Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Provide audio feedback in response to the learner's drag-and-drop actions. HTML5 Support for Microsoft PowerPoint Import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish them directly to HTML5. In-course Web Browsing Enable more effective learning by embedding a browser interface within your courses. by Kevin Siegel.

5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version

Upside Learning

Just yesterday we released the new version of Upside2Go , our revolutionary mLearning platform. A first, major release since Upside2Go’s launch back in 2011, the new version takes mLearning delivery and performance support to a whole new level.

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. I need to record simple voice-only audio. Click File > Export Selected Audio.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Are audio descriptions like captions??. How to add audio descriptions.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. different version of your courses for the myriad. version for different audiences.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

Constant training will help them make effective conversations. TalkMaster is useful for e-learning developers, trainers, and instructors as they can enhance the course with audio features.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Tablet Learning, however, can be viewed as a separate category that serves as an effective stepping stone in the transition from eLearning to mLearning. We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started.

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The science of using audio in e-learning

From the Coleface

Next week I’ll be presenting at the eLearning Network on best practices for using audio in e-learning. One of the greatest advances since I was at university is Google, so I started by trying to answer three questions: Is e-learning with audio more effective than e-learning without audio? Are there certain types of audio that are more effective than others?

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#1 Killer of Effective Learning Development

LearnDash

There is literally nothing worse than having to go back to a course, LMS data, PowerPoint slides, videos, audio (the list goes on) in order to make updates because something is not conveyed correctly. Taking down the previous version of the course.

Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post is a demonstration outlining how to edit an audio file using the Audacity open-source non-linear sound editor. The demo is about six minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better. Now, you can actually edit the audio content.

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Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post about Podcasting for E-Learning covers editing and rendering multitrack audio using the open-source audio editor Audacity. The demo is about seven minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. More likely, if they dont have version control tools, its because they havent even thought about it. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels.

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 thats one version. So thats the second version. So youve got one version thats pretty rough around the edges and one version thats smooth and polished.

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6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You

Mindflash

This is a good thing, after all, because visually appealing, interactive, and engaging online training is more effective, right? In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective. Lesson: Narrate screens with audio.

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4 Ways to entice the Unwilling Learner: Solutions for effective learning

G-Cube

While designing the module, we adopted a variety of strategies to provide adequate relief to the learners – including extensive use of graphics, audio and multimedia. In addition we also created a separate version of the module – directed towards direct selling to the customer.

An e-learning chemistry lesson: how to mix text and audio

Good To Great

One of these is the enduring question of how to use text and audio within e-learning, which prompted some debate and some interesting experiment results. During Clive Shepherd’s session on media chemistry , we were separated into groups, each considering one particular element of online communication (text, images, audio, animation or video) and establishing its advantages and disadvantages. This opened up the discussion about the relationship between text and audio.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Mindflash.com Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Next upload your elements – this can be word documents, videos, audio, etc. While this makes sense if the archive is an older version and you are updating it, it seems an extra step, if you pulled the course because of whatever reason and it wasn’t because there is a new version online. I love Halloween. It is one of my favorite times of the year.

Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. It’s my version of a cheap trick that you can try too.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. Import your deck into another format, try sharing online – and the effects you sweated over three nights in a row are gone.

Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. It’s my version of a cheap trick that you can try too.

What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Now with the proliferation of digital cinema and insanely capable special effects and CGI tools, filmmakers can create anything on screen with a robust computer and plenty of time and tech skills. No need to make a miniature version of Jabba the Hutt’s desert hovercraft anymore.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

Friday, September 12, 2008 Connectivism: Week 1 With little time these days, Ill be auditing the auditors version of the 12 week Connectivism course happening now. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Do we really need narration?

Making Change

In one study , students who read silent text at their own pace finished more quickly and scored better on both retention and transfer tests than did students who used a narrated version of the materials. The studies on audio focused on transfer of knowledge.

Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

While experimenting with the graphics and video, I found that the content of the background graphic really drove the best position for the video player in order to get a pleasing effect. I really enjoyed creating the original proposal for my client, and this version, as well.

Turning tracks on and off makes asset comparisons easy!

TechSmith Camtasia

Now I don’t know about you, but I’ve found that I actually have to get the audio clip on my timeline and play it back with the video for context before I can give it a thumbs up or thumbs down. And if they want to compare two audio clips one right after the other?

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can also drop in new files, split audio, modify the volume (or amplitude), “top and tail” the recording, and add effects, before generating a rendered file which contains all of the modifications you made to your audio.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  First and foremost, Camtasia for Windows (version 9) and the Macintosh (version 3) are now very similar allowing you to share projects across platforms. in version 8, while awesome, were often hard to find for new eLearning developers.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Audio Recording and Editing. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). However, just placing the ability to record audio pre or post is not enough. There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Editing Audio. People want to edit their own audio, but here is the thing.

Built in States for Drag&Drop objects

Adobe Captivate

All the options on the Big Button Bar (horizontal toolbar) are dimmed with the exception of the Record button (for audio): no Text objects, no Shapes, no Higlight boxes (under Objects), no Media can be added to any state. Intro.

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How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

That might prove to be penny wise and pound foolish, if the learning requirement demands a more efficient and effective solution. Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

TTS can also be effective as the voice of an avatar or guide, like the Ben character from MediaSemantics above. 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. NaturalSoft makes the NaturalReader software that comes in several versions, including a free one.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player. Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Audio Description. Watch our Intro to Audio Description webinar to learn more!).

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"TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" Workbook Nearly Finished

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Camtasia version 9 is an awesome upgrade to Camtasia and I give it two hearty thumbs up! Record, import, and edit audio. Add Zoom and Pan Effects. I'm excited to announce that my newest book, "TechSmith Camtasia 9: The Essentials" has gone to my beta team for testing and proofreading. I expect the book to be available for purchase in a few short weeks. You'll be able to purchase the book direct from my website or resellers such as Amazon.com.)