7 Components of High-Quality Online Content


To keep the learner engaged, vary the format of these interactions. Completing a project using one of these formats can take the place of a traditional test. A varied presentation format is a great way to have successful learners!

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

However, the audio is not coming working. When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format. Captivate only uses the wav and mp3 file format. The audio worked fine.

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Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]


Some prefer visual material, others written and others prefer audio or a combination of those. Today, we are so excited to announce our new and revamped Audio Player , that will take your audio upload and management to the next level! Soundwave View of the Audio Player.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

While free or freemium content, subscription-based sales, open authorship, and security all are growing needs in the education publishing market, the challenge that most common among publishers is delivering content on multiple devices in multiple device formats.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. organization and shared them in video format to help managers understand success. provide processing on video and audio content. invest time and money in high-quality video. you might think comes down to a format called.

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.

Essential Tools You Need to Record Audio for eLearning

JCA Solutions

Audio for eLearning is Only As Good As the Tools You Use. We have to have not just pictures and words, but captivating audio and video as well. Without audio for eLearning courses, today’s courseware will not be very engaging or effective. Audio Technica AT-2020USB.

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6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning


Audio can be a useful tool to add life to and explain your content. However, too much audio in the wrong place could make your content sink, not sing. In this article, we’ll show you some great ways to use audio and share inspiring demos of where audio rocks.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, the audio is not coming working.   When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format. Captivate only uses the wav and mp3 file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?    In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. The audio worked fine. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

Well-designed, planned, narrated and produced audio content has the facility to engage the audience and transport the listener, providing the right cognitive environment for learning or entertainment or whatever goal the podcast seeks to achieve.

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Five Essential Elements of High Quality E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

Images, text, videos, animations, and audio – all these elements comprise content. You can use formative assessments and summative assessments in e-learning. Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning. E-learning should help course takers learn.

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. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. You can add high-quality screen captions and annotations, all for free.

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Audio for Podcasting: Hard Disk Recording

The E-Learning Curve

When digital audio first appeared, tape-based digital recorders using Digital Audio Tape (DAT) were the only viable system for recording the relatively large amount of data required by a digital audio recording system. Start of an audio revolution: Cubase 1.0

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A Checklist to Deliver Quality Assured E-learning Courses

CommLab India

One of the biggest mistakes an e-learning professional can commit is NOT allocating sufficient time for a thorough quality check of the course and hurrying toward its launch. He is only interested in the quality of the e-learning course. Is audio synced with the onscreen elements?

Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio.

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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. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format. And as more consumer sites continue to move to the Flash video format, it's even more likely that your audience will have an appropriate player.

Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound


This topic is discussed by Cathy Moore and describes an employer who values course quantity over quality. Basic is described as “including content pages, text, graphics, perhaps simple audio, perhaps simple video, test questions” and typically refers to PowerPoint to eLearning conversion.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

Today, I'm going to talk about digital audio, and the basic hardware and software you'll need to begin creating your own podcasts. In the last five years however, the price of recording audio has gone down, while the quality of consumer recording devices has increased exponentially.

Tips for Making a Successful Corporate Video That Will Impress Your Clients

Your Training Edge

A high-quality video should have an organized message. Use the Right Format. Whichever video you choose, ensure it is high quality. Pair every idea in the video with colored and high-quality visual images.

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A Recipe for Success: Recording Clear Audio for Your E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

The ability to record and edit audio is becoming easier and easier due to user-friendly technology. Most computers are sold with software preloaded that makes audio recording a snap. Here is the recipe we use for our in-house audio recording. 1 clean audio script (See below).

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

This ensures that the sound source and playback options are set correctly as well as bit-rate, quality indicators and so on. Checking the Audacity preferences is very important step and should be done before you begin editing any audio. Set Audio Input & Outputs.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

Most important is the audio waveform itself. The waveform is a graph showing the amplitude (loudness) of the audio signal over time. There are two types of audio file in Figure 3: a stereo file which is typically used for music, and a mono file, which we use for narration.

Best Practices for Voice-Over


Oftentimes, the subject matter experts record audio themselves. ” Two hundred words typically equals 1 minute of produced audio, so if you are trying to keep the multimedia clip short, you may need to trim the script. We also recommend to compress the file to an.mp3 format.

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Articulate Storyline 360 Adds a Closed Captioning Feature

3Play Media

With Storyline’s new closed captions feature you can seamlessly add captions to both video and audio. To get started, you’ll need to create a caption file for your video or audio. Once you have your video or audio file, it’s time to submit it for captioning!

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Audio/Video Support – HTML5 has added new video and audio tags that can play video/audio in a browser without a plugin but it doesn’t officially support any video or audio format. On the other hand, Flash supports FLV/FV4 formats and those are not browser dependent.

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.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. JPEG: (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Possible to reduce the size and quality of the original image.

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Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

A good quality video can be a very helpful resource for workplace learning. 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. Now that you've edited the video for length and quality, it's time to distribute it to the learners. You will have to judge what level of quality is worthwhile. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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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.

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Selling Courses Online – $0 to $13,000 / Month

Academy of Mine

They spent the time to develop a high quality course content and they spent a long time promoting the course. Then at pre-deteermined times they will login and take a course (in chat format) with an instructor who will walk them through the class using both text, video examples, photographs or other links that help them make their point. You’ll need good quality cameras, actors, microphones and an assortment of other production gear and personnel.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video Format and File Type. **If There are many different video formats you could export your finished video into. This codec produces an MP4 , which typically delivers the best quality, with smallest file size. AVI (Audio Video Interleave – Microsoft).WMV Audio.

Creating e-content faster: Helping SMEs do more than just ‘information overload’


Utilize formats that SMEs are familiar with: Most SMEs work a lot on formats such as MS PowerPoint or MS Word. These formats can quickly be transformed into SCORM complaint e-learning using rapid authoring tools. Formats can be created in PPT or Word for the SME to fill in.

How to Use Video to Enhance Your Online Course


Video content is one such indicator of a high-quality course. Learners see video and think “quality,” and that is a selling point in itself. While you can certainly write down your scenarios, presenting them in a video format makes them more accessible and appealing to learners. This is probably because video is such an intuitive format for conveying instructions. Videos provide a flexible format for micro content.

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Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Project assessment to determine frequently used vocabulary, register, file format, etc. Extracting of the text from its original file format in (InDesign, PPT, etc). Transcribing (if it is not already done) the audio script for recording to include time stamp. Audio Client Review. All graphics/visuals will be formatted into the target language. Localization engineers will sync audio files to the animations, ensuring all files are running properly.

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. Loquendo is a multilingual text to speech engine with high-quality voices that even provide emotional emphasis. mp3 formats and comes with two or four voices. Other Audio Articles: Bouncy, bubbly or British?