Press Play: 5 Tips for Writing Audio Scripts

SweetRush

Do you want to write blockbuster audio scripts that will make stars of your on-screen characters and have your audience reaching for popcorn and hoping for a sequel? If you’re already visualizing your acceptance speech, keep reading for our top five tips for writing audio scripts.

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Transcript Formats Explained

3Play Media

When we say format, we mean file format – transcript file formats to be precise. If you’re a video or audio content creator, or if video or audio are an important part of your marketing strategy, transcripts can be helpful to you. Basically, a transcript is a document displaying speech and sound information in text format. Before we step into the details of file formats, let’s briefly uncover the importance of using transcripts.

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Transcript Formats Explained

3Play Media

When we say format, we mean file format – transcript file formats to be precise. If you’re a video or audio content creator, or if video or audio are an important part of your marketing strategy, transcripts can be helpful to you. Basically, a transcript is a document displaying speech and sound information in text format. Before we step into the details of file formats, let’s briefly uncover the importance of using transcripts.

What makes audiolearning an effective learning tool!

Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy has partnered with Bookboon , the world‘s leading publisher of ebooks and audio learning for professionals. Audio content, avoiding the fatigue of the screen that has become omnipresent, is experiencing an unprecedented boom and its use is becoming part of everyone’s daily life.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. be referred back to at any time. organization and shared them in video format to help managers understand success. provide processing on video and audio content. you might think comes down to a format called.

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. 2005) Of course, this cognitively experienced sense of “being there” is a completely artificial construct, none more so when you consider audio podcasting. The number of samples contained in each second of audio is called the sample rate.

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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. However, storage limitations and exorbitant costs meant that a 10MB drive could cost over $2000, and could hold only about a minute of audio. Start of an audio revolution: Cubase 1.0 Processing the audio.

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Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

3Play Media

First and foremost, accessible elements such as captions and audio descriptions are the best way to make online videos accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing and to people who are blind or low vision. Provide Accessible Formatting.

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. You can export audio directly from your Articulate Presenter as a separate audio file for each slide or as a single audio file for the entire presentation. If you have a video or audio file you are embedding into the presentation, all you have to do is upload the video or audio file.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

In his text Podcasting hacks: tips & tools for blogging out loud , he considers that there are four elements you should critically examine: Podcast Structure : Analyze content for recurring or format elements used to keep the listener engaged with the podcast, and to motivate the listener to return for future elements. My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. It can digitize and compress an audio or video signal for transmission and convert an incoming signal to audio or video for reception. Audio actually uses its own codecs.

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.

Go Beyond Boring: Creating Scenario-based Learning That Engages Participants (Podcast)

Experiencing eLearning

Since the TLDC community has several D&D players, this version of the presentation has some references and examples related to D&D. You can listen to the audio (which should still be meaningful, even without the slides).

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

For more information about speed thinking, visit Ken’s website and refer to his book The Idea Generator. Ben categorises the limitations of m‑learning under three major banners: hardware (screen size, usability, information security), software (multiple operating systems, unsupported file formats, SCORM compliance) and culture (work/life balance and the digital divide). conference audio challenges e-learning enterprise 2.0

Avoiding Confusion During Reviews

Association eLearning

They’re blueprints for an eLearning course with explanations of what’s supposed to happen, proposed audio narration, approximately what the screens will look like, etc. They also provide identifying numbers that are used to refer to each individual screen throughout the project. Ask for a walkthrough of how to read the storyboard format. If a punch list is not provided, ask the course builder if there’s a certain program or format they’d like you to use.

Avoiding Confusion During Reviews

Association eLearning

They’re blueprints for an eLearning course with explanations of what’s supposed to happen, proposed audio narration, approximately what the screens will look like, etc. They also provide identifying numbers that are used to refer to each individual screen throughout the project. Ask for a walkthrough of how to read the storyboard format. If a punch list is not provided, ask the course builder if there’s a certain program or format they’d like you to use.

Mobile Learning: Taking Learning Where They Are

JCA Solutions

Real effective eLearning is formatted for, and leverages the capabilities of, the devices which will display it. Think about video, even if it means using software that takes audio and a visual presentation and converts it to video. Opt for using plenty of audio. Fonts, image sizes, and paragraphing all have to be formatted with that in mind. Make it a quick easy reference they can use on the fly and you will keep them engaged and working.

7 Ways to Organize Course Content to Make It More Memorable

LearnDash

Use text formatting options such as bold and italics to draw attention to important ideas or key terminology. Text formatting provides visual cues for your learners to aid them in memory recall. Your course will benefit from offering rich content in a variety of formats.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Allow your learners to access additional web-based reference material that complements course content. System Audio Recording and Editing Record your system's audio along with your audio narration.

How Do Publishers Benefit from Fixed-Layout ePUB Conversion?

Hurix Digital

However, it also made them think about streamlining the various aspects of their eBook production, the format being the most important. ePUB is the most favored eBook format in the publishing industry. Incorporation of audio, video, and text to speech feature.

Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience

G-Cube

For example, any reference to popular culture should be avoided in the text as well as design, including references from sports, slang or entertainment world. Developing text and design that has no or little reference to the source language is a difficult task for the developers, especially if they have limited knowledge of the new cultures and global regions being targeted.

Storyboarding

eLearning Brothers

A course outline or storyboard will help you to organize both the course content and your thoughts on interactivity (audio, video, graphics, interactions, etc.). Audio Scripting. Will or should you use audio in your course ? If using audio, will you also include written scripting for the leaner to read? Can the learner advance through the course even if the audio is still playing? Do the learners have audio capabilities? Printable Reference Materials.

Using Your E-book to Create an Online Course

LearnDash

There are several formats which you can choose from: Video. Audio. Each format has its pros and cons, and they also aren’t mutually exclusive. Audio courses are also good as the student can take the course on the go and listen anywhere but can easily get distracted, requiring them to play the audio back again and again. Make sure you include a transcript for any audio you use.

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Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format. I will outline the technical aspects of creating, recording, producing, and distributing podcasts at a later time, but for now, I want to investigate some aspects of audio delivered via podcast as a learning channel.

How Do Publishers Benefit from Fixed-Layout ePUB Conversion?

Hurix Digital

However, it also made them think about streamlining the various aspects of their eBook production, the format being the most important. ePUB is the most favored eBook format in the publishing industry. Incorporation of audio, video, and text to speech feature.

eLearning videos: The ultimate guide for successful video-based learning

TalentLMS

Get the content and format right, and videos are better at engaging learners and keeping them engaged for longer. When you create eLearning videos, the purpose of your video should determine the format. Script and storyboard – plan your visual and audio content and stick to it.

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

In this digital era, eBooks and consequently eBook readers have grown significantly in popularity and this makes the conversion of eBook formats of critical importance for publishers. Also Read: Converting PDF to ePUB | Which is the Better Format for ePublishing? . Rich Media Formats

10 Asynchronous learning examples

Ed App

As you know, you can send text or attach audio and video files to emails. All of these formats of information can be accessed by your learner. Asynchronous learning example #9 – Quick reference guides. Asynchronous learning example #10 – Recorded audio courses.

‘Art of Storyboarding’ Webinar – Highlights

Raptivity

The most important aspect of storyboarding is what goes in the storyboard, i.e. page numbers, text, audio, video, graphics/media, and programming instructions. Use style guides for standardizing language, formatting, style, and design of your storyboard as well the course. Here is one such style guide for your reference. · Team Raptivity recently hosted a successful webinar on ‘ The Art of Storyboarding ’ by Desiree Pinder - Executive Director/Founder of Artisan E-Learning.

What Is Transcription?

3Play Media

Perhaps you’ve found yourself in a situation where you’re eager to watch a video or listen to audio, but it’s not the time or place to do so. Transcription is the process in which speech or audio is converted into a written document. Transcription is a great option to make audio-only programs, such as podcasts and radio shows, more accessible to d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Transcript Formats. Level A standards require a transcript for all audio-content.

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Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

The format of the podcast should provide light and shade within a piece, allow details to emerge, and a story to develop. References : Burgoon, J. Tags: Audio content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring This post on podcasting for e-learning professionals will consider some aspects of narrative, and debunk an urban myth. The term pace has already entered this series of E-Learning Curve Blog articles about creating podcasts.

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

The number of schemas held in long-term memory is what differentiates experts from novices therefore, the focus of any instruction should be the formation and construction of schemas in the long-term memory. However, presenting audio and identical on-screen text results in redundant information being processed by the learner. Audio should be used to describe what’s happening on screen to be most effective. References.

Top 6 KITABOO Features that Support Asynchronous Learning

Kitaboo

Self-guided learners in a virtual learning setup need a range of different activities such as audio narratives, video presentations, interactive scenarios, and text-based modules to cater to their individual learning styles. Embed or link videos or audios directly or from YouTube and Vimeo.

Learning Content Development: The Agile Way With Xyleme

Infopro Learning

Incremental and Iterative: Agile focuses on incremental development in fixed iterations, also referred to as sprints. Create training content in different formats from one source. This essentially means that instructional designers can create content once and publish it to various modalities such as instructor-led training, web-based training , virtual classroom training, mLearning nuggets, eBooks, and many others formats, including responsive design outputs.

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24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

Virtual Instructor-Led Training sessions or VILT refers to training delivered in a virtual or simulated environment where the trainer and learner are at two different locations. This may include directions for breakout rooms, use of whiteboards, chats, and audio and video devices.

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Microlearning – Increasing Learning Engagement And Retention

G-Cube

Microlearning refers to a teaching technique that involves delivering content to the learners in small and specific bursts. In order to capture the complete attention of the learner, Microlearning resources are delivered in rich media formats that can be accessed on any device.

How to Turn Long-Form Content into Online Lessons

LearnDash

However, for some online educators, especially those who are trying to move in-person lectures into an online format, the situation is different. Many times, these content pieces are designed as informative reference pieces.

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Best Content Awards 2020

eLearning 24-7

Other examples of this type of content can be found in what I refer to as content aggregators – where it is a platform of sorts, that has partnership agreements with multiple 3rd party providers (min of two). Welcome!

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. You can export audio directly from your Articulate Presenter as a separate audio file for each slide or as a single audio file for the entire presentation. If you have a video or audio file you are embedding into the presentation, all you have to do is upload the video or audio file.

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6 Ways to Use Microlearning to Enable Learning in the Flow of Work

Tesseract Learning

PDF is one of the most common formats for microlearning. The latest authoring tools enable integrating audio files and video clips into flipbooks to enhance the impact. You can use PDFs, eBooks, and flipbooks as short learning guides or quick reference guides.