Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Learn the different types of audio descriptions, how they work, and how to create them so your institution stays compliant. Are audio descriptions like captions??. Audio descriptions (AD) talk through what’s being seen. Audio descriptions help many types of learners.

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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.

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Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

Central to the design was including a video player within the presentation. While experimenting with the graphics and video, I found that the content of the background graphic really drove the best position for the video player in order to get a pleasing effect. In the end, I found that three positions for the video player worked for all background graphics: middle-left, middle-center and middle-right. Click to Play Project.

Dynamic Language Translations for Storyline Projects

eLearning Brothers

Ideal for Non-Player Courseware. Because variables and states can’t dynamically change the text of Storyline player buttons and labels, you’ll only be able to take full advantage of this tutorial if you rely solely on custom user interface (UI) elements for buttons and other toggles. If your projects follow this design method, or you just want to learn a new trick, proceed to download the practice file to follow along with the steps below.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. Creating such a content player may be tough job using Silverlight (relative to Flash). Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. Creating such a content player may be tough job using Silverlight (relative to Flash). Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

There are often infrequent special needs that can range from specific content or skill knowledge to instructional design, professional videography and audio, to 3D animation – that could make staffing for these situations costly. Here are just a few ways a partner like Illumen has helped organizations by meeting them where they were at and playing the role of that flexible specialty player on their team’s bench. Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Review: iSpring Suite 10

BrightCarbon

The Manage Narration tool is super handy as it gives you the ability to trim down the audio and make basic improvements to its quality. My favourite thing has to be the ability to see the audio waves visually on a timeline.

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. For users with hearing impairment, add text equivalents for audio elements. For example, when delivering narrative audio, it is important to provide captions at the same time. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. Document methods of accessibility for users.

Best Types of Online Learning to Motivate Your Employees

eloomi

Types of online learning for employees This blog post gives you a summary of the best online learning types and methods to better navigate the world of employee training.

Light Up Your eLearning with Lightboxes in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

A lightbox, outside of the eLearning world, is a method used to bring more light to an object in isolation. In the eLearning world, a lightbox is similar in that it’s a method used to bring focus to a slide while remaining on the current slide. Because a lightbox is a call to separate slide, you can include video, animation, states, audio… in other words, anything you would include on a regular slide.

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

Web Courseworks

A much narrower view of DRM may refer to a specific method of controlling the viewing of video using electronic licensing and cryptographic keys. Protecting against the least technically involved theft of video, a click of the “download” icon, may involve just a simple setting change in your video player. For example, adding the “nodownload” option to either the HTML or JavaScript portion of the video.controlsList for an HTML5 video player [1].

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Tips and Tools We Use to Make Our Tutorial Videos | Jason Valade and Ryan Eash

TechSmith Camtasia

This world-class Instructional Designer duo has plenty of tips, tactics, and advice to share, so hit play on the video or podcast player, or keep reading to learn more. I tend to focus on the audio, on the voiceover. Audio tips when working remotely.

7 Key Benefits of Game-Based Education in a Digital World

Hurix Digital

Taking the students from one academic content to another with the least possible deviation in teaching methods. Traditional teaching methods don’t always offer students the opportunity to voice their opinions or ideas. Players are always required to give their inputs during games.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. For users with hearing impairment, add text equivalents for audio elements. For example, when delivering narrative audio, it is important to provide captions at the same time. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. Document methods of accessibility for users.

How to Make Accessible Courses for Higher Education Students

Hurix Digital

For instance, videos should be captioned for those who suffer from hearing disabilities and there should be audio for the visually impaired. . Also known as high contrast, the ideal text design method is to use black font on a white background. Add audio/video files.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. For users with hearing impairment, add text equivalents for audio elements. For example, when delivering narrative audio, it is important to provide captions at the same time. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. Document methods of accessibility for users.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

Stefanic: I recall a passion for 3D immersive environments as far back as 1985 playing Mercenary Escape from Targ on the nostalgic Commodore 64 where “the player must explore a world rendered in realtime 3D graphics, completing a number of non-linear tasks in order to achieve a single main objective”. An interesting sci fi book called ‘Ready Player One’ is said to be among the factors influencing the major I.T. The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic.

5 Related Costs in Getting Any LMS System

eAbyas Info Solutions

The support may be taken through email, video/audio calls, or even on-premises visiting by their support specialists. You can change the support player in case you find a better one. Moreover, this LMS pricing method suits well for both on-premises and cloud types of the LMS software.

2021 and Done!

Yukon Learning

Modern player updates, spanning from cover photos to custom colors. What is the Best Method for Tracking Progress? Why is My Audio Overlapping? Oh, wow! This year is coming to an end already….

eLearning Lessons from the 80s

eLearning Brothers

Barring freak accidents and acts of terror, nuclear power is arguably one of the safest and cleanest forms of energy, because we’ve refined the technology and methods we use to interact with it, and continue to do so. While it was a revolutionary method of holding information, the cassette tape was prone to unraveling and spilling shiny black strands of tape all over the place, looking more like a velociraptor’s disemboweled prey than a viable format of carrying music.

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What is Your Favorite Storyline 360 Feature?

Yukon Learning

If you combine other cool Storyline 360 elements (like Zoom Regions , Markers , and audio ) with your screencasts, it really takes learning to the next level!

dominKnow | ONE vs Articulate 360: an eLearning Authoring Tool Functionality Face-Off

Tesseract Learning

Content pages shrink to fit while responsive course players provide a little more room for the content and support touch for primary course controls. You can’t upload audio or create your own characters for the scenario. Capture’s approach to audio is similar.

Free L&D webinars for January 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Articulate Storyline: Creating, Saving, and Sharing Custom Players There are many variations in customizing the Player in Articulate Storyline. Create a custom Player for your organization or multiple custom Players for various departments within your organization.

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PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?

Take an e-Learning Break

I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. link] PPT2Video from Wondershare – strip out all the Articulate elements and insert audio on the page. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok.

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Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

Kitaboo

Adobe Captivate Prime: This platform provides full control over the eLearning process from course setup and delivery to tracking learner progress, with features such as Fluidic Player and intuitive dashboard.

4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

3Play Media

Typically, captions are added onto a video as a “sidecar file,” but this method is intended for online video where one can upload a caption file. Closed caption encoding is useful for certain video players like Quicktime or for video streaming services like Netflix, where videos can be downloaded to watch offline. Open caption encoding is useful for media players like Windows Media Player, or for social media. What is it?

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

This presentation will be an overview of the different methods in the planning, producing, publishing and promoting of hybrid podcasts with instructions on the building of a 508 compliant podcast. Method of delivery will be a hybrid podcast via the web with interaction either via email or a forum. AAC (m4a)–audio. Pop filters–you can buy it at any audio supply or use an old screen door and bend it around your mic. multitrack audio for Mac.

4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

3Play Media

Typically, captions are added onto a video as a “sidecar file,” but this method is intended for online video where one can upload a caption file. Closed caption encoding is useful for certain video players like Quicktime or for video streaming services like Netflix, where videos can be downloaded to watch offline. Open caption encoding is useful for media players like Windows Media Player, or for social media. What is it?

5 Ways Employee Training Games Improve Learning and Development ROI

The Game Agency

The learning pyramid , developed by the National Teaching Laboratory, estimates the following learning retention rates of the most popular methods for teaching and training: Lectures: 5% Reading: 10% Audio/visual: 20% Demonstration: 30% Discussion: 50% Practice by doing: 75% Teaching others: 90%. For example, Walmart created a simulation game called Spark City, which consists of short modules that allow players to understand a “day in the life of an hourly supervisor.

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The New 508 Compliance Rule – What it Means for Video in Higher Ed

TechSmith Camtasia

Are watching video lectures in a noisy place where the audio can’t be heard (for example, on public transportation). Learn better with two methods of input (visual and audio). Whichever method you choose, make sure it is a sustainable, scalable workflow that can handle the amount of content you need to caption on an ongoing basis. This highly-accurate method lets you outsource captioning to a company that specializes in that service.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

A method of sending messages or posting messages in a central location to be viewed and replied to by others over time. Posting and sharing of slides created for presentations, so contain audio to accompany the slides but often the slides are independent and can be downloaded and modified. A podcast is audio-based and is a collection of digital media files distributed over the Internet or intranet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers.

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Your Training Edge

By utilizing a simulation one does not have to utilize the page-turning method of learning through a book or sit through boring and monotonous classroom instruction. By building a narrative around the simulation, the user (player) is drawn in to a different world and immersed in the learning environment. While real-world activities are rarely compelling, gamification builds a narrative that engages players to participate and achieve the goals of the activity.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Unlike traditional training methods like face-to-face classes, your learners will be able to participate in discussions in real-time and complete their lessons on the go as long as they have internet access. Highlights: Course player with note taking and highlighting functions.

The 7 Best Kajabi Alternatives Reviewed for 2021

learnWorlds

Our fantastic course player makes navigation easy from one unit to another. The payment processing is this: You choose among five methods: Sandbox, Stripe, 2Checkout, PayPal, Shopify. Highly customizable course players, with pre-requisites and completion requirements.

eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

eLearningMind

Gamification is a small slice of the eLearning pie along with storytelling, scenarios, audio, video, graphics and social learning. Games provide feedback as players demonstrate their mastery.

Interactive learning content with H5P and LearnWorlds

learnWorlds

How and H5P activity appears in LearnWorlds Course Player. You can show the effects of a product, a method or a concept you are teaching! Audio recorder. Adding an audio recorder to your course can really help with practising or audio assignments. H5P’s audio recorder will make it easier for your students to record their voice, download the file and then send it to you for feedback.

dominKnow | ONE vs Articulate 360: an eLearning Authoring Tool Functionality Face-Off

Tesseract Learning

Content pages shrink to fit while responsive course players provide a little more room for the content and support touch for primary course controls. You can’t upload audio or create your own characters for the scenario. Capture’s approach to audio is similar.

dominKnow | ONE vs Articulate 360: an eLearning Authoring Tool Functionality Face-Off

Tesseract Learning

Content pages shrink to fit while responsive course players provide a little more room for the content and support touch for primary course controls. You can’t upload audio or create your own characters for the scenario. Capture’s approach to audio is similar.

Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners

Growth Engineering

That’s a lot of players, and an awful lot of spending! A large factor in the meteoric success of video games lies in their ability to engage players in ways that most other media could only dream of. Ambitious for the time, the game provided 3D replicas of entire cities, and allowed the player to climb up every single building they came across. Needless to say, this left the player with an enormous world to explore, both horizontally and vertically.