice, especially if you are converting your training sessions into online courses. Learning is challenging nowadays.

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5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content

Appsembler

Long gone are the days of monotone voices over boxy screen captures and two hour live recordings of event lectures having the power to hold the attention of the online world at large. Audio. Oh don’t worry, the built-in microphone should be good enough” and “We can just use our phones to record the voice and sync it to the video later.”. Now bear with me here – I know I just finished ranting about how much audio matters regardless of video quality.

Interactive learning content with H5P and LearnWorlds

learnWorlds

It can take your online teaching to the next level and it is suitable for both professionals and newcomer course creators, making rich educational content an easy task, without the need for complicated and expensive authoring tools. Using both H5P and LearnWorlds’ interactive video & ebook authoring , you can create a unique and engaging e-course, that will keep your students coming back for more! Language Teaching Activities. Language Teaching Activities.

Game Film An Effective Strategy for Leadership Development

Training Industry

At home, using the video- or audio-record feature on your phone, record yourself role-playing a 30-second interview or a 30-second meeting. In my practice, I have the privilege of teaching elite athletes, who all benefit from the study of game film. Your identity is largely conveyed through the sound of your voice and how you speak. He is well known as a teacher/mentor who has made it his life goal to Change the World through Voice.

7 Components of High-Quality Online Content

CourseArc

EdPuzzle will allow you to add your voice and questions within a video, and create clips, too. Whether you are teaching students face-to-face, in a blended environment, or fully online, preassessment is really important, and with technology, does not have to add to your grading workload. If you are face-to-face or blended, a quick preassessment can help you group your students for station rotation models or revise what you are going to teach.

Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping

E-learning Uncovered

Seeing their face or hearing their voice when they see the way something is conveyed the first time can be a great indicator of how well (or poorly) you met their vision. We typically include at least one (often a few) of each of the following slides: menu, teaching, click-to-reveal, drag-and-drop, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and results. At Artisan E-Learning, we work with our clients to craft their own custom solution for their courseware needs.

Wednesday Webinar with Adobe

Kapp Notes

Join Dr. Allen Partridge as he interviews Dr. Karl Kapp, distinguished author and expert on simulations and games in eLearning. Dr. Kapp is author of five books on the convergence of learning and technology including “Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning” and “Learning in 3D” which he co-authored with Tony O’Driscoll. Audio is broadcast through Voice-Over IP via your computer speakers.

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Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

Written by guest author Gary Allen of Unbounce. Having a clear and succinct way of teaching how to use our product is incredibly important because we know Unbounce helps marketers succeed. After analyzing the video feedback from our awesome customers, we decided to focus first on a “How To” series to teach users the ins-and-outs of getting started with Unbounce. From the beginning, Ryan, our Director of CS recommended keeping audio and video separate. About the Author.

What Makes a Good Online Course? 7 Real-World Strategies

TechSmith Camtasia

Emphasize advantages, not authority. “We Due to feedback from faculty that captioning can be time-consuming, the committee suggests ways to yield the most accurate captions at the first pass, including: Record quality audio. Although a built-in laptop microphone is fine, even an inexpensive USB mic goes a long way to improve audio quality. Get data to share effective online teaching practices. I would have killed for Knowmia years ago when I was teaching,” said Shawn.

Start an Online Academy ? A Step-by-Step Guide

learnWorlds

While deciding what to teach online, you shouldn’t go for subjects which you like but have not yet grasped. Regardless of what you choose to teach, you can adjust the teaching environment and output to suit the subject’s needs. Is your teaching approach self-paced? Wonderful then, you can drip your content to your learners week by week and guide them with pre-recorded videos, audio logs and information rich e-books.

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Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

In the wake of the current health crisis, a majority of educational institutions were forced to turn to online options to continue teaching their courses. Teaching tool. It has been demonstrated that teaching can benefit from increased empathy in the pedagogical relationship (Poirier, 2013; Cooper, 2011; Gribble & Oliver, 1973; Washburn 2008). 3 Tips for Integrating Humour into Teaching. Author: Catherine Meilleur.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration. Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings (screen recording), webcam recordings, or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice.

PODCAST 104: Embracing Authenticity to Connect and Drive Revenue with Shari Levitin

Sales Hacker

Shari runs her own sales consulting and training firm called The Levitin Group and is a best-selling author. She’s the bestselling author of Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know. She’s received dozens and dozens of awards including from Sales Hacker itself, Top 10 Voices in Sales for LinkedIn in 2018. Scaling at that time meant video tapes, audio tapes, train the trainer, live programs. That’s harder to teach reps.

10 Tips for Successful Webinars

360 Training

Check audio quality. Good quality audio is critical. If your audience cannot hear you clearly, or if the audio has a lot of distortion or interference, participants may get frustrated and leave your webinar before it is over. Prior to the event, work with a friend or colleague and try out equipment to see which of your options sounds best, from a land line telephone to computer software with voice over IP (VoIP). Wesley and the 360training Authoring Team.

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The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Narrate and insert audio in various ways. Library – automatically keeps all your images, animations, audio, video, and more in one place where you can update and act on them. Also, quickly access text-to-speech and both audio and video closed captioning. Closed captions – for audio and video. Text-to-speech voices – useful for several reasons. Audio Management – allows quick changes to audio tracks.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

If you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. Various other authoring tools provide this facility to record simulations, but Adobe Captivate 9 is the most easy-to-use tool to create software simulations. Or you can always use the Comments section to voice your opinions.

How to Add Captions or Subtitles to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably seen captions and subtitles on videos or in movies either in the form of translation of the dialogue from one language to another, or simply a same-language presentation of dialogue and other audio events. One of the most widely-known uses for captions — closed captioning — is a way for people who are deaf or hard of hearing to be able to access and understand the audio portions of a video. Video with captions and an audio cue.

Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content

Instilled

In our recent Hollywood Hacks webinar , guest presenter, author and media producer CJ Casciotta, showcased the power of using pre-recorded video segments in your learning programs. When done right, this could be a powerful approach that elevates and emphasizes specific teaching moments, allowing more efficient knowledge transfer and retention. This will make it easier to work on syncing your audio with your visuals.