eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And I’ve seen courses that included voiceover narration but little (or no) text on the screen… just some very dated clipart. 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.

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Ungroup ClipArt and Modify to Create New Images


Sometimes you don’t quite have the perfect image in ClipArt. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and change it to meet whatever your needs are. End of Audio]. Synopsis. Never fear!

Be a Better eLearning Designer

B Online Learning

Avoid bad imagery such as artificial stock images, blurry images, MS Office 97 clipart. Provide clear instructions where necessary – on screen or in audio. If using audio narration, include it on every screen (except maybe question screens you can get away with).

What’s in Your Media Library?


Stock Media: the characters, ClipArt and more to which you have access. Audio files. Lectora and Lectora Online come with pre-loaded media assets including buttons, characters, Flash Activities and ClipArt. You can find it within the ClipArt folder.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

Add text, images, audio, and then add custom interactions with the Interaction Builder. You can easily add synchronized audio, zoom, pan, and transition effects to produce a professional video tutorial. The Resources library provides you with clipart, symbols, and other shapes.

A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Clipart-based PowerPoint Template. 10 Free Audio Applications. Following are the ten audio sites that I profiled. Audio production: Audacity , Myna , and Levelator. It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the last quarter of 2010. This year seems to have flown by.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

FreeMediaGoo.com has a large collection of images, audio, textures, and other visual mediums that you can use for free with some restrictions. Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.) Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources.

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Use Your LMS to ???Get Personal??? with Your Learners


No longer should learners need to sit through blocks of mind-numbing text, a multiple choice quiz following each block, with a clipart graphic or two peppered in for variety.With Video, audio, and avatars enable learners to feel that they are learning from a person rather than a computer.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

As Tom Kulhmann wrote a couple of years ago, “If the course is boring, adding [background] audio will only make it boring and danceable.” I’m not a professional audio editor, but I don’t need to be to work with stock music. One tip that I would offer is that if you’re laying an audio track under narration, the audio needs to be way quieter than you think it does to keep from overwhelming the voice! Do you use music in your courses?

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New Time-Saving Camtasia Templates

eLearning Brothers

Included in the Camtasia Templates package you’ll also find our entire Stock Video library , and our icons, graphics and clipart library! We have recently added several new templates to our ever growing library.

New eLearning Brothers Camtasia Template Packages

eLearning Brothers

There is also full access to a basic graphics, icons, and clipart library. We are excited to announce that we are now offering new Camtasia Exclusive packages!