Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio. For some, this may actually be a preferred way of syncing events to audio. Audio timings are set with the Lectora audio editor. Import Audio as an FLV File.

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Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town.

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Screencast of the Week - Tom Green Bends Flash Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Tom made a screencast for Layers Magazine - The How-To Magazine For Everything Adobe about 'Bending Flash Video in After Effects'. His audio and the pace of the screencast was good - I felt like I was looking over Tom's shoulder and learning from him. This week's Screencast of the Week comes from the wonderful Mr. Tom Green. You can read the article and see his screencast here , or click the screenshot below.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite.

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Responsive Videos

Upside Learning

Videos have always been effective where high-fidelity content is required. And with most platforms now failing to support Flash, videos have also become a technical means of including media-rich, vector-based, closely audio-synched animations (or for that matter any other type of animation) into multi-device eLearning. eLearning Responsive Videos

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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.

Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio. Part III of this tutorial series explains the production steps for recording, editing, processing and encoding video for use in Adobe Captivate eLearning lessons. The talent should be positioned as far away from the background as possible, while still providing the desired frame for the video. by John Gillmore and Bucky Dodd.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

I’ve also used Audacity , a free audio creation and editing tool, as well as various video encoding and editing tools. It allows the user to include audio, simple interactive animations, quizzes, and flash video. If you don’t need the SCORM encoding, another option is iSpring , a free tool that will convert a PowerPoint to flash video.

Using Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Video is really taking off in the eLearning world and can add to the effectiveness of content. However, when using video there are many things to think about. Typical steps to get video into an online course: Script the video on paper. Record (sound and audio). A big challenge when using video is to keep a high-level of quality but not have the files size too big. There are various techniques that help when compressing and deploying video.

Basic Features Your Next Multimedia Authoring Tool Must Have

CommLab India

Audio Capabilities: A successful eLearning course takes different learning styles (kinesthetic, audio, visual) into consideration. In this respect, you would need a tool with audio capabilities. Some of the common audio features that are sought after include capabilities to: Embed audio files. Trigger audio in interactions. Set audio quality. Record audio narration. Perform audio editing. Store audio files in a library. Flash.

5 Screencasting Tools for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

ScreenFlow for Mac users, easily records your screen and features great video editing options when you need to create a professional video for your online course. Easily record your PowerPoint presentations, upload your videos to the web, and export into various formats. CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your Windows computer and create bandwidth-friendly streaming flash videos.

MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal

CommLab India

Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. These videos went a long way in imparting good training to its staff. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices. How can e-learning developers make videos developed in Flash mobile-compatible? Those videos need to be converted to the MP4 format. Unlike Flash, MP4 is a universal format.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Audio. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. Video.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

Audio capabilities. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. The eLearning Guild reported that authoring tool users were seeking a few audio capabilities in authoring tools such as: Embedding audio files. Triggering audio in interactions. Setting audio quality. Recording audio narration. Performing audio editing. Storing audio files in a library. Exporting recorded audio to MP3. Flash.

How to build your online teaching brand?

Pinlearn

If students have difficulties using all of your fancy digital tools, flash videos, and audio effects, tools will become a liability than improving your user experience. You can adapt small things like adding appealing images, changing the UI/UX, adding eye-catchy thumbnails for your videos, organizing your courses, etc. Even if your courses are in written form of text, you need to provide instructional videos to your students.

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10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Using a multimedia computer, they were able to utilize video, audio, graphics and animation programs so that they can better interact with the computer''s interface. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. Developers who worked with it discovered just how flexible Flash is.

Mobile E-Learning Development: Three Important Questions to Ask

E-learning Uncovered

Your client will often have Flash video, audio recordings, or who knows what in a potentially wide variety of formats. After attending the recent DevLearn 2012 conference and working with clients on mobile e-learning development, I’ve come to believe that the questions you ask (or don’t ask) can be much more important than the solutions you develop. Here are the questions I find most important to ask when working with a client on a new mobile e-learning course.

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Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

CommLab India

These tools help present the course content through text, scenarios, avatars, interactivities, animations, video, audio, etc. Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash, known for its rich animations that work very well on various browsers, is a wonderful tool to build excellent online software trainings quickly and effectively. Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of e-learning courses.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Record audio. Import audio. Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold. Import video file. Insert Flash video placeholder. Insert video place holder. Show Audio Management panel. Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table.

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Elearning applications

eFront

CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). MLOAT - (Authoring Tool) Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Audacity is an open source audio editor. I usually record my audio directly in the rapid elearning tools. However, if I have a larger project, then I like to break my production up into chunks and keep my audio separate. It’s an easy-to-use video editor. There are other free applications, and of course if you use a Mac, you have your own video editor. In either case, it’s easy to shoot video with a simple digital camera and edit it without a lot of expense.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 15, 2006 Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience I really like how they did this. Talk about "embedding video in the experience". on2.com creates the codec used in the Flash Player 8. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

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Articulate has me lost for words

Clive on Learning

And, last but not least, Articulate is much better equipped for rich media: incorporate Flash videos in your slides, perform simple video edits and conversions using the new Video Encoder, edit audio, output to podcasts or for mobile delivery. I've been a user of Articulate Studio now for about three years.

M is for Media

Clive on Learning

I'm now convinced it's media - simple, linear audio and video. Leslie demonstrated how easy it was to narrate a PowerPoint presentation, export it as an MP4 video and play it back on a video iPod. I thought about Captivate, but that only exports Flash movies (SWFs). I thought about using special video converters to get to the output formats I wanted, but I was worried about what all this processing would do to the quality.

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Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Flash Widgets One of my biggest issues with Captivate as a serious eLearning tool, up to now, has been the limited feature set and the difficulty in extending that feature set. It has long been known that we can add Flash video and interactive swf content into Captivate, but doing so is not as simple as we would like, and there is no easy way to communicate data between the imported content and the host Captivate movie.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Apparently some people find video hard to present in SharePoint. I use flash video all the time in SharePoint. Flash takes too long to learn, and Flash-based apps are inflexible” • Driver – “majority of courses are glorified (or not) PowerPoint slides because of tool limitations (in part). bestbuy 401k video on YouTube: great example of informal, user-created learning [link]. • Combinations of text/audio/images all better.