Adobe Captivate: Replacing PowerPoint Slides But Keeping the Audio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The developer had imported a 60-slide PowerPoint presentation into Captivate and then added audio to each of the Filmstrip slides. In this instance, he was given a completely different presentation (the same audio was going to be used, but each slide visual was going to change).

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

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. Bottom line, for use in the 360training authoring system, you need a tool that will export your audio file in MP3 format.

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. Audacity is probably the most popular of the free audio editors.

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


Content becomes more important for longer communication like written communication such as email or test documents. Send an Agenda and any supporting documents before the conference call with the expectation that participants familiarise themselves with the material.

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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 [.].

Development Tips: Audio and Video with HTML5 by Mark Lassoff

Learning Solutions Magazine

The promise of HTML5 has been well-documented. HTML5 – audio and video. Often called a Flash-killer, many find the current. reality of HTML5 less than awe inspiring. Mark discusses two of the most talked-about features of.

A Graphic, Audio Narration, and the Quest for Better eLearning


It is difficult, if not impossible, for us to simultaneously read text on a slide, look at a graphic, and listen to an audio narration. So, if you want to improve learning, remove that text from your slide, and put it in the audio script. Put All Your Text in the Audio Script.

Lets try audio

Moodle Journal

How do students feel about audio feedback? So how can you record the audio feedback? Depending upon your own approach to providing feedback, whether you read the whole document first or comment a section at a time, moving over to audio really makes little difference.

The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

Be nice to techies

Learning with e's

From 1976 to 1981, I was employed in my first job as an Audio Visual Technician where my role was to support lecturing staff. Occasionally I also worked in the print room, creating the documents that would later be published in-house.

Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

Simply have it say "press the printer icon to print", throw in a video transition, and voila there's the printed document. At times you'll want to take video from another shot and mix it in with another audio track. If you can barely hear the narrator, you can use audio editing software like Adobe Audition or Soundbooth to fix it. Audio Video Captivate Adobeby Jonathan Shoaf. A good quality video can be a very helpful resource for workplace learning.

An eLearning Design Checklist with Development in Mind

eLearning Brothers

Better yet, tired of being in the middle of developing your work when you realize you didn’t think something through or document it? Here is a comprehensive checklist of things you should be thinking through and documenting for each page of your course design. Audio Elements.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The deliverables of this phase are: Approach Document. Documents including the following information: Understanding the requirements based on the identified training needs. A design document is created and shared with the stakeholders. Scripting the audio and dialogues.

Text to Speech: Is it the Right Option for Your Course?

E-learning Uncovered

I recently used a text to speech program to create the audio for a course. A text to speech program can use text from such things as word processing programs, Internet sites,pdf documents, and even scanned documents (depending on the program) and create an electronic audio file such as a.wav or.mp3 that you can use in our online courses. You need the audio quickly? Then you can spend less than $100 and get audio for your course.

How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

We’ll need to get a revised and approved new script, schedule and record the voice talent, and then match the audio to the appropriate scenes. Documentation. Document the specifics so you can provide clients with a “cheat sheet” for development timing when a project begins.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity. A document can be opened into a window, which represents a paper copy of the document placed on the desktop.

Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend


Virtual classrooms are deployed via conferencing tools, which provide opportunities for web-based, audio as well as video communication. All documents created or shared on the whiteboard can be saved by the learners as well as the instructor for future reference or learning.

How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Did you know Articulate Storyline provides an option to publish eLearning courses into a Word document? This feature is also useful while translating the course, since the exported Word document can be sent directly to the translation vendor.

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4 Priorities For Your Voice Over Recording

eLearning Brothers

When making a clean and crisp eLearning video, you have several choices for audio styles and recording setups. For our live-action video, we have two types of visual situations with audio that runs throughout. We had to make a choice about how we were going to record that audio.

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Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective


Text-based documents can be sent, shared and stored in a mobile device. Audio learning capsules, such as podcasts, can also be developed that provide re-enforcements as and when necessary.

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Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


A story can be told using different mediums – text, graphics or audio-visuals – as well as a combination of any or all of the above. Instead of simple text explanations, the different sections can be explained through animations (like fade-in/fade-out) and audio.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization.

Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

E-learning Uncovered

MP3 and WAV are both popular audio file types that work with the four major e-learning authoring tools. If you’re not sure which audio file type to use, check out this article , which describes the differences among the major types. Indicate your naming preferences for each audio file.

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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Voiceover for vision disability accessibility: We recorded voiceover content to help explain complex conceptual issues and maintained transcripts of the audio to include on every related page in each course. 3) Provide a Transcript for Voiceover Audio.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

It also seems appropriate when there isn’t time or budget for recording and syncing visuals and audio, particularly for dummy audio when you need to show sponsors and SMEs how the media elements of an online program will be integrated prior to the recording. Their engine can be used by developers in a variety of ways, but they also have an online pay-as-you-go service, called Pronuncia , to use the engine for recording audio files. Audio Recording: Going In-house.

12 Tips to Keep E-learning Translation Costs Under Control

CommLab India

Focusing on images and graphics will reduce the audio narration costs involved in e-learning translation. Include Audio and Videos Cautiously. In e-learning translation, audio may be necessary in some instances, but it can be reduced to just the important bits to bring down costs.

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E-learning Outsourcing: The 5-step Development Process

CommLab India

A Storyboard is the blueprint, the guiding document for content, visuals, audio, and interactive elements. It contains all the elements to be included in the “actual” course, such as assessments, Graphical User Interface (GUI), interactivities, and audio.

Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight


Video/Audio based learning solutions: Video and audio align very well to the mobile platform. Similarly, audio can also be utilized to create mobile learning solutions. To encourage increased sharing behaviour, video/audio sharing can also be included.

Here are Three Free Apps that May Come in Handy

Rapid eLearning

Because we tend to have a lot of documents for each project it’s easy to lose sight of what’s there. Some people create a master document with links to all of the other docs. However, it’s a pain to dig around finding links and adding them to the master document.

10 Rules To Follow For Fruitful Inclusion Of Multimedia In E-Learning


Multimedia has been effectively utilized in learning and its benefits for classroom learning are well documented. Personalization Principle – Audio is often a worthy accompaniment to all e-learning courses.

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How to Edit Videos: Shot List

Visual Lounge

A shot list is a document that maps out exactly what will occur and what will be used in that particular shot, or scene, of the film. Once you’ve decided your camera work, it’s important to address how you will be picking up the audio, may that be through a boom mic or a voice-over.

Using Raptivity with Captivate

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The first place to go is the ‘Using Raptivity Output with Other Tools’ document which you will find under the resources page of Raptivity website. The Captivate integration steps – if you are trying to work around audio issues – are found here.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For users with hearing impairment, add text equivalents for audio elements. For example, when delivering narrative audio, it is important to provide captions at the same time. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. Make sure that audio in your Adobe Captivate projects does not prevent users from hearing the screen reader. Document methods of accessibility for users.

Are You Ready to Translate Your E-Learning?

ATD Learning Technologies

My client’s “transcript” refers to the MS Word document created when you publish to MS Word from Articulate Storyline. I sent this document along with the original English Storyline file to the vendor I use. narration script for audio. documents.

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9 Essential Instructional Designer Skills


While certainly not an exhaustive list, today’s new and improved instructional designer must play the roles of: Writer: In many cases, courses are derived from technical documentation, various word documents, PowerPoint slides, and so on.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For users with hearing impairment, add text equivalents for audio elements. For example, when delivering narrative audio, it is important to provide captions at the same time. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. Make sure that audio in your Adobe Captivate projects does not prevent users from hearing the screen reader. Document methods of accessibility for users.

How Much Should eLearning Cost?

Bottom-Line Performance

On the other hand, a course full of animations, videos, audio, and other bells and whistles might be overkill if the concept is simple. Assume $10,000 as a baseline, starting amount: Available Content: All of the content for the course is already in a document; we just need to organize. $0.

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