Do You Hear That? It’s Your eLearning Course Sounding Better

eLearning Brothers

Quality audio is more important than you realize. There are several things you can do on your own to secure better quality audio without having to spend loads of money. Just because you can record audio with a device doesn’t mean that audio is sufficient. The two biggest less-than-desirable audio recording device culprits are laptop mics and cell phones. The key is to get the best audio you can to begin with.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Checking the Audacity preferences is very important step and should be done before you begin editing any audio. Set Audio Input & Outputs. Select the Audio I/O tab from the choices across the top of the Preferences Dialog box. In this case, I’m selecting the SigmaTel sound card, which takes input from the microphone that I’m going to use to record some voiceover narration. The Quality tab is where you’ll set the quality of your audio.

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8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

Capytech

Even to video professionals, the difference in perceivable quality between a compressed video and a full-sized video when watched on a mobile device is marginal. Compressing them will reduce the file size, which will reduce download times and put less strain on learners’ phones while playing.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. Developers of elearning must know a bit about image sizing and file sizes and be able to edit disparate images so that they look like they belong in the same module. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Working in elearning taps into many skill sets.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Make sure the audio and visuals work together. Instead, the audio and visual elements should complement each other, enhancing the learning experience and improving the learner’s grasp of the topic. Make sure the audio quality is excellent.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio. With Camtasia (which is our favorite video editing program), you can import all of your video assets and audio. Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players.

Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden

Mindflash

Here, we’ll focus on enhancing the learning experience with (great) audio , as pure text or graph-based learning can be, well, excruciatingly mind-numbing. So, what is audio “good for”? Yes, there are instances when you do not need any audio at all in your eLearning. Out of the seven horrible mistakes you’re likely making with eLearning , two-and-a-half out of the seven mistakes are audio-related: 1. No audio. And, can audio enhance that learning experience?”.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

Anthony makes great use of many of Camtasia Studio's features like multiple audio tracks, PIP, screen recording, zoom & pans, transitions, captions etc. I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week! I heard from Anthony Osborn, at Red Gate Software about a recent screencast they made. This video is just a little different. in a good way for many reasons!

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Microphone. Whether for your mobile device, input directly into your camera or computer, a microphone will improve the overall quality of you your video. In fact, most people can live with a little bit of grainy video as long as the audio sounds good.

ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It looks like Joe had the only microphone clipped to his shirt and Robert went without. If you don't have compelling images or creative editing skills then simply stick with audio. Video makes for a HUGE file size even if it is streaming, so make it worth the wait. On my flight to San Francisco I watched the ScobleShow for the first time on my iPod.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. Don’t forget the audio! Luckily, you don’t need a professional recording studio to achieve good voice-over audio.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio is open source, free software, to create AVI videos of all audio and video activity on your screen. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. built-in help file. can add graphics from your local drive for annotating files. the ability to export in a wide variety of file types for publishing.

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio. Built in microphones on mobile devices are very limited. Make sure there are no cars driving by or buzzing from lights – anything that can interfere with the audio signal. Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

It can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their original size, although some detail is lost in the compression. . If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.