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Tips for Recording Audio in Learning Content on a Budget

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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.


Audio and Video Transcription Tools Help Create More Content

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Tips When Working With Audio in Articulate Storyline

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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


9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content

eLearning Brothers

Steve is a freelance blogger and content writer for He loves writing about education, content creation, and learning techniques. With so many courses being created on a daily basis, it’s not surprising that some content will be better than others.


Mobile Learning Via Audio

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5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content?


eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I was surprised by how good the audio was considering the poor experiences I've had with most built-in microphones in the past.


How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Whether it’s unwanted static, an echo, or ambient room noise, bad audio can distract your learners from the content in your e-learning course and prevent them from clearly receiving your message.


Uses for Audio in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

First, the audio narration slowed me down. I felt I could’ve skimmed a text version of the content and retained just as much. 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.


Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness


It is fact that communication impact is based primarily on three factors – visual, vocal and type of content. For shorter communication span of 2-5 minutes, visual factor is the most important and type of content is the least.


Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?


With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. These learning objects are then reused to create further learning content. Blog Content Repurposin


Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

Research your target audience – Knowing your audience before designing content and delivery methods is an absolute must. Responsive content development framework to deliver learning to multiple-devices.


How to Control Layer’s Audio in Storyline?

CommLab India

In Articulate Storyline, developers often face this problem: the audio in different layers overlap when the option “hide other slide layers” is unchecked, leading to confusion. Here are the simple steps to control layer audio in a “click on tabs” interactivity.


Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Clive on Learning

They're interested in the content, not the container. 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.


How to Add Content and Audio to Object States in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

To create this intertactivity, we can insert tab content and audio in the respective slide layers. Here, the content and audio are inserted in the states of the tabs. Step 3: Insert the content and audio for Step 1 in the Selected state of Step 1.


How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?


One of the major factors affecting LMS success is an obvious one – the Content. They realize that it is imperative to provide relevant and varied content on the LMS, to increase its impact as well as align it to the needs of the learners.


5 Ways to Handle Boring eLearning Content Like a Pro

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever been tasked with building eLearning games or courses, only to find that your soul source of material is a collection of lifeless, boring eLearning content? I achieved this through (brace yourself Instructional Design World), not focusing on the content.


How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning


Let’s get one thing out of the way right from the start and answer the question, “Should you use audio narration in your e-learning courses?” There are two ways to go when recording audio narration. Here are some tips to get the most out of recording audio yourself.


Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. Considering there are over 120 content authoring tool products in the space, being one of the top ten – puts you IMO – as best of the best. Built in audio, image and video tools, enables this to be a one stop service, thus eliminating the need to use Camtasia and alike. .


5 Ways to Use Your Mobile Device to CREATE Content

ATD Learning Technologies

Just as we use mobile devices to push learning and information to people, we can use them to create learning and information, such as audio and video elements. Here are five ways you use your mobile device to create content for an upcoming learning solution.


4 Ways to Make Your Audio In Your Courses Better


When it comes to creating audio for eLearning, there are a lot of factors to consider. There is the software to record your audio, the microphone and other hardware to capture your voice. And of course, your audio editing skills. What else can you do to make your audio better?


3 Common Mistakes in Translating Online Course Audio Scripts

CommLab India

We all know that good audio narration goes a long way in enhancing the efficacy of an e-learning course. It complements onscreen content and reduces cognitive load on the learner. Today, let us look at three common mistakes in translating an e-learning audio script.


The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). I absolutely hate this – as it has damaged the content authoring tool space. Lack of easy to use – You would think, rapid content authoring tool – i.e. “rapid”, means you need it quickly – at least for some folks. Screen capture, audio editing.


A Narrative Approach to e-Learning: Have we had enough of it?


Along with Text and Visuals, Audio forms the backbone of e-learning delivery. According to the popular handbook to e-learning design – E-learning and the Science of Instruction – ‘presenting words in audio rather than onscreen text results in significant learning gains.’


6 tips for making your e-learning content look current


In this ongoing series of posts, kickstarted with our “ 10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators “, we try to provide you with the required know-how for improving the look and feel of your e-learning content. Best practices content elearning tips


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Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets.


Training Content Categories Bible: From Text To Tests And Everything In Between


If learners are bored or fail to retain information, a likely culprit is the training content itself. Let’s start with the basics: What Is Training Content? This means training content can take a variety of forms, including text, static visual and video, audio, and interactive elements.


Consider Audio for Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Tomorrow’s learning professionals need to learn how to create engaging media content in a way that truly aids learning. And video isn’t their only alternative—consider the audio option. Click here to read full version


Seven Tips to Ensure Localization-friendly E-learning Content

CommLab India

Localization is not just about the language, but customizing the learning content to suit the geographic, ethnic, and cultural sensibilities of learners. Neutralize your Source Course Content. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.


Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience


In simple terms, with RWD, the on-screen content automatically changes layout depending on the screen size and resolution it is being displayed on. For developers though, mobile learning has always posed the problem of creating mobile content that is compatible across all user devices.


How To Develop Content That Engages, Leads & Inspires?


Learning content can be made engaging through interactivities or experiences built within. Tell a story using one or multiple mediums – Text, Graphics or Audio-Visuals.


Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5


To further increase the mobile experience of users, enterprises need to re-evaluate the existing process of creating and distributing content. HTML is a flexible language that provides the infrastructure to allow content to be readily displayed on any screen. Unlike content found in files, HTML content flows and reformats to each form factor, avoiding the pinching, zooming, and side scrolling when viewing PDFs.


Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

Visual Lounge

Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. In fact, audio quality can directly affect how viewers respond to your video. With that being said, we’ve created a series about working with audio, which we hope you find helpful.


The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

User-generated content (UGC) is not a novel concept, but most of us in the corporate sector have barely scratched its surface. However in the past 6 months improvements have plateaued despite improving the content and structure of the training workshops.


Best Practices for Voice-Over


As psychologist Richard Mayer points out in his book, Multimedia Learning , combining narration with visuals will help to increase learning and long-term retention of content. Oftentimes, the subject matter experts record audio themselves. Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand.