Formative Assessments in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Broadly speaking, there are two main kinds of assessments – formative and summative. Formative assessments are more student centric as they focus on how students receive information instead of focusing on how trainers deliver it. Formative assessments in e-learning.

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Formatting Tips for Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

A few formatting guidelines can make our scripts clearer and easier to use. Formatting Tips. Table Format. Dialog Format. If possible, provide an audio link to the pronunciation of word. Table Format. Dialog Format.

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How to insert video and audio into Google Slides

BrightCarbon

An easy way to bring movement and dynamism to your slides is by adding audio or video. In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to insert audio and video into Google Slides and give you some examples where using video can enrich your presentations and increase audience engagement.

Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past I have posted several articles about audio.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. positively to screen-capture videos and usually watch.

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.

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.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for ePublishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid content digitization have completely transformed the epublishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. PDF (Portable Document Format). Best Formats for Publishing eBooks.

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

learnWorlds

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.

Upcoming Webinars: From Captioning and Audio Description to the Legal Landscape in Digital Accessibility

3Play Media

We’ll be diving into the nuts and bolts of both captioning and audio description. In this webinar, Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder Josh Miller will address how 3Play Media can help make your videos fully accessible, searchable, and more engaging for all viewers.

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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.

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.

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. Bottom line, for use in the 360training authoring system, you need a tool that will export your audio file in MP3 format.

25 Brand New Video Tutorials for Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

We have published 25 new video tutorials covering the basic, advanced, and new workflows in Captivate 2017. In these videos, you will learn how to create your first eLearning project, simulation, responsive project, PowerPoint-based project, video demonstration, quiz, etc.

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Ten or fifteen years ago, video was used by most organizations for training.

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Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes

G-Cube

Video-based learning is not exactly a new way of learning that has been explored recently. With the onset of mobile technologies, video-based content can now be easily accessed and can provide effective just-in-time learning. This will help getting the video too long as well.

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Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

While these courses include a broad range of subjects, and are present on various different platforms, one thing that almost all MOOCs have in common is the emphasis on conveying content to the learner through video. The choice of the video is not evident.

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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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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

Though initially created purely to entertain, power of videos to influence and teach soon became evident. As video-making evolved, so did the increase in its utility as a medium of instruction and learning. Evidently, the pedagogic use of film and video has been well established.

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6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning

Elucidat

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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How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora

Trivantis

Part I: How to Add Closed Captions to Video Files. Step A: Insert Your Video File into Lectora/Lectora Online. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File. Save and produce your video as an MP4.

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How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format.

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How to Add Events to Audio and Video in Lectora and Lectora Online

Trivantis

Lectora® and Lectora® Online make it easy to synchronize events—add actions—to audio and video playback. This blog will show you step-by-step how to synchronize events to audio and video files within Lectora and Lectora Online titles. Step 2: Insert Audio or Video File.

Opening up #learning: Forms and formats

Learning with e's

Following on from my previous post , I was asked what was the difference between new forms of learning and new formats of learning. With the advent of educational television in the middle of the last century, students were offered the affordances of audio commentary and visual cueing.

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VIDEO LEARNING

Raptivity

Let’s take the case of video learning. What is video learning anyway? Jadin, Gruber and Batinic say that “Video-based e-lectures offer interactive learning and more vivid and personalized forms of self-regulated learning.” link] Bill Tucker in his article on Flipped Classrooms writes “Videos of lectures viewed prior to class make up what is now being coined the ‘Flipped Classroom.’ link] By Michel Horn Summer 2013 Are others using video learning successfully?

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for e-Publishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid digitization have completely transformed the e-publishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. But both having their advantages and drawbacks, choosing the right format can be a tough task for publishers. PDF (Portable Document Format). However, to view a PDF format on your computer, you need to install a specialized software, Acrobat Reader.

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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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Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

It’s no surprise that the use of video in corporate training continues to gain in popularity among corporate Learning and Development departments. People respond to video. Combining moving pictures with audio in a compelling way draws people into the subject.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity. In this YouTube video, Rod Summers demonstrates how to edit a piece of analog magnetic tape.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

It is a well-known and accepted fact that videos improve the effectiveness of online learning. There are many ways of creating a video-based learning module. Short video-based learning nuggets. Incorporating real-life images and videos. Animated videos.

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

Have you invested a heap of money and sweat into creating videos for users of your LMS? Are you thinking about creating such videos but are afraid they will land many more places on the internet than just your site? This method of video delivery known as “” complicates [3].

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How to Use Video to Enhance Your Online Course

LearnDash

Prove the value of your course to learners by including video content. Video content is one such indicator of a high-quality course. But it’s just one of several key reasons behind why you should use video in your e-learning course. Video raises the production value of your course. Yes, creating video takes more time than simply writing out a script. And by creating video content, you signal commitment to your course. Add a simple video bumper.

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Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link]. In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content. Whether you are teaching people through online content or training internal coworkers, the use of video to share knowledge is becoming an expectation. Top video stats (from our research). Tag your video.

Enhance Learning with Video-Based Quizzes

LearnDash

Despite all of the great advancements in technology today, learning new concepts still follows a predictable format: Deliver content. These formats both serve their purpose. You should be able to upload all types of media, including various video and audio files.

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