How to Record Your Own Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In e-learning software like Storyline 360 and Rise 360 you can record (or import) audio narration into your courses. Since many e-learning developers tend to produce all media that belongs in the course, recording audio narration usually is one of those responsibilities.

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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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eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. The post eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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No Audio on iPad/iPhone

Adobe Captivate

Captivate 19 screencasts have no audio when playing on iPad/iPhone. The post No Audio on iPad/iPhone appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" eLearning elearning community questionCodec?

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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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.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community


Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. However, building a learning community is neither automatic nor simple to achieve. So, how can I build community in my online course? However, there are ways in which a teacher can gradually establish participation and, in the end, a real community of learning. Also, in a blog learner will be able to share images, links to websites, audio, or video clips.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? Even if there is a small chance you are the only one on the entire planet that has a specific development issue, why aren’t you using asking the community? Chances are the community will have an answer for you. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1 3 Ask the Community a Question.

eSeminar: Listen Up: Understanding eLearning Audio in Adobe Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to make the most of audio in your Adobe Captivate 6 course modules. Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist as he demonstrates and discusses the fundamental concepts in adding audio to your eLearning courses. We’ll explore the basics of the audio interface and discuss how best to use audio in various contexts [.]. Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain. And recording clean audio can be tough, especially in noisy environments. Whether it’s background noise or less-than-ideal equipment, sometimes you end up with hissy audio. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio ?. How to Reduce Audio Noise in Audacity. It accepts a wide range of audio file types and has a perfectly serviceable noise removal tool.

Here’s a Simple Fix When the Microphone Audio is Too Low

Rapid eLearning

If you find that you’re microphone audio levels are too low, here are some tips that may help. With that comes the quest to find decent quality audio. However, the audio is a bit thin and sounds like I’m Lionel Richie on a phone, checking to see who’s home. And this is where the Windows 10 audio issue is exposed and fixed. Like many Windows 10 users, the audio recording input signal is too low. I’m no audio engineer or APO Equalizer pro.

Three Reasons Not to Use Audio Narration in Your Online Training

Rapid eLearning

Audio narration is part of multimedia and adds a lot of value to your elearning courses. However, there are times when it makes sense to NOT use audio. Do Not Use Audio Narration When They Can’t Hear It. If those taking the course can’t hear the audio narration, then it makes sense not to include it. This probably seems obvious, but often we don’t get to meet those who take the courses so we’re not always aware of their audio limitations.

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Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Design Mistakes

Learning Visions

In case you don’t know Will, he’s an amazing asset to the e-Learning community, providing a bridge between research and practice. Tags: instructional design audio interviews will thalheimer I had great fun last week talking with Will Thalheimer on common design flaws in e-Learning. According to Will, the top three mistakes learning designers make: 1. We’re too focused on information presentation. We fail to minimize forgetting. We isolate our e-Learning.

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E-learning Uncovered

While character audio adds life and variety to a course, it comes with some logistical challenges. Or do you line up a bunch of professional audio talent and end up paying each one his/her minimum fee for just a few lines? Describing itself as “the world’s largest marketplace for services, starting at $5,” Fiverr offers many options for the audio you need. Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like.

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7 Free Audio Editors for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Even though many elearning applications have their own audio tools, I usually don’t use them. I may for quick projects, but generally, I like to keep my audio production separate from my elearning course production. It provides more control over the audio files and dedicated audio editing software tends to have more features. Here’s a list of some free audio editors that are more than sufficient for what you may need for most of your elearning course production.

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Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15


With the Trivantis® Community Contests, it’s easy. The first step in creating a Trivantis Community Contest submission for me is figuring out where I want to take the topic. The last thing I do when developing is gather my resources and insert the necessary text, images, audio, video, questions, or other objects. Since the Trivantis Community Contests and Share sections run on HTML output, I publish my file and check it that way. Blog Community

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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4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro


Audio in online training is usually served up in one of two forms: (1) poor-quality, amateurish, or (2) high-quality and professional. No one wants to be responsible for producing great-looking training that sounds awful, but with training budgets being what they are these days it’s hard to justify the expense of high-quality, professionally recorded audio. But leaving audio out of the training mix isn’t a great option, either. When to Use Audio.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

Well-designed, planned, narrated and produced audio content has the facility to engage the audience and transport the listener, providing the right cognitive environment for learning or entertainment or whatever goal the podcast seeks to achieve. And the sense of joining, instantly, with a vast community of listeners. 2005) Of course, this cognitively experienced sense of “being there” is a completely artificial construct, none more so when you consider audio podcasting.

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TCC08: What can Educators Learn from Online Religious Communities?

Experiencing eLearning

Based on seminar where doctoral students created online community projects. The seminar raised a question about whether online religious communities could be a model for online educational experiences. Didn’t really create a sense of community. Feels a sense of community with the group–technology has connected her with others. Provided opportunity for isolated individuals to experience community, For education.

Say Hello to Adobe Presenter 9 – And Hello to Video, Audio and PowerPoint Everywhere You Need It

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter Community Documentation eLearning this week How do I. Today Adobe introduced the new Adobe Presenter 9, a fantastic tool for anyone to create interactive content and videos. Presenter has a long tradition of innovation. If you are in business, education or training, the new Presenter has a LOT to offer you. What does it do? At it’s core, Adobe Presenter allows anyone to [.].

Here’s a Quick Way to Instantly Have Closed Captions

Rapid eLearning

If you’re a Google Chrome 89+ user you now have access to Live Caption which is an accessibility feature that provides real-time captions for audio that plays through the browser. I also like that even if you turn off the audio, the captions work.

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

Adobe Captivate

Smart learning content can also be used to design a digital curriculum and content across a variety of devices, including video, audio, and an online assistant. Blog eLearning eLearning Community Artificial Intelligence blog custom eLearning content development elearning communityArtificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs, and perform human-like tasks. Taking these cues, AI can also be applied to learning.

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Your audio quality is never going to be better than what you originally recorded. It’s an audio editor that is free and easy to use for beginners.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evolution of the LMS"

Learning Visions

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evolution of the LMS" I love my job. I get to talk to really interesting people in the eLearning community and then share it with all of you. Listen to my audio interview with Ellen Wagner over at the Kineo websit e. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Free Background Music for Your E-learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I like to add background audio to my screencast tutorials. YouTube Audio Library : free for commercial use, no attribution search options. Lots of variety and easy to filter to find audio based on mood and duration. Check out these articles and free resources in the community.

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Do You Need a Content Authoring Tool for LearnDash?


Upload images, PDFs, audio, and video content into your media library, and insert it into your course wherever you need it. In fact, in many ways, I think they miss out on the heart of many good online learning programs— the community.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community. But with community comes great responsibility. (Im This is where the community part of the whole shebang really happens. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?


Sharing with others and being part of a community is as fundamental to our development as it is to our survival. Couldn’t we think that it is also possible to invest the Other or the others (the peer group, but also the teachers, tutors, professionals of the school), through different types of social groupings, cognitively and emotionally, whether it’ s a dyad, a small group, a class or a community ( Molinari et al.,

Is Articulate Storyline 360 a cost-effective tool for eLearning content development?

Swift eLearning Services

To develop an effective eLearning course, the ingredients required are Content, Avatar, Images, Audio and Video.… Articulate Storyline 360 is a powerful eLearning tool. Using this tool we can create interactive, engaging, gamified and customized eLearning courses compatible with mobile devices supporting touch screen gesture. So, why Articulate Storyline 360 is a cost effective tool?

5 tips to improve your e-learning

Your Training Edge

Thus, a community would be invented and students and teachers would be encouraged. Now, the prime task of this community would be discussing the topic related facts as many as they can. Audio Visual effect: in the online medium, you have a great weapon where you can mix the audio and visual. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development audio gamification gamification with narrative grouping visual

Audio Feedback on Student Assignments in Online Courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

Phil and his colleagues investigated the use of the audio commenting tool in Adobe Acrobat Pro to provide audio feedback on student assignments in an online course. The project started off on the right foot when 40% of students spontaneously emailed the instructor about the first occurrence of audio commenting with all of those emails expressing satisfaction with the technique. Humor, tone, encouragements and emphasis were much easier to interpret using the audio feedback.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Building Community The office park in which I work is right next to a big slab of conservation land. I dont think they were my original invisible community. Being a part of the Building a Better Blog community has given me that same thrill. Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:39 AM Labels: bb31days , Blogging , community 3comments: Cathy Moore said. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

FREE: Corporate eLearning Audio Script Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sarah Kesher, from the Grammy award winning audio production facility Sound80 , is looking for audio scripts. This is a GREAT opportunity for you to learn from an expert in audio scriptwriting. I'd also like to just comment that THIS is one of the many cool things about being part of The eLearning Guild community. She is giving a session at DevLearn 2011 titled Scriptwriting for Engaging eLearning.

eLearning Examples from Articulate Community Showcase

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

A jackpot of examples can be found at the Articulate Community Showcase. Inside this extensive list of examples are projects that ALSO contain a significant amount of instructional design , video production, audio production, script writing, graphic design, interface design, and user experience design. One of the questions I'm asked quite frequently is "Where can I see good eLearning examples?"

Things to Consider When Adding Multimedia to E-Learning Projects

Rapid eLearning

Create Audio and Video Resources. There are similar considerations for other multimedia such audio and video. Recording audio is easy and straightforward in most of the authoring tools. For simple audio, recording from the authoring tool is fine.

Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evolution of the LMS"

Learning Visions

I get to talk to really interesting people in the eLearning community and then share it with all of you. Listen to my audio interview with Ellen Wagner over at the Kineo websit e. I love my job. Is it work if it's fun? Last week I got the chance to chat with Ellen Wagner about the eLearning Guild's LMS 2009 Report: The Evolution of the LMS: From Management to Learning. The big story? The growing impact of Moodle and open source on the maturing LMS market.

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How to Get Your Training Presentation From Good to Great With Images, Audio, and Video


Audio. Adding Audio. Audio tip: Embedded sound clips offer a shortcut for helping English language learners. Brian Kuepper is the community manager at Mindflash, helping businesses grow and run more efficiently by targeting their internal training procedures. Photos, sound files and video clips are always great ways to liven up great presentations. For people creating training content, there’s an added bonus: adding media also helps boost retention.

Instructional Design, Crowdsourcing, Audio, Typography, Blogs, & Psych

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Design Community Weighs In - Wired. Customers post creative briefs directly to the community, which then competes to create a design that best fits the clients' needs. Using Audio Markers in Adobe Presenter - Audio Narration in E-Learning Content: Using Audio Markers - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. This post will cover how to integrate your audio-with-metadata files into Adobe Presenter. The Great ID Debate - eLearning Roadtrip.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction.